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Issues of the day: FPI opposes Ahok leading Islamic bodies

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  /   Fri, October 12 2012   /  09:23 am
Fundamentalist: Members of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) protest in front of the Jakarta City Council on Tuesday. The hard-line group is oncerned that deputy-governor-elect Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnana, who is a Christian, holds positions on the boards of several Islamic bodies. (Antara/Reno Esnir)(FPI) protest in front of the Jakarta City Council on Tuesday. The hard-line group is oncerned that deputy-governor-elect Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnana, who is a Christian, holds positions on the boards of several Islamic bodies. (Antara/Reno Esnir)

Fundamentalist: Members of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) protest in front of the Jakarta City Council on Tuesday. The hard-line group is oncerned that deputy-governor-elect Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnana, who is a Christian, holds positions on the boards of several Islamic bodies. (Antara/Reno Esnir)Oct. 9, OnlineSecretary for Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) Jakarta Novel said that deputy governor-elect Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is a Christian, was not capable of leading several Islamic bodies, including Islamic Center or Alms and Donation Agency (Bazis).The regulation stipulates that deputy governor would hold important positions in eight Islamic agencies in the capital, namely chief patron of Koran language and knowledge Institution (LBIQ), chief patron of Koran reading competition Institute (LPTQ), advisory council chairman of Alms and Donation Agency (Basiz), chief patron of ...