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Jakarta Post

The backlash against French President Emmanuel Macron's comments on Islam is gathering steam in Indonesia – the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation. The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) called for a boycott of French goods and products on Oct. 30. On the next day, President Joko Widodo issued a statement condemning Macron’s defense of the right to publish cartoons seen as offensive to Islam. Several anti-France protests have also erupted across the country.

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