"Sentencing the defendant to four years in prison," said Judge Khadwanto.
According to reports, prosectors recommended 6 years's imprisonment for the firebrand cleric in an earlier hearing.
"I appeal the court's decision," the controversial cleric stated.
Last month, the former FPI leader was sentenced to eight months in prison for holding public events in Petamburan area in Central Jakarta.
In the same month, Rizieq was sentenced to a fine of Rp20 million for joining public events in Megamendung area in Bogor.