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Basuki Tjahaja Purnama

Jakarta’s Christian governor sent to the slammer

Purnama, Jakarta’s first non-Muslim governor for half a century and its first ethnic Chinese leader.

10 May 2017 6:46 AM

Jakarta governor fights Quran blasphemy charges

Purnama, better known by his nickname Ahok, ignited a firestorm of criticism when he quoted a verse from the Islamic holy text.

21 Dec 2016 1:58 AM