Thousands of Muslims in Asia protest against Trump's Jerusalem plan

JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia joined rallies on Friday to condemn Washington’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, as authorities tightened security outside U.S. embassies.

Pro-Palestine protesters march towards the U.S. embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

Leaders in both Asian countries have joined a global chorus of voices condemning U.S. President Donald Trump’s move.

Several thousand protesters, some shouting anti-U.S. slogans and burning an effigy of Trump, gathered in front of the American embassy in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.

In Indonesia, hundreds of

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