Saturday, November 19, 2016

Wrong by Doing Right

the topic that has been bothering me lately..

On the recent news in Indonesia, we have been feeded with a stream of news about Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or known as Ahok who is Jakarta's current Governor being "accused" for mocking a religion by "falsely quoting" a verse in Muslim Qur'an.

In a short summary, the majority Muslim who felt offended would like him to be trial as how the law should be ruled, and this has been major headlines not only locally but also in foreign news.

It is understandable why this happens. Ahok had made a statement in the past, to disband one of the radical Muslim community for their radical actions. This community has been denying the appointed Governor to rule Jakarta, as he is not Muslim, and in fact, he took a serious and radical action to make a better Jakarta, though he has to go through the corrupted political situation which also not quite supporting his role. For some people, would say he is doing the right thing, but for some others who are bothered by his action, would say he is doing it wrong.

I won't discuss about the political situation on this post, but I just feel something is funny with the society these days, reflecting to the story above..