An Indonesian protester waves flags as he stands on a fountain during a protest against allegedly blasphemous remark made by Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: EPAAn Indonesian protester waves flags as he stands on a fountain during a protest against allegedly blasphemous remark made by Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: EPA
An Indonesian protester waves flags as he stands on a fountain during a protest against allegedly blasphemous remark made by Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: EPA

Jakarta’s violent identity crisis: behind the vilification of Chinese-Indonesians

Economic success of the group’s small elite has led to repeated bouts of resentment, discrimination and even violent assaults

Topic |   Chinese overseas
An Indonesian protester waves flags as he stands on a fountain during a protest against allegedly blasphemous remark made by Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: EPAAn Indonesian protester waves flags as he stands on a fountain during a protest against allegedly blasphemous remark made by Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: EPA
An Indonesian protester waves flags as he stands on a fountain during a protest against allegedly blasphemous remark made by Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. Photo: EPA
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