Jakarta – Decent Muslims Challenge Islamist Witch-Hunt!


Home at last, and just in time, as I can hear the rain beating down outside.

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However, this morning I was delighted to wake to another sunny Jakarta day, and even more delighted to see the headline in The Jakarta Globe this week…

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We are devoted Muslims, not offended by Ahok’s statement…

The report comes from the Pulau Seribu ( Thousand Islands) – just off the northern shore of our ever-interesting capital city – islands where I once spent a most pleasant short break.

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  • The islands are a popular weekend destination for less affluent people here, not expensive to reach or to stay over for a night or two.
  • But they have been in the headlines a lot here recently…
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  • …because that was where Governor Ahok made his jocular aside for which the worst elements in Indonesia want him put to death.
  • “We encourage the government to process the death penalty for Ahok as soon as possible,” said Rizieq.  http://www.suara.com/news/2016/10/14/134313/

  • That’s Habib Rizieq, so-called ‘high priest’ of the self-styled “Islam Defenders’ Front” – the notorious white-shirt vigilante gang, the FPI.
  • But now the overwhelmingly Muslim population of those islands have made their voice heard, refuting the bigot claim that his joke was ‘blasphemy.’
  • The Chairman of the Al Makmuriah Great Mosque board there, Faturrahman, set the record straight – he was actually present when Ahok made his speech that day – by saying that what Ahok said was not insulting and did not defame Islam…We are devoted Muslims, not offended by Ahok’s statement …
  • It’s to be hoped that many more decent Muslims will dissociate themselves from the witch-hunt, perhaps in response to the way some of the fanatics openly talk down to them.
  • Last week, the FPI, who are notoriously sexist as well as sectarian…

IslamoNazi Gauleiter – “Women Already Have Limitations, Let Alone Non-Muslims!” 

…hit a new low in talking down to Muslims who don’t share their arrogant attitude, by which I mean their claim to be more qualified than others on who is and who isn’t Muslim enough.                       Jakarta Mosque Mayhem – IslamoNazi Louts Silence Moderate! 

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Yet another Habib  -the name’s said to denote descent from their Prophet!  Habibs Galore – White-Shirt Gang Leaders Go On Trial! 

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Their Jakarta Gauleiter, Habib Novel Bakmukmin  – the same geezer who dissed women with that outburst about their ‘limitations’ – seemed to evince an almost archaic snobbery when he  called the residents who laughed upon hearing Ahok’s statement –

  • – wait for it –

COMMONERS!’ 


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Hell, that sounds as stuck-up as some of the pinko expats who send me insulting snobbish comments about how I so disgracefully live and work and dine out among ordinary Indonesian folks. 

 

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