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Indonesia: Stop blasphemy case against Jakarta governor and incitement charges against university lecturer

, Index number: ASA 21/5353/2016

Amnesty International calls on the Indonesian authorities to immediately drop the criminal cases against the Governor of Jakarta for alleged blasphemy and a university lecturer, Buni Yani, for alleged religious-based incitement. In both cases these prosecutions are inconsistent with Indonesia’s obligations to respect and protect freedom of expression and of thought, conscience and religion or belief.

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