Sounds as if Mochammad Achwan is some kind of Islamophobe. “Terrorist vows war on Indonesian police,” fromÂ AFP, August 27:
A convicted terrorist who took over the leadership of an Indonesian Islamist group after the arrest of patriarch Abu Bakar Bashir vowed on Friday to wage violent jihad against the police. Â (Jihad Watch)
A German Red Cross worker was shot dead Â by this group.
|Militant suspects sits inside holding cell before the start of their trials at WestÂ JakartaÂ District Court in Jakarta,Â Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010|
(Reuters) – Islamic militants based in Indonesia’s Aceh province worked with a fugitive suspected of planning the Bali bombings in an effort to unite various militant networks, court documents tabled on Thursday showed.Â Read more Â»
The group carried out attacks on targets they considered to be “enemies of Islam,” including a German Red Cross worker who was shot dead in Aceh. The house where two American teachers were living, and the Aceh office of UNICEF were also attacked.
“According to the group, NGOs or foreign aid agencies were agents of Christianization in Aceh,” one document said, adding the group planned to destroy churches in the staunchly Islamic region and stem what they saw as the spread of liberal thought.