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Support pours in for Ahok after verdict

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, May 10 2017 | 12:24 am

PREMIUM Soon after a panel of judges at the North Jakarta District Court sentenced Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama to two years in prison, support began pouring in for the Jakarta governor.

Many of Ahok’s supporters and sympathizers expressed their dissatisfaction with the verdict, with most of them deeming it as unfair given the fact that prosecutors previously only demanded that Ahok be sente...