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Bali bombmaker released on parole from Indonesian prison: official

Umar Patek was a member of an Al Qaeda-affiliated group that detonated devices at a bar and nightclub on the Indonesian resort island in 2002

Church, civil society leaders decry terrorist designation of retired Catholic priest

The Anti-Money Laundering Council imposed a freeze order on the property and funds of ten individuals, including Msgr. Cerbito

Media groups decry order to block websites allegedly linked to ‘terror...

The NTC “directed” internet service providers to block websites found to be "affiliated to and are supporting terrorists"

Basilan bishop condemns bomb attacks, appeals for promotion of peace, development

"The explosion … is unwarranted by every person who desires but peace and well-being," said Bishop Leo Dalmao

Trial opens over jihadist murder of French priest

Father Jacques Hamel had his throat slit at the foot of the altar while celebrating mass on July 26, 2016

Indonesian militant jailed for 15 years over 2002 Bali bombings

Zulkarnaen set up a special JI cell and was described as a "key asset" because of his experience in camps in Afghanistan and the Philippines

Faith-based groups call for scrapping of anti-terrorism law on Human Rights...

The groups lambasted what they described as “draconian laws and programs” of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte

Supreme Court affirms anti-terrorism law, strikes down ‘violative’ provisions

The Supreme Court affirmed the legality of the law but struck out two provisions for being violative of freedom of expression, among others

Philippine Muslim leader tags air strikes in Gaza during Ramadan as...

"This attack by Israeli forces on Muslims in the midst of prayer during Islam's holiest month ... is an act of terrorism," says Mujiv Hataman

Catholics in Papua hit Jakarta’s tagging of separatists as ‘terrorists’

Catholic Church leaders in Papua signed a letter appealing for an end to the conflict, saying that a “violent struggle will never succeed”

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