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March 17, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 17, 2023

Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – The National Police's counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 has arrested five suspected militants during recent raids in the Central Sulawesi towns of Palu and

February 13, 2023

The Diplomat - February 13, 2023

Rakyan Adibrata and Jasminder Singh – The announcement by the Indonesian authorities that Askary Sibghotul Haq, the son of former Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) leader Para Wijayanto, has been i

January 23, 2023

Tempo - January 23, 2023

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – The National Police's Anti-terror Special Detachment or Densus 88 confiscated two homemade bombs from AW, a suspected terrorist and ISIS sympathizer, who wa

December 31, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 31, 2022

Muhammad Aulia & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The National Police claimed on Saturday they had wiped out the notorious East Indonesia Mujahedin which has terrorized civilians in the C

December 30, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 30, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Anti-terrorism expert and filmmaker Noor Huda Ismail said that he involved terror convicts in his filmmaking process to better portray how they got manipulated into jo

December 24, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - December 24, 2022

The 20th anniversary of the Bali terrorist bombings in October was a painful reminder of Indonesia's fight against extremism, a struggle that continues still.

December 22, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 22, 2022

BTV, Bandung – The National Police's counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 has arrested seven people for alleged role in a suicide bombing at a police station in Bandung two weeks ago, a

Jakarta Post - December 22, 2022

Adi Marsiela, Bandung – Police have named seven suspects in connection with the fatal suicide bomb attack earlier this month in Bandung, West Java.

December 16, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 16, 2022

Prakoso Permono and A'an Suryana, Jakarta – The latest terrorist attack in Bandung on Dec. 7 should give cause for concern for at least two reasons.

December 14, 2022

Associated Press - December 14, 2022

Trisnadi and Niniek Karmini, Tenggulun – Umar Patek – the Indonesian militant who was paroled last week after serving about half of his original 20-year prison sentence for making the e

December 8, 2022

The Guardian - December 8, 2022

Staff and agencies in Jakarta – One of the bomb makers in the 2002 Bali attacks that killed more than 200 people has been released on parole, despite the opposition of Australia's prime

December 7, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 7, 2022

BTV, Bandung – The police are investigating a written message purportedly carried by the suicide bomber who blew himself up at Astana Anyar police station in the West Java capital of Ba

Jakarta Post - December 7, 2022

Agencies, Bandung, West Java – Two people were killed and eight wounded in Bandung on Wednesday when a suspected militant who may have been angered by the country's new criminal code bl

Jakarta Globe - December 7, 2022

BTV, Bandung – The suicide bomber who carried out an attack at a police station in Bandung on Wednesday morning has been identified as Agus Sujatno, who has previously served a jail ter

Jakarta Globe - December 7, 2022

Fana Suparman & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – High-profile terror convict Umar Patek was released on parole on Wednesday, 20 years after the twin bombings at Bali nightclubs that kille

October 28, 2022

Jakarta Globe - October 28, 2022

Jakarta – The husband and the teacher of Siti Erlina, who was caught brandishing a gun at the gate of the State Palace, have been named terrorism suspects, police said on Friday.

October 17, 2022

World Socialist Website - October 17, 2022

Mike Head – Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the October 12, 2002 bomb blasts that tore apart two popular nightclubs on the Indonesian island of Bali, indiscriminately killing 2

October 12, 2022

Reuters - October 12, 2022

Kuta, Indonesia/Sydney – Survivors of the Bali bombing, alongside families and friends of the victims, prayed and laid wreaths on Wednesday to mark the 20-year anniversary of the attack

October 11, 2022

Channel News Asia - October 11, 2022

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Sitting on a narrow country road, the 180 sqm plot of land in the outskirts of Jakarta looked deserted.

Channel News Asia - October 11, 2022

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – For weeks, police investigators combed through the piles of rubble and debris littering Bali's Legian Road, looking for clues about the culprits who were respons

Sydney Morning Herald - October 11, 2022

Chris Barrett and Amilia Rosa, Denpasar – Peering into the site of the old Sari Club through a hole in its corrugated iron fence, Andrew Csabi knows a part of him will always be there.

September 28, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - September 28, 2022

Amilia Rosa and Chris Barrett, Denpasar/Singapore – Bali bomb maker Umar Patek has met in prison with the widow of one of the victims of the 2002 terror attack on the island, crying and

September 22, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - September 22, 2022

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – The chief of Indonesia police's anti-terror squad has warned that violent extremism still poses a danger in South-East Asia's large

August 29, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - August 29, 2022

Samantha Lock – Bali bomb maker Umar Patek has claimed it was a "mistake" to become involved in the 2002 attacks that killed more than 200 people.

