Basuki’s Verdict Got Attention All Around The World

This controversy seems to get attention not only from local people, Jakarta or Indonesia, but also other countries.

Jakarta non-active governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), has been resolved as guilty of blasphemy in a trial seen as a test of Indonesia’s religious tolerance. He has been sentenced to two years in prison and his prosecutors claimed to appeal Ahok’s sentence to the North Jakarta District Court’s.

What interested from this situation was appear some comments both pro & contra around the internet. Not only that, several media overseas also cover this story like CNN, Aljazeera, The Australian, and much more.

Take a look on how buzz around the internet which tracked by us

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To be concluded, two keywords “Aksi Lilin Ahok” & “Sidang Ahok” appear to be most engaged on the internet.

Several tweets appear both pro and contra relate to this. While the contra team give some harsh statement that they think the sentence isn’t long enough, the pro team do a light up the candle as part of their support Ahok.

Source: Twitter.com

 

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Source: Twitter.com

 

Ahok Jail - tweet 1
Source: Twitter.com

 

Ahok Jail - tweet 4
Source: Twitter.com

Even UN also give the statement on this situation.

Ahok Jail - UN statement
Source: Twitter.com

Find out more other buzz topics that we discover around the internet here!

Sarah is a social media content writer for Sonar Platform, currently majoring in Public Relations at the London School of Public Relations, Jakarta

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Sarah is a social media content writer for Sonar Platform, currently majoring in Public Relations at the London School of Public Relations, Jakarta

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