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POSOPublic Order and Safety Office (Philippines)
POSOParks and Open Spaces Officer (UK)
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Tugiran was found guilty of a bombing in Poso on Sept.
The international community must watch "the barbarous acts toward genocide in Poso District in Central Sulawesi," said Bishop Joseph Suwatan of Manado.
Poso plant and to convert into a 100-percent renewable power source," said DTEES Vice President Steve Sorrentino.
Poso in Sulawesi Province is about 1,000 kilometers northeast of the Kerobokan prison on Bali.
The armed civilians are suspected of lending support to men sought by police for their involvement in a series of bombing attacks, the beheadings of three Christian teenage girls and two Protestant priests, and other incidents in Poso and the provincial capital Palu.
11, a Muslim cleric named Ryan who was a member of Jemaah Islamiyah was killed in shootout with police in Poso.
In another raid in Maengko Subdistrict, also in Poso, police arrested two other militants.
Calls were made to Kalla, who successfully mediated peace in the northernmost province Aceh and the easternmost island of Maluku, to return to Poso.
Sporadic violence has been on the rise in Poso following the execution last month of three Christian militants convicted of playing major roles in the killing of almost 200 people at a Muslim boarding school in Poso in 2000.
The Poso conflict erupted in late 1998 and reached its height in 2000 when hundreds of people from both sides were killed.
The conflict between Christians and Muslims erupted in 1998 in Poso and culminated in 2000 when hundreds of people from both sides were killed.
The explosion occurred as the market was packed with people buying for New Year festivities in the capital, which is to the east of Poso where a long-running Christian-Muslim conflict has sparked sporadic violence even after a peace accord was struck.