Stories About ‘Sulawesi (Celebes)’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Sulawesi (Celebes)’.

Lebanese Jihad

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006, by . 18 Comments

The plans of some militant Muslims to go to fight in Lebanon and the government’s and others’ reactions to them.

Non-Muslims Support Sharia

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006, by . 11 Comments

The mayor of Bulukumba in south Sulawesi says non-Muslims support the imposition of sharia law in his regency.

Tentena Marketplace Bombing

Tuesday, July 4th, 2006, by . No Comments

The Tentena marketplace bomb, and aftermath,

Schoolgirl Skirt Length

Monday, July 3rd, 2006, by . 10 Comments

The authorities of Makassar, South Sulawesi, are tackling the issue of schoolgirl skirt length.

Eklesia Church, Poso

Monday, July 3rd, 2006, by . No Comments

A bomb exploded in the Eklesia church in Poso, central Sulawesi.

MP’s Denounce Sharia Laws

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006, by . 2 Comments

Pressure on the existence of sharia type laws in the provinces grows as fifty-six members of parliament in Jakarta demand their annulment.

War on Sin Battles & Advances

Friday, May 26th, 2006, by . No Comments

Some stories from around the country on morality lifting efforts by the authorities and police and the less than pleased response of some.

Mass Graves in Poso

Thursday, May 11th, 2006, by . 4 Comments

Over the last month police in Poso, central Sulawesi, have discovered the remains of 700 people killed in sectarian violence in 2000.

Preparatory Committee for the Application of Islamic Laws

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006, by . No Comments

The growing application of sharia based laws in the province of South Sulawesi, and elsewhere, is bound up in the role of a group called the Preparatory Committee for the Application of Islamic Laws.

Schoolgirl Beheading Case

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006, by . 11 Comments

Indonesian police appear to have made a breakthrough in the infamous and appalling case of the beheading murders of three Christian schoolgirls in Poso, Sulawesi last year.

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