On the 6th of January, two suspected Islamic militants were killed by police in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province.
The brothers were the nephews of a sixty-seven-year-old Papuan pastor, brutally murdered by a military man last September.
On the evening of the 24th of December, the lifeless body of Zhage Sil, a Catholic seminarian, was found in Papua.
Before Christmas, police officers across Indonesia inspected a number of churches in several areas to clear them from bomb threats
Many Papuans express their resentment for being part of Indonesia.
The group wants to establish an Islamic state in Southeast Asia and was behind the 2002 Bali bombing.
Christian men were assassinated by members of an Islamist group in Indonesia. Twenty-five children witnessed the tragedy.
In 2018, fifteen people were killed and fifty-seven others were injured in suicide bombings in the Surabaya area.
Four Christians were murdered, three of them butchered in the attack.