Members of the Batak Christian Protestant Church must find a new place to worship, after protesters forced them to evacuate seven of the homes where they had been holding church services. The protesters – Muslim hardliners – say the Christians were engaged in illegal religious activity.
The incident turns a sharp eye on intolerance in a country U.S. President Barack Obama recently hailed for its religious pluralism.
Sunday’s protesters included supporters of the Islamic Defenders Front, a radical Islamic group known for its confrontational tactics, as well as members of several conservative Muslim movements.
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