August 26, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - August 26, 2022

Chris Barrett, Singapore – The Australian government has reversed a decision not to have an official government ceremony in Bali to mark 20 years since the terror bombings but will stag

August 22, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - August 22, 2022

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – The former Jemaah Islamiyah member who claims to have reformed Umar Patek says he can guarantee the Bali bomb maker won't return to extremi

August 18, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - August 18, 2022

Chris Barrett, Singapore – A bomb maker who assembled the explosives used to carry out the Bali terrorist attacks is set to be freed from prison within days after being granted an early

July 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 23, 2022

Jakarta – The National Police have arrested 13 suspected militants believed to be members of Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) during separate operations by counter

July 8, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 8, 2022

Mikael Niman, Fana Suparman, Jakarta – The Counter-Terrorism National Agency (BNPT) on Friday called for stricter regulations on charity organizations amid concern that they are being u

June 24, 2022

Antara News - June 24, 2022

Putu Indah S, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – The National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) has said that the Army is one of the main forces assisting it in implementing the national counter-terr

June 23, 2022

The Economist - June 23, 2022

Denpasar – Bureaucrats have a reputation for being boring. But not in Indonesia, whose civil service is full of dangerous radicals, according to the government itself.

June 17, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 17, 2022

Jakarta – Police will have to do a better job in explaining why they have arrested 23 people these last two weeks in connection with the Khilafatul Muslimin, a hitherto a little-known g

June 16, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 16, 2022

Stefani Wijaya, Jakarta – The police and the anti-money laundering agency have frozen at least 21 bank accounts belonging to suspected leaders of Muslim group Khilafatul Muslimin, which

June 15, 2022

Fulcrum - June 15, 2022

A'an Suryana – Khilafatul Muslimin, an Islamist organisation in Indonesia, has tried but failed to influence public opinion. But the government should keep it on a tight leash.

June 14, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 14, 2022

Jakarta (Antara) – The National Police have pressed charges against 23 members of Muslim organization Khilafatul Muslimin, which allegedly seeks to establish a caliphate.

UCA News - June 14, 2022

Katharina Reny Lestari – A so-called education minister of an Islamic extremist group in Indonesia has been arrested and named a suspect in the promotion of Islamic caliphate ideology i

June 7, 2022

UCA News - June 7, 2022

Katharina Reny Lestari – The leader of an Islamic extremist group in Indonesia has been arrested and faces treason charges in connection with the recent staging of a "subversive" motorc

Jakarta Globe - June 7, 2022

Jakarta – An elderly man believed to be the leader of Muslim group Khilafatul Muslimin was arrested in the province of Lampung early on Tuesday after group members staged a rally in Jak

May 26, 2022

UCA News - May 26, 2022

By UCA News reporter, Jakarta – An Indonesian student arrested by anti-terrorism forces has admitted being radicalized by the Islamic State group and wanting to carry out a suici

May 18, 2022

Reuters - May 18, 2022

Jakarta – Members of a cohort of suspected extremists arrested in Indonesia at the weekend had made pledges of loyalty to Islamic State via an instant messaging application, the nationa

May 13, 2022

Channel News Asia - May 13, 2022

Noor Huda Ismail, Singapore – Early this year, Indonesia's National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) revealed that 68 Islamic boarding schools, locally known as "pesantren", are affiliat

May 10, 2022

Reuters - May 10, 2022

Washington, United States – The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on what it said was a network of five Islamic State financial facilitators working across Indonesia, Syria and

March 28, 2022

Jakarta Globe - March 28, 2022

Jakarta – Counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 has arrested 16 suspected members of homegrown militant network Indonesia Islamic State, or NII, during recent operations in West Sumatra,

March 25, 2022

Fulcrum - March 25, 2022

Rizky Alif Alvian – Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia was banned in 2017, but the propagation of HTI's ideology has continued to thrive in Indonesia via various media channels.

March 17, 2022

Tempo - March 17, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police's special counterterrorism squad, Densus 88, arrested 12 suspected terrorists.

March 15, 2022

Tempo - March 15, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The National Police's Special Anti-Terror Detachment 88 (Densus 88) arrested a terrorist suspect who is identified as TO in Tangerang, Banten.

March 14, 2022

Jakarta Globe - March 14, 2022

mikael Niman, Jakarta – Jakarta prosecutors on Monday recommended a sentence of eight years in prison for Munarman, the former secretary-general of now-defunct Islamic Defenders Front,

March 11, 2022

Jakarta Globe - March 11, 2022

Antara, Beritasatu, Jakarta – A doctor sought by police for alleged terrorism was killed after a pursuit by counterterrorism unit Detachment 88 in the Central Java town of Sukoha

February 17, 2022