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Local shout slogans during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia (AP)

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

Indonesian Muslims march during a rally against Jakarta's minority Christian Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

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

A Muslim protester runs near a burning vehicle during a clash with the police outside the presidential palace in Jakarta (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

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

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Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as "Ahok" (AP)

The Islamic Defenders Front is demanding the arrest of Jakarta’s Christian governor

Indonesians shout slogans as they call for unity at a rally on November 19 (AP)

The rally called for unity after the city’s popular Christian governor was named a suspect in a blasphemy investigation

Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as Ahok  (AP)

The governor cannot leave the country while the investigation is underway

Archbishop Pierre at the US bishops' plenary meeting in Baltimore (AP)

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Muslim protesters pull razor wire blocking a road that leads to the presidential palace during a rally against Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama in Jakarta, Indonesia (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Protesters in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta called for the governor to be arrested

Early morning fog shrouds skyscrapers in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (AP)

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