Terrorists misunderstand Islam, religious leaders say

Responding to the verdict handed down against Umar Patek, prominent clerics say young people should take heed and not fall into the trap of religious extremism.

Yenny Herawati for Khabar Southeast Asia in Madiun, East Java

June 29, 2012


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Photo Essay

Mariyah Nibosu, whose husband was shot dead in 2009 by unknown gunmen, stands outside her home in September 2013 in the state-run 'widows' village' of Rotan Batu, 20km from Narathiwat. "Women suffer a lot here," she said. "But we are strong. We have to feed our children by ourselves. We have to survive." [Christophe Archambault/AFP]

As Thailand's Deep South insurgency drags on, families suffer, persevere