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What would you say to men who killed your mother? And could you forgive them? These were questions that faced 17-year-old Sarah Salsabila on an Indonesian prison island one day last October. Iwan Setiawan was on his motorbike, speeding past the Australian embassy in Jakarta. His mind was on his wife, whose arms were around his chest and whose pregnant belly he could feel pressing against his back. Their second child was due within weeks and they were on their way to hospital for a check-up. "Suddenly there was this incredibly loud sound and we were thrown into the air," he remembers. Iwan didn't know till much later that it was a suicide bomb, the work of a local Islamist militant group, ... Full story

18 February