Tag : Ahok
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok title : Ahok Drops Blasphemy Appeal, Urges Supporters to Trust God for Justice: 'God Doesn't Sleep'
summary : In a surprising turn of events, Jakarta's Christian ex-governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (also known as "Ahok"), has withdrawn his appeal against his two-year prison sentence for blasphemy "for the sake of our people and nation" and urged his supporters to trust God for the future.
date : May 24, 2017 12:47 PM EDT
Rizieq Shihab title : Muslim Cleric Who Led Protests Against Ahok Wanted by Indonesian Police for Sexting Scandal
summary : Rizieq Shihab, the leader of the Muslim hardliner group that led the massive protests against Jakarta’s outgoing governor Ahok (Basuki Tjahaja Purnama), is being hunted by Indonesia police for engaging in racy chats with girlfriend Firza Husein.
date : May 18, 2017 12:58 PM EDT
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok title : Jakarta's Ahok Serves Prison Sentence with Bible as His Only Companion
summary : As outgoing Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known by his Chinese nickname Ahok, serves his two-year jail sentence, the Bible is his only companion.
date : May 12, 2017 06:16 PM EDT
Ahok title : Franklin Graham: Jakarta's Christian Governor Ahok Imprisonment 'Miscarriage of Justice', Proof 'Islam Wants Domination' in Indonesia
summary : Franklin Graham has said that the imprisonment of the Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama - better known by his nickname Ahok, is a "total miscarriage of justice" and evidence that "Islam wants domination".
date : May 10, 2017 11:13 AM EDT
Ahok title : Imprisonment of Jakarta's Christian Governor Ahok for Blaspheming Quran Will 'Embolden' Muslim Extremists, Says Expert
summary : In what is being called a "sad day for Indonesia", the Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama - better known by his nickname Ahok, has been sentenced to two years in prison by a court that found him guilty of blaspheming the Quran.
date : May 09, 2017 10:24 AM EDT
Jakarta Protest Against Ahok title : After Christian Governor Ahok’s Defeat, Indonesia's Muslim Hardliners Eye 2019 Presidential Election
summary : The results of the recent gubernatorial election in Jakarta, with the incumbent Christian governor losing to a Muslim candidate after a religiously tinged campaign, could be a sign of rising political Islam in Indonesia, some experts said.
date : Apr 22, 2017 03:58 PM EDT
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok title : Ahok Concedes Defeat to Muslim Rival in Jakarta Governor Election
summary : After a divisive election campaign rocked with protests and a blasphemy trial, Jakarta’s “quick count” election results show Christian governor Ahok trailing behind Muslim candidate Anies Baswedan.
date : Apr 19, 2017 02:07 PM EDT
Indonesia Tragedy title : Indonesian Woman Who Embraced Christianity Banished from Home by Muslim Family as Religious Intolerance Intensifies
summary : An Indonesian woman who embraced Christianity and rejected the teachings of Islam has been banished from her home by her Muslim family as religious intolerance continues to increase in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation.
date : Apr 19, 2017 11:50 AM EDT
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok title : Ahok Leads Polls Ahead of Jakarta Runoff Election
summary : Jakarta’s Christian governor Ahok, or Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, led the polls by a slim margin a few days ahead of the runoff election. Experts say it's difficult to predict who will win.
date : Apr 17, 2017 04:09 PM EDT
Marvel Comics title : Muslim Artist Inserts Secret Anti-Christian References in 'X-Men Gold' Comic, Marvel Responds
summary : Marvel comics have come under fire after it was discovered that an Indonesian artist inserted 'secret, coded anti-Christian and anti-Jewish messages' in a recent issue to protest the Christian governor of Jakarta.
date : Apr 10, 2017 10:38 AM EDT
Jakarta Governor Ahok title : Amid Indonesia Religious Tolerance Test, Christian Gov. Ahok ‘Happy History Chose Me for This Position’
summary : With the nearing Feb. 15 Jakarta gubernatorial polls, the world waits to see whether or not the country will pass the test for religious tolerance. And in the middle of it all stands Jakarta’s Christian governor Ahok, who says he’s just “happy” to have been placed in such position.
