» 01/19/2009, 00.00
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.
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, 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.
With gasoline supply cut, cars and buses stop
The sudden measure causes traffic jams and chaos. After four days, the government demands regular supplies be restored.
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.
Three Bali terrorists to be executed on 22 August
The authorities have set the execution date, awaited for three years. The lawyers for the defence have announced that they will "soon" appeal to the Supreme Court: this is the last hope of obtaining a delay of the execution by firing squad.
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