The heavy torrential rains that have been hitting us hard lately, causing floods in many parts of Jakarta almost every week, has not only affected the capital, but also other areas in Indonesia. In Karawang, at least 13 housing estates were flooded, with more than 1,500 houses damaged, while Bandung had its worst in almost a decade, displacing thousands and destroying public facilities.
Breaking News: Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has been named a suspect in blasphemy case over a campaign speech which quoted a Koranic verse while campaigning in Pramuka Island, Kepulauan Seribu, The Jakarta Globe reports. National Police’s criminal investigation unit chief Comr. Gen. Ari Dono Sukamto said Basuki allegedly violated Article 156 of the Criminal Code Procedure on blasphemy and Article 28 of Electronic Information Law on cyber harassment. Do you think Ahok deserves his prosecution? Let us know what you think and leave a comment in the comments section.
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