Christian Governor on trial for blasphemy

A Christian governor in Indonesia faces five years in prison after citing the Quran while campaigning.

The governor of Jakarta is on trial for blasphemy in a case based on controversial religious freedom laws in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.

Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama is the first Christian governor of the capital city in decades and the first belonging to Indonesia’s ethnic Chinese community. read more…



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