Indonesia: Misunderstanders of Islam burn churches, attack court building
Because a Christian man got five years in prison for distributing pamphlets they considered insulting to Islam. They believed he should have gotten the death penalty. “Indonesia: Angry Muslim crowd attacks Java churches,” from the BBC, February 8 (thanks to JW):
More than 1,000 Muslim protesters have stormed a courthouse and burned two churches in central Java, Indonesia.
The attacks in Temanggung happened after a Christian man was sentenced to five years in jail for distributing leaflets deemed insulting to Islam.
Indonesian police said the crowd considered the sentence too lenient and were demanding the death penalty…….
Content Warning, Graphic!
Wild mob beats 3 people to death with machetes, sticks & rocks in Indonesia
Always remember the obligatory BS-verse: “The vast majority of Indonesia’s Muslims practice a moderate form of the faith and do not advocate violence”.