Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as ‘Ahok’, faces up to five years in prison if found guilty of blasphemy. He is the first ethnic Chinese governor of Jakarta and the first Christian in more than half a century. Photo: AFP

Jakarta's Christian governor chokes back tears at his blasphemy trial

Trial is seen as a test of religious freedom in the world largest Muslim-majority nation

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Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as ‘Ahok’, faces up to five years in prison if found guilty of blasphemy. He is the first ethnic Chinese governor of Jakarta and the first Christian in more than half a century. Photo: AFP
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