Tag : Jakarta
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 : 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
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
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
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 : 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
Twitter title : Twitter Warns Law Enforcement Agencies On Using Its Data For Surveillance
summary : Twitter is taking an action against the inappropriate use of their service. The social media platform has a policy that prohibits developers from allowing any other entity, like the law enforcement agencies, to use their data for surveillance. Twitter issued a warning that they will suspend or terminate the access of those that violate their rules.
date : Nov 24, 2016 11:49 AM 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
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
AirAsia Tragedy title : Final Moments of Doomed AirAsia Flight Involved 'Unbelievably' Steep Climb
summary : Investigators may have found the crash site of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, based on the wreckage and bodies recovered so far. However, radar-based data indicated that the plane may have faced a steep climb before crashing.
date : Dec 31, 2014 05:06 PM EST
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