Judge and Jury

It's approaching midnight in central Java and 10 men are piling into the back of a beat-up Daihatsu pickup. Dressed in military fatigues and white caftans with red checked scarves wrapped around their heads in imitation of Palestinian fighters, these young militants from the radical Islamic Mujahidin Council are gearing up for tonight's antivice patrol on the streets of Yogyakarta. The first target: Pasar Kembang, a rundown complex of dingy rooms and narrow corridors in the city's red-light district. Clutching clubs topped with sickles, the Council storm through the rooms as customers flee out the back. No one is nabbed, but...

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