Chinese Uighurs Among Those Killed Working for ‘Most Wanted Man in Indonesia’

On Tuesday, Indonesian security forces performing a sweep of the remote Poso forests, in search of militants linked to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), killed two Chinese Uighurs in a shootout. The Uighurs were said to be working for the terrorist kingpin Abu Wardah Santoso, who has been described as the most-wanted man in Indonesia.

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Indonesian Cleric: Running Terror Camp Was ‘Act of Worship’

Radical Islamic cleric Abu Bakar Bashir was convicted in 2011 of running a terror camp in the Aceh province of Indonesia. On Tuesday, he appealed his 15-year prison sentence without actually denying that he broke the law. Instead, he argued that his actions were justified because he was obeying Allah’s orders.

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Tsarnaev’s Bloody Boat Jihad Message Introduced At Court

The trial of surviving Boston Marathon jihadi Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has included much discussion of the boat he was hiding in when the police took him down. Tsarnaev wrote a message on the inside of the boat, which is somewhat difficult to read because it is punctuated with bullet holes and bloodstains.

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