Man in custody after mob strips him in street for alleged anti-Islamic posts on social media
Apollinaris Darmawan, a Catholic man in Bandung, West Java, has been arrested for allegedly posting blasphemous comments about Islam and Prophet Muhammad on social media. (Photo supplied)
Police in Indonesia’s West Java province have arrested a Catholic man accused of insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on social media.Apollinaris Darmawan, 70, from Bandung, is alleged to have made the insulting comments on Twitter, including one that claims “Islam is not a religion but a heretical teaching that silences and uncivilizes its people.” He also allegedly posted an anti-Islamic video on YouTube.
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