» 08/07/2013, 00.00
Archbishop of Jakarta warns of attacks, urges people to remain vigilant and calls for controls
In a message sent via mailing list to Catholic priests and community leaders, Mgr Ignatius Suharyo warns of possible anti-Christian violence. At the same time, the prelate calls for "friendly and cooperative" action with others. Yesterday, two Molotov cocktails were thrown into the compound of a Catholic school in Jakarta. For a local priest, the attack is related to the celebrations that mark the end of Ramadan.
Muslims attack Christian farms, kill pigs
Gus Dur: "No more attacks against Christians"
The former president and leader of Indonesia's largest Muslim organisation is ready to send paramilitaries to West Java to defend Christians from fundamentalist attacks.
Indonesian Christians attacked at prayer
Although Indonesia's constitution guarantees freedom of worship, praying at home is banned whilst churches are shut down by Muslim extremists. Forced to pray and worship in the streets, Christians are victims of harassment and intimidation.
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Ahok’s accuser is convicted of hate speech
The sentence is more lenient than the one demanded by the public prosecutor. Buni Yani posted comments to a video he altered. The latter triggered Islamist violence and influenced an election. The images also led the former Christian governor to a two-year prison sentence for blasphemy.
Three Christian women jailed for 'proselytising'
The women were accused of trying to convert Muslim children. The sentence was pronounced after four months of constants threats from Muslim extremists.
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