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The jailing of the governor of Jakarta is deeply unjust and absurd

The blasphemy case was a decisive factor in Ahok’s defeat to a Muslim candidate in last month’s election

Unofficial results show the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital was resoundingly defeated today

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Christian Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama is charged with insulting Islam

Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama wept as he described the role his Muslim godparents played in his childhood

The demonstration followed protests by hardline Muslims against the city’s minority Christian governor

The protest in Jakarta was the second by hardline Muslims over the governor’s alleged blasphemy

Last month 100,000 people protested over the alleged blasphemy of the city’s Christian governor