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Church, homes burned in Masohi blasphemy riot

  • M. Azis Tunny

    The Jakarta Post

Ambon | Wed, December 10 2008 | 10:57 am

PREMIUM What started as a peaceful rally at the Central Maluku Education Agency in Masohi, Maluku, escalated into a major riot between two neighborhoods on Tuesday. The demonstration that took place at 8:30 a.m. local time (6:30 a.m. Jakarta time) was sparked by a complaint lodged with police, by the local chapter of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), over the alleged blasphemy of a local teache...