» 11/15/2006, 00.00
Men involved in the decapitation of three Christian schoolgirls go on trial in Jakarta
Two men involved in the triple murder in Poso (Central Sulawesi) in 2005 go on trial. Both risk the death penalty. In a separate trial, the other defendant admits his guilt and names the man behind the killing, a former Muslim rebel from a Mindanao.
Lenient sentence for those who beheaded three Christian girls
The three Islamist militants who masterminded and carried out the three murders in 2005 could have received the death penalty. Instead, they will spend between 14 and 20 years in prison. Hasanuddin, the brain behind the gruesome act, also wrote the notes left near the bodies in which he promised more Christian deaths.
Men who beheaded three Christian schoolgirls were preparing a hundred more decapitations in Sulawesi
Hasanuddin, the first man to go on trial, masterminded the gruesome crime and now faces the death penalty. In addition to three schoolgirls, he ordered his men to behead at least a hundred Christians in Poso as an act of revenge for Muslims killed in the 1999-2001 sectarian violence.
Christians and Muslims in Sulawesi demand an independent inquiry into past violence
Suspicions fall on local politicians, army officials and police officers hiding behind religious motives.
Seven men admit their role in the decapitation of Christian women in Poso
Alleged terrorists in detention admit their role in the murder of three young women last year in Poso. Police is still looking for the mastermind.
Man detained in connection with beheading of Christian women
Sahal Alamry is being interrogated for links to one of Indonesia's most wanted men, Noordin Top. He teaches at a school thought to be involved in the beheading of three Christian women in Poso.
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