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3Novices:Christian governor fights to save job in Muslim-majority Jakarta

Polls opened on Wednesday in Jakarta’s election run-off with the Christian governor fighting for his job despite standing trial for blasphemy, in a vote that has stoked religious tensions in Muslim-majority Indonesia.
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is facing a Muslim challenger, heavyweight former minister Anies Baswedan, in a neck-and-neck race to lead the sprawling capital of over 10 million people.
Purnama, the city’s first non-Muslim governor for half a century and its first ethnic…
April 19, 2017 at 08:18AM http://ift.tt/2pA4orx
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