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Religio-political forces on rise in Indonesia, new paper argues

The 100,000-strong crowd that turned out in downtown Jakarta for Sunday’s protest over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli’s capital again demonstrates the newfound power of what academia calls religio-political entrepreneurs. It was the largest pro-Palestine protest in the Indonesian capital in memory, though outnumbered by the massive crowds who demonstrated against Jakarta’s ethnic-Chinese […]