Protest outside the Indian Embassy, Jakarta

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Crowds gathered outside the Indian Embassy in Jakarta to protest. (IO/Pramita Hendra)

Jakarta, IO – A number of mass organizations held a protest, dubbed “1706 Action,” outside the Indian Embassy in South Jakarta, Friday (17/6). It started after the Friday prayer at around 13.00 WIB. They condemned the remark made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma during a televised debate that is deemed insulting to Prophet Muhammad and Islam. (Pramita Hendra)