Hardline Muslim groups attending a protest against Jakarta’s governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: Reuters Hardline Muslim groups attending a protest against Jakarta’s governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: Reuters
Hardline Muslim groups attending a protest against Jakarta’s governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: Reuters

‘He humiliated the Koran’: tens of thousands of Muslims rally to demand Jakarta governor resign over blasphemy

Critics are angry that Purnama, who is Christian and ethnic Chinese, countered an opponent’s attack by citing a verse from the Koran

Hardline Muslim groups attending a protest against Jakarta’s governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: Reuters Hardline Muslim groups attending a protest against Jakarta’s governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: Reuters
Hardline Muslim groups attending a protest against Jakarta’s governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: Reuters
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