Ahmad Dhani didapati bersalah sengaja menghasut kebencian terhadap sekumpulan individu berdasarkan bangsa, etnik atau kelas.
Ahok dibebaskan hari ini selepas tamat menjalani hukuman penjara 2 tahun atas kesalahan penistaan agama.
An ethnic Chinese Christian, Ahok lost a 2017 bid to be re-elected governor over charges of insulting the Quran.
Annual policy applied on country's independence, religious festivals sees 9,333 prisoners have their sentences reduced, including former Jakarta governor Ahok.
Anies Baswedan was inaugurated as Indonesia’s reputation for religious tolerance comes under scrutiny due to the rising clout of Islamists in a nation with large Christian, Hindu and Buddhist minorities.
His wife Veronica Tan said the decision had been taken to try to end the drama that has divided Indonesian society in recent months.
The call came as the family of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, unexpectedly withdrew an appeal against his conviction and two-year jail term for blasphemy.
Brash and unafraid to take on the moneyed elite, Ahok was widely admired for his no-nonsense drive to modernise a chaotic city long plagued by traffic and flooding.
The United Nations and European Union have expressed concerns over the verdict while Amnesty International said it "will tarnish Indonesia’s reputation for tolerance".
Some of his policies – particularly a drive to evict poor, riverside communities – caused anger, but many in Jakarta said their lives had changed for the better since he took power.
Faith-based tension has been mounting in recent years in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, undermining its pluralist reputation.
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama yang lebih dikenali sebagai Ahok diheret ke mahkamah tahun lepas atas dakwaan menghina Islam ketika berkempen untuk pilihan raya gabenor.
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known by his nickname Ahok, was hauled into court last year to face trial for allegedly insulting Islam while campaigning for re-election in a case critics said was politically motivated.
Purnama has denied wrongdoing, though he apologized for comments he made last year criticizing his opponents’ use of the Quran in political campaigning.
Gabenor bukan Islam Jakarta itu akan melepaskan jawatannya Oktober ini.
Former Jakarta governor lost not because of his poor ability or performance, but the religious and identity disapproval.
Rakyat Malaysia sememangnya beremosi dan semua parti politik di negara ini mengambil risiko amat tinggi pada PRU14 jika memilih untuk memandang rendah faktor emosi.
Ahok mengucapkan tahniah kepada Anies sambil berkata 'Tuhan yang memberi dan yang mengambil'.
Kedua-dua mereka bertanding semula selepas gagal mendapatkan undi sekurang-kurangnya 50% untuk jawatan gabenor.
The prosecution's main reason in asking for a delay was to have more time to prepare.
Hakim berkata, video itu tidak boleh dikategorikan sebagai bukti kerana ia tidak dirampas polis dan sudah diserahkan kepada Pejabat Pendakwa Raya Jawa Barat sebagai sebahagian kes jenayah terhadap lelaki yang memuat naik video terbabit.
Purnama, who is on trial for blasphemy, topped the first round with 43 percent and will go head-to-head with Anies Baswedan who came second with 40 percent.
Shihab gave evidence for the prosecution in the trial as a religious expert, as hundreds took part in rival rallies outside the Jakarta court, with some supporting the FPI leader and others backing Purnama.
A second round is due in mid-April with Purnama competing against a former education minister, Anies Baswedan, who has appealed to the Muslim vote in the city of more than 10 million.