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Stories with place: Sumatra
  • Indonesia sentences 7 for IS links, as Bashir files appeal story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 8:09 am

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced seven men for conspiring with the Islamic State group, the first time the country has sent anyone to prison for IS links, as radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir appealed his conviction.

  • Indonesian court begins hearing for jailed radical cleric 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 4:28 am

    CILACAP, Indonesia - The jailed radical Islamic cleric Abu Bakar Bashir appealed Tuesday to an Indonesia court to have his conviction for funding a terror training camp overturned, arguing that his support for the camp was an act of worship.