INDONESIA: Onward Moslem Soldiers

Scattered through Indonesia (whose 80 million people make it the world's largest Moslem state) is a minority of some 4,000,000 Christians. Last week A. M. Tambunan, leader of the Christian Party, submitted a memorandum to Parliament deploring a growing campaign of terror against his people in southern Celebes. Roving bands of Moslem terrorists in the Celebes, said he, have forced more than 6,000 Christians to adopt Islam under penalty of death. Many others have been tortured and killed. Bibles have been torn up and used as cigarette paper, while more than 20 churches have been turned into mosques. "These...

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