The Governor of Jakarta sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy
The Governor of the Indonesian capital, Basak Cahay Purnama sentenced to two years in prison for insulting the feelings of believers. The appropriate verdict is rendered the court of Jakarta.
The reason for the prosecution was introduced in September last year, the video, which sounds incorrect for Muslims the statements of the official who is an ethnic Chinese and a Christian, reports TASS.
In November in Jakarta, there were mass protests against Basuki Cahaya Purnama accused of “blasphemous statements against Islam”. According to various estimates, the rally was attended by 50 thousand to 200 thousand people.