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Hard-line Muslim Protest Against Christian Jakarta Governor Ends in Violence

A massive demonstration in Jakarta against the governor turned violent Friday night when protesters burned police cars and officers responded with tear gas and water cannons. Police say at least one person was killed and seven wounded in the violence. The scenes capped off a dramatic day that brought more than 50,000 hard-line Muslim protesters onto the streets to voice their ire at the city's Chinese-Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who has been accused of...

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