9,000 Jailed Christians Receive Sentence Reductions for Christmas in Indonesia

Monday, January 1, 2018

(Worthy News) - Indonesia reduced the sentences of over 9,000 Christian prisoners on Christmas day, including the sentence of a Christian governor jailed on blasphemy charges.

According to the Jakarta Post, Indonesia's Law and Human Rights Ministry has reduced the sentences of 9,333 Christian inmates. As a result, at least 175 inmates were eligible for release.

"Of the total, 175 inmates were freed upon receiving remissions," a Law and Human Rights Ministry official was quoted as saying. [ Source: Christian Post (Read More...) ]