Verdict expected in blasphemy case against Jakarta’s Christian governor…


Date: May 08, 2017

01) Verdict expected in blasphemy case against Jakarta’s Christian governor

“An Indonesian court is expected to decide on Tuesday whether Jakarta’s Christian governor is guilty of blasphemy against Islam, in a trial that is widely seen as a test of religious tolerance in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation.

The government has been criticized for not doing enough to protect religious minorities but President Joko Widodo, a key ally of Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, has urged restraint over the trial and called for all sides to respect the legal process.”

So, this guy could be sent to prison for up to five years, for criticizing his opponents use of the Qu’ran during his campaign?

Why on earth does the second largest religion on this planet need protection from criticism?

Once you’ve gotten this big…unless you’ve got something to hide…criticism isn’t really going to bring your faith crashing to the ground…Certainly no time soon, anyway.

One would imagine that Muslims have enough faith in their own faith, to remain unshaken in the face of criticism…Yes?

…Or, maybe not…

…And maybe that’s the real issue?

Is Islam honestly so fragile?


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