Thousands protest in Indonesia against Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital [Photos]

Tens of thousands protested in Jakarta in Indonesia on Sunday against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

FP Staff December 17, 2017 15:42:16 IST
Tens of thousands of Indonesians protested in Jakarta on Sunday against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. AP
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Tens of thousands of Indonesians protested in Jakarta on Sunday against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. AP
The protest was organised by the top Islamic authority the Indonesian Ulema Council and supported by the government as well as several other Islamic organisations. AP
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The protest was organised by the top Islamic authority the Indonesian Ulema Council and supported by the government as well as several other Islamic organisations. AP
Around 80,000 protesters gathered at the National Monument, a tower that looms over central Jakarta, waving the Palestine flag and banners reading 'Free Palestine'. AP
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Around 80,000 protesters gathered at the National Monument, a tower that looms over central Jakarta, waving the Palestine flag and banners reading 'Free Palestine'. AP
Dressed mostly in white, the demonstrators urged the US to change its decision. AP
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Dressed mostly in white, the demonstrators urged the US to change its decision. AP
Indonesia's religious affairs minister and Jakarta's governor were among those at the protest site just a few metres from the US embassy. AP
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Indonesia's religious affairs minister and Jakarta's governor were among those at the protest site just a few metres from the US embassy. AP
Indonesia has condemned President Donald Trump's decision, with President Joko Widodo joining other world Islamic leaders last Wednesday in an emergency summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul. AP
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Indonesia has condemned President Donald Trump's decision, with President Joko Widodo joining other world Islamic leaders last Wednesday in an emergency summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul. AP