date : Feb 11, 2017 09:28 PM EST
Prayer Rally Against Ahok title : Days Before Election, Thousands Hold Mass Prayer Urging Muslims Not to Vote for Jakata Christian Gov. Ahok
summary : Tens of thousands of Muslims gathered Friday for a mass prayer at Istiqlal Mosque to discourage voters from voting for incumbent Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok, who is a Christian.
date : Feb 11, 2017 09:29 PM EST
Rizieq Shihab title : Muslim Leader of Protests Against Jakarta's Christian Governor Now Facing Blasphemy Charges
summary : In an ironic turn of events, the leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) who led the charge against the Christian governor of Jakarta for blasphemy is now facing the same charge after making an offensive comment regarding Jesus Christ.
date : Jan 02, 2017 01:03 PM EST
Gov. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama title : Court Rejects Defense Statement of Jakarta Gov. Ahok, Blasphemy Trial to Proceed
summary : The North Jakarta District Court rejected the defense statement of Jakarta Gov. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok when the hearing resumed on Tuesday.
date : Dec 29, 2016 01:33 AM EST
Jakarta Governor Ahok title : Jakarta Governor Ahok Returns to Court for Blasphemy Trial, Accused of Causing ‘Disunity Among Muslims’
summary : After an emotional appearance on the first day of trial for blasphemy charges last week, Jakarta’s controversial Christian governor Ahok went back to court Tuesday.
date : Dec 20, 2016 11:05 AM EST
Indonesia title : Muslims Force Christians to End Christmas Celebration in Indonesia
summary : The War on Christmas continues to rage on, most recently in Indonesia, where an Islamist group forced a church to end their Christmas celebrations.
date : Dec 15, 2016 12:28 PM EST
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama title : Christian Governor of Jakarta Denies Insulting Islam in Indonesia, Faces Prison: Trial Update
summary : Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the Christian governor of Jakarta in Indonesia, denied insulting Islam in the first day of a trial in which he is blamed of blasphemy. As a non-Muslim governor of the capital of Indonesia, Purnama was accused of misusing a Qur'anic verse to gain votes during his pre-election campaign -- a verse that suggests Muslims should not be ruled by non-Muslims. His case is being perceived as a test of religious liberty in Indonesia, which is about 87 percent Islamic and home to 12.7 percent of the world's Muslims.
date : Dec 13, 2016 03:12 PM EST
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama ("Ahok") title : Jakarta Governor Ahok Asks for Prayers as He Faces Trial for Blasphemy
summary : Jakarta’s Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, was emotional and spoke softly as he asked people to pray for him while he goes on trial for blasphemy.
date : Dec 04, 2016 08:08 AM EST
Indonesia Protest title : Indonesia Protest: 200,000 Call for Arrest of Christian Governor Ahok Over Alleged Blasphemy
summary : At least 200,000 conservative Muslims gathered in Indonesia in a show of force to call for the arrest of Jakarta's Christian governor over accusations of blasphemy.
date : Dec 04, 2016 08:09 AM EST
Indonesia Protest Against Gov. Ahok title : Indonesia Protest: Violence Erupts as Thousands Rally Against Christian Gov. Ahok Over Alleged Blasphemy
summary : Up to 50,000 protesters gathered in the streets of Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday over the alleged blasphemy of Gov. Basuki Tjahja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, who is a Christian.
date : Nov 04, 2016 03:08 PM EDT
Protest Against Gov. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama title : Thousands of Islamic Hardliners Protest Indonesia’s Christian Governor For Allegedly Insulting Islam
summary : Thousands of protesters gathered in Jakarta earlier this month calling for the execution of its Christian governor over some remarks that were allegedly an insult to the Quran.
date : Oct 24, 2016 11:21 PM EDT
Chinese Christian Jakarta Governor title : Indonesia: Chinese Christian Installed as Jakarta's Governor Despite Violent Islamic Protests
summary : Indonesia, which has a majority Muslim population, has its capital Jakarta being led by a governor who is of Chinese descent and Christian Protestant.
date : Nov 21, 2014 11:49 PM EST