Indonesia police brace for hardline Islamic protest

Thousands of hardline Muslims are expected to take to the streets on Friday to protest against the governor of Jakarta, a Christian and the first ethnic Chinese in the job, over claims he insulted the Quran.

Jakarta police said dozens of social media accounts were discovered “publishing provocative statements and images” and urging people to take violent action in the name of Islam against governor Basuki Tjahja Purnama, better known by his nickname “Ahok”, including calls to kill him, read more at Asia One….

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