It is also believed that a number of these suspects are linked to the plot to blow up the embassy of Myanmar in Jakarta. The plot was uncovered on time last week.

With more than 200 million Muslim inhabitants, Indonesia contains the largest Muslim population in the world. A fraction of this community not only believes that Islam should be the sole guidance in life but is also willing to use extreme measures to reform and uproot established conditions.

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