Jakarta Post

Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post 34
Video Weather icon 30°C
DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
30°C Partly Cloudy

Dry and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed

    26℃ - 32℃

  • Thu

    25℃ - 32℃

  • Fri

    25℃ - 31℃

  • Sat

    26℃ - 30℃

Indonesian-Chinese protest removal of Buddha statue

  • Apriadi Gunawan

    The Jakarta Post

Medan | Wed, October 20 2010 | 10:59 am

The Indonesian-Chinese community in Tanjung Balai municipality in North Sumatra has protested against the administration’s plan to dismantle a statute of Buddha on top of the Tri Ratna Temple.Mayor Sutrisno Hadi has ordered that the statue be removed, claiming that this was called for by public pressures.However, many suspect his policy is permeated with political motives.For Buddhists, the mayo...

TRY A DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION

Comments