Tag : Indonesia
Indonesia title : Blind Indonesian Girl Refuses to Renounce Christ Despite Beatings from Hindu Family
summary : A blind Indonesian girl who converted to Christianity thanks to the witness of a local missionary refused to renounce the name of Jesus Christ despite continued beatings and threats carried out by her Hindu family.
date : May 23, 2017 10:21 AM EDT
Jakob Tobing, president of Leimena Institute and Indonesia’s former ambassador to South Korea title : Indonesia: Proud ‘Model Muslim Country’ Scrambles to Fight Off Islamic Extremism
summary : WASHINGTON - Tucked inside a sleek modernist room just blocks from the U.S. Capitol sat a hand-picked group of diplomats and scholars invited to take on the weighty task of helping the world's most populous Muslim country resist becoming an Islamic state.
date : May 22, 2017 10:24 PM EDT
Indonesia title : Hindu Leader Bedridden for Years Due to 'Black Magic' Embraces Christianity After Miraculous Healing
summary : The prominent leader of a Hindu temple who practiced "black magic" and was left bedridden for two years due to a serious illness embraced Christianity after Jesus miraculously healed him.
date : May 22, 2017 11:31 AM 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
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
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
Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama ("Ahok") title : Franklin Graham Urges Christians To Pray for Jakarta Governor Ahok Amid Blasphemy Trial
summary : Evangelist Franklin Graham has called on Christians around the world to unite in prayer for the Christian governor of Jakarta as he faces a blasphemy charge for allegedly insulting Islam.
date : Dec 14, 2016 11:14 AM 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 : Emotions Swirl as Blasphemy Trial Begins in Indonesia
summary : The blasphemy trial of Jakarta Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama began this morning, with the ethnic Chinese Christian breaking into tears inside the courtroom while hundreds of people protested outside.
date : Dec 13, 2016 02:32 PM EST
Indonesia Protest Against Gov. Ahok title : Indonesia Faces Defining Moment in 'Blasphemy' Protests against Christian Governor Ahok
summary : Having concluded their investigations, Indonesian police have now named Jakarta's ethnic Chinese Christian Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama a suspect in a blasphemy case. The case that has produced virulent protests will now to go trial.
date : Dec 01, 2016 03:54 PM EST
Child title : Christian Parents of 4 Y/O Girl Severely Burned in Terrorist Attack Say Faith Allows Them to Forgive
summary : Christian parents whose four-year-old daughter was severely injured following an attack by an alleged Islamic extremist on a church in Borneo, Indonesia have said their faith allows them to forgive their persecutor.
date : Nov 17, 2016 01:40 PM EST
Jakarta title : Indonesia to Pursue Blasphemy Case Against Capital's Christian Governor as Tension Simmers
summary : Indonesian police said on Wednesday they will investigate a blasphemy complaint by Muslim groups against the Christian governor of Jakarta, amid simmering religious and ethnic tension in the world's largest Muslim-majority country.
date : Nov 16, 2016 08:53 AM EST
Manbij 4 man and child title : 2 Y/O Girl Dies From Burns After Muslim Extremist Wearing 'Jihad' Shirt Torches Church in Indonesia
summary : A 2 year-old girl has died after suffering burns on the majority of her body following an attack by an alleged Islamic extremist on a church in Borneo, Indonesia.
date : Nov 15, 2016 02:13 PM EST
Church in Aceh title : Growing Indonesian Churches ‘Worship in the Woods’ a Year after Church Buildings Were Demolished
summary : Christians in Aceh Singkil are forced to worship in tents set up in the woods one year after their church buildings were demolished by Islamic extremists, as prospects to rebuild new buildings remain bleak.
date : Nov 14, 2016 11:26 PM EST
Indonesia Tragedy title : Church in Indonesia Continues to Stand Firm in Faith Despite Death Threats from Muslim Extremists
summary : Despite facing threats of violence and death from local Muslims, Christians in Indonesia are standing firm in their faith, taking to heart the words of the Apostle Paul - "In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us."
date : Aug 15, 2016 01:44 PM EDT
Muslim Extremists title : Indonesia Deploys 1,500 Officers To Guard Christian Churches During Christmas Season Amid Increased ISIS Threat
summary : In a sobering turn of events, the government of Indonesia has announced it will deploy nearly 1,500 officers to guard Christian churches this coming Christmas season due to the increased number of ISIS terror attacks in the region.
date : Dec 17, 2015 11:46 AM EST
Manny Pacquiao title : Boxer Manny Pacquiao Helped Convince Indonesia’s Government to Spare Filipino Woman’s Life
summary : Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao has been preparing for what some have called the “fight of the century” with Floyd Mayweather on Saturday. However, his recent efforts have been credited in saving a Filipino woman’s life in Indonesia.
date : Apr 30, 2015 01:39 AM EDT
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