Monthly Archives: September 2012


Suspected Islamist militants fired grenades at a security checkpoint in Narathiwat province, injuring 30 people. The attack had allegedly been provoked by government attempts to win over local Muslim elders. Elsewhere in southern Thailand, five people died in shootings blamed on militants.


At least 3,000 Islamist protesters from the Prosperous Justice Party gathered outside the US Embassy in Jakarta, shouting “Allahu Akbar” and “America and Israel are terrorists!” Earlier in September, about 700 Islamists hurled petrol bombs and clashed with police outside the embassy.