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Fabian

1. of, relating to, or resembling the delaying tactics of the Roman general Q. Fabius Maximus (died 203 bc) who withstood Hannibal while avoiding a pitched battle; cautious; circumspect
2. a member of or sympathizer with the Fabian Society, an association of British socialists founded in 1884
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In three separate trials held at the Central Jakarta District Court, prosecutors demanded a 12-year prison term for Yacobus Bere, 37, and 10 years each for Fabianus Ulu, 20, Yohanes Timo, 34, and Gebriel Halenoni, 38.
In their verdict, the panel of judges said Yohanes Imo, Gabriel Halenoni and Fabianus Ulu ''are not guilty of participating in the murder of Pvt.
Fabianus Tibo, 55, Marianus Riwu, 43, and Dominggus da Silva, 37, sought a pardon from the president after the Supreme Court rejected their request to review the sentence.
A spokesman at the attorney general's office confirmed the executions of Fabianus Tibo, 61, Marianus Riwu, 49, and Dominggus da Silva, 38, and urged all parties to respect the law as all legal means of avoiding the death penalty had been exhausted.