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Indonesian Christians on Edge at Ahok Trial

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The blasphemy trial of Jakarta's Chinese Christian governor has begun during anxious times for Indonesian Christians. Last week, a hardline Muslim group shut down a Christmas celebration in Bandung, West Java, provoking widespread alarm on social media and a pointed statement from the city’s mayor. In subsequent days, another Muslim hardline group forced a Christian university in Yogyakarta to remove billboards featuring hijabi women, and in East Nusa Tenggara, a Christian vigilante...

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