Indonesian Muslims protest China’s detention of Uighurs

1000Source: Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Several hundred protesters chanted “God is Great” and “Get out, communist!” outside China’s embassy in the Indonesian capital on Friday, demanding an end to mass detentions of Uighur Muslims.

The white-robed protesters, almost outnumbered by police, waved banners emblazoned with “Muslims unite to free Uighurs” and flags bearing the Islamic declaration of faith.

Protest organizer Slamet Ma’arif told the crowd that included members of the Islamic Defenders Front vigilante group that their Muslim brothers were “suffering oppression, torture and cruelty by the Chinese communist government.”

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  1. Well, may be the organizers could tell us what they plan to do with the Ahmadi-Muslims still in temporary shelter after their houses were burned down (in Lombok and elsewhere).

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