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Jakarta protests explained

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Tens of thousands of people rallied in Jakarta last weekend, calling for tolerance and unity.

This was after conservative Muslims protested against minority Christian governor Ahok, who is being prosecuted for alleged blasphemy.

National leaders have emphasised the importance of keeping Indonesia united as an ethnically diverse nation.

Reporter Rochelle Kirkham has more.

 

Photo credit: The Daily Telegraph

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