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Indonesia: Ahok release

Jakarta’s former governor, known as Ahok, who was sentenced to two years in jail for blasphemy against Islam, was due to be released from prison on 24 January, four months ahead of schedule.

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Ex-governor Ahok| photo: BBC

The ethnic Chinese Christian, whose real name is Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, should have been released in May but has been granted early release.