» 11/06/2008, 00.00
Execution of Bali bombers tomorrow. Island on high alert
The authors of the massacre in 2002 will be killed by firing squad tomorrow at dawn. Indonesian security forces are afraid of terrorist attacks and violent demonstrations, even following the execution of the three Islamic militants. Extraordinary security measures to protect possible targets of attacks in the country.
Guantanamo detainee Hambali is the mastermind of the Bali massacre and the attack against Christians
He is being accused by two former militants of Jemaah Islamiah, sentenced to life in prison for their involvement in attacks on churches in 2000. The country is facing the problem of where he should be sent: his return home would strengthen the fundamentalist wing of the country, which considers him a "hero" because of his years in Guantanamo.
"Martyrs' Trilogy," memoirs of Bali attackers exalted as heroes
The intelligence services are on high alert for the publication of a book containing the writings of Amrozi, Ali Gufron, and Imam Samudra. This could encourage young Indonesians to jihad. New extremist leaders are emerging in the country, praising the holy war against the West and Christians.
Execution of Bali terrorists delayed until after Ramadan
Amrozi and his two accomplices set off the bombs in 2002 that killed 202 people. "It's not good to put someone to the firing squad during the fasting season".
India, long a target of terror (overview)
At least 600 dead since 2002: this is the tally of terrorist attacks that have struck the country over the past six years.
Last appeal rejected for three condemned in Bali bombing
The Indonesian constitutional court has upheld their execution by firing squad. A request from lawyers of one of the three, Amrozi bin H. Nurhasyim, has been rejected. The Tim Pengacara Muslim was asking for execution by decapitation, respectful of Islamic law and without excessive suffering.
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