Category: Jakarta

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1000’s rally in Jakarta in opposition to US Jerusalem pass

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied outside the US embassy in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Sunday’s protest was the fourth and largest mass rally in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim nation, since Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem’s status on December 6.  An estimated 80,000 protesters called…

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US Jerusalem travel: Fury spreads from Jakarta to Rabat

A wave of anger against a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has spread from Asia, through the Middle East, to North Africa, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to denounce the controversial move. Protesters filled central avenues and squares in a number of major international cities on Sunday, waving the…