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Lawmakers promise to help protect churches

  • Bagus Budi Tama Saragih

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, February 10 2010 | 09:37 am

PREMIUM Hundreds of Christians protested at the House of Representatives on Tuesday, demanding the government protect churches across the country from mob attacks and forced closure.

They told legislators the attacks and closures by local mobs, with tacit support from state officials, had been on the rise over the past few years.

Protestors said the harassment and attacks often involved hard...