Jakarta's governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, at his sentencing. Photo: EPA

Ethnic Chinese governor’s jail term for ‘insulting Islam’ stokes tensions in Indonesia

Imprisonment of Basuki ‘Ahok’ Purnama, Jakarta’s Christian leader, on blasphemy charges creates perception the judiciary has become part of rising intolerance in the Muslim-majority country

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Jakarta's governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok, at his sentencing. Photo: EPA
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