Indonesian cops fire tear gas at protesters
BEKASI: Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse hardline Muslims protesting against the construction of a church here. Several hundred protesters from a group called Forum for Bekasi Muslim Friendship demonstrated in front of the Santa Clara church in Kaliabang, a neighbourhood of Bekasi city, after Friday prayers. Police fired tear gas as the protesters tried to force their way into the church, which has been under construction since November. Some also threw rocks and bottles into the 6,500 sq m site.