JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Lawmaker Martin Hutabarat is calling on Indonesian Christians to not be provoked by "insults" on their religion made by US pop singer Lady Gaga.
The Great Indonesian Movement Party (Gerindra) politician also invited Christians to remain calm in responding to "provocative" statements from Gaga, who is accused of promote "satanic values" and hatred against Christianity.
"Let God decide what to do to her if she does insult God or Christianity, as has been widely reported. We are not one to defend the Divine. Judgment doesn't belong to us," Martin said Friday at the House of Representatives.
An Islam Defenders Front (FPI) spokesman has previously condemned the public for negatively judging the group and other fellow hard-liners for protesting against Gaga's plan to perform a concert in the capital.
He said Indonesian Christians be thankful for the protest because it Gaga had attacked their religion.
"Just remain calm. I believe God knows what to do," Martin said.
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