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Indonesia has sentenced the Christian to two years of prison for blasphemy - RIA Novosti, 5/9/2017


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MOSCOW, on May 9 — RIA Novosti. The court of Indonesia has sentenced to two years of imprisonment of the governor of Jakarta the Christian Basuki Chakhaya Purnam on a charge of blasphemous statements concerning the Koran, Associated Press.© RIA Novosti reports. Maria Shustrovakak Christians on the Holy Land are enticed into Islam radical брошюрамиСуд has decided that Purnama is guilty of blasphemy. The governor has declared that he appeals against sentence. It is reported that prosecutors didn't insist on imprisonment, and recommended to imprison the official conditionally. Purnama is the Christian governor of Jakarta and the first ethnic Chinese first for the last half a century on this post. He has occupied him in 2014 after his former chief Joko Widodo has been elected the president of Indonesia. Purnama who has won popularity of capital inhabitants resolute fight against corruption and bureaucracy prior to the protest actions of Muslims was considered as the most probable winner of elections of the governor. And a result he has lost in the second round in April to the ex-Minister of Education and Culture of Indonesia Anis Basvedan who will officially hold a post of the governor of Jakarta in October.

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