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Indonesia highlights role of prisons in counter-terrorism strategy

VOI NEWS 15.4.2017  09:00 Local Time GMT+7

Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry stated that the government of Indonesian is encouraging the integration of correctional facilities into the national counter-terrorism strategy. This was affirmed by Gatot Amrih Djemirin, chief of the Ministry’s counter-terrorism sub-directorate in a press release issued on Friday. He also remarked that by integrating the correctional facilities into the national counter-terrorism strategy, the relevant institutions can develop more effective and comprehensive method of combating terrorism. He made the remarks while addressing a Workshop on Integrating Prisons into National Counter-Terrorism Arrangements at the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC) on April 11 and 12, 2017. The Ministry organized the workshop in cooperation with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in its capacity as co-chief of the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum. (Ant)

 

Hundreds of thousands of Christians in Manado commemorate Good Friday

Hundreds of thousands of Christians in Manado City and North Minahasa District in North Sulawesi Province commemorated Good Friday through worship and mass in all local churches. Pastor Herolina Kaihatu-Kontu stated during worship to commemorate Good Friday in Tesalonika of Minahasas Masehi Injili Church in Mapanget Sub-district, Manado City on Friday that Good Friday is a celebration to commemorate the death of Jesus, considered by all Protestants and Catholics around the world as the son of God. She said the story of passion, crucifixion, and death of Jesus in God’s Words in Mark 14 and 15, describes God’s love for the world. Pastor Nico Karisoh, as one of the God’s soldiers stated in Tesalonika of Minahasas Masehi Injili Church that Jesus death provides an opportunity for humans, who have sinned, to be regretful for their misdeeds. (Ant)

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