Indonesia church plan opposed | Indonesia News | Al Jazeera

Indonesia church plan opposed

Muslims say construction of church in Jakarta suburb violates local regulations.


    Thousands of people in Indonesia have been protesting against the construction of a church just outside Jakarta, the capital city.

    Muslims say the plan does not comply with the Indonesian law, which requires the support of the local community before building a house of worship.

    Christians, however, say that they have already attained the backing of the local government.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from the Indonesian province of West Java.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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