» 10/29/2008, 00.00
In Jakarta Christian priests and activists first target of Islamic terrorists
Police spokesman reports that following the arrest of dangerous terrorists it is becoming evident that some groups are shifting strategy, focusing primarily on domestic targets, like Christians, in order, among other things, to prevent inter-faith dialogue.
Jakarta: fire devastates fuel depot in Plumpang, cause remains unknown
This morning firefighters finally put out the blaze at a Pertamina fuel depot, north of Jakarta. Losses are around US$ 1.4 million. Government sends an investigative team to find out what happened. Terrorists had already targeted the fuel depot in the past.
Jakarta, maximum alert ahead of imminent execution of Bali terrorists
The three terrorists sentenced for the 2002 bomb attacks file a new appeal with the Supreme Court, but the Attorney-General's Office dismisses any talk of further delays. Threats and fears of retaliation are rising.
The death penalty draws near for one of the 2002 Bali bombers
The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal by Amrozi, condemned to death along with Ali Gufronand Imam Samudra for the bombs which killed 202 people. Now the announcement of the time and place of the execution is awaited. Still no news on the fate of the others.
Explosion in an Islamic school in Bima, students were building a bomb
Armed with stick and knives, students prevent police from entering the scene of the blast. They are suspected of involvement with Muslim terrorists from the Jemaah Anshorut Tauhid. The alarm is sounded about possible attacks by the group after its leader, Abu Bakar Bashir, is sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Bali terrorist: "For Islam, dying by decapitation is a blessing"
The perpetrators show no remorse for the deaths of more than 200 Western tourists on vacation in the island, and ask to be killed according to the dictates of sharia, which provides for decapitation. The sentence will be carried out in the next few weeks on an island in central Java.
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