Indonesia is the world’s biggest Muslim country. Buddhism arrived in Indonesia more than houndred years before the Islamic profet was born. Immigration, conversions and high birth rates among Muslims has made Buddhism into a second class religion:
“The Indonesian-Chinese community in Tanjung Balai municipality in North Sumatra has protested against the administration’s plan to dismantle a statute of Buddha on top of the Tri Ratna Temple.
Mayor Sutrisno Hadi has ordered that the statue be removed, claiming that this was called for by public pressures.”