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Religious Extremists Pressure Indonesian Temple to Cover Giant Statue of a God

The 98-foot-tall statue of Guan Yu in East Java was unveiled in July, but last week nationalist and Muslim protesters rallied to demand its destruction. The post Religious Extremists Pressure Indonesian Temple to Cover Giant Statue of a God appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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