A mosque in Jakarta where a man was beaten to death by a mob for stealing money from a donation box. Photo: AFP

Why Indonesia’s vigilante mobs keep delivering brutal ‘justice’

  • Man who stole equivalent of US$130 from a mosque becomes latest victim of lynching
  • World Bank estimates there were 34,000 vigilante attacks involving serious injury or death between 2005 and 2014
Topic |   Indonesia

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A mosque in Jakarta where a man was beaten to death by a mob for stealing money from a donation box. Photo: AFP
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