» 05/21/2012, 00.00
Indonesian Islamists, joined by women and children, attack (yet again) Bekasi Christians
The Hkbp Filadelfia Protestant community again targeted by extremists during Sunday services. At least 400 people surrounded the area and throwing sewage, used oil and eggs on the congregation. Christian leader: not even the police can protect us from attack.
West Java, Bekasi church demolished to gain Islamist consent ahead of elections
Orders issued by the authorities Carried out, despite the pleas of the faithful. Christian leaders call for calm and to avoid "hostile” gestures. Behind the demolition of the shadow of the elections and the attempt to win Islamic extremist fringe votes. Yasmin Church also at risk.
Nepal, Muslim leader shot to death while leaving a mosque
Ahijian Ahamed, Secretary General of the Islamic Federation of Nepal, was killed this afternoon in front of the mosque of Ghantaghar. He was shot by two men on a motorcycle. The involvement of Hindu extremists is suspected. Fear increases among religious minorities.
West Java, thousands of Islamic extremists attack a Christian center
Three cars destroyed and some buildings set on fire. The origin of the attack a rumor that Christians wanted to build a chapel within the center. Hundreds of local police fail to stop the raid, but police chief promises justice.
At least three killed in a suicide attack on church in Indonesia
A man blew himself up at the end of the Mass in the church of Kepunton, in Solo, Central Java. At least 20 people, including a child, hospitalized.
Moluccas, explosive devices found in a church
Ambon police also discover bomb in the local bus station. Hand of Islamic extremists from other parts of the country suspected. The discovery comes after clashes between Christians and Muslims last September 11. Fear of renewed interfaith conflict.
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