Church and rights groups condemn court’s decision in Indonesia

Indonesia: Trial Outcome ‘Will Encourage Militants’

Eurasia Review

Church and rights groups have condemned a court’s decision to hand Muslim extremists light sentences for a vicious mob attack in which three sect members died.

Three Ahmadiyah followers were beaten and stoned to death and at least five others injured on February 6, when over 1,000 people attacked about 20 worshippers at a house in Umbulan village in Pandeglang district, Banten province.

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Also read:

Lightly on the lynch mob

http://www.economist.com/blogs/banyan/2011/07/religious-persecution-indonesia

Categories: Asia, Indonesia

1 reply

  1. True it is that light sentence has been awarded as compared to the crime, but from an other angle judiciary system of Indonesia is at least better working than Pakistan where you do not hear about any sentence for such oft committed crimes.

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