APSN Banner

Terrorism & Religious Extremism

Displaying 1 - 50 of 2046 Documents

May 30, 2024

Tempo - May 30, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand strengthened their counterterrorism commitment throug

May 24, 2024

Benar News - May 24, 2024

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Indonesian director Joko Anwar's new horror film "Siksa Kubur" ("Grave Torture") begins with a bang as a suicide bomber blows himself up at a bakery

January 30, 2024

South China Morning Post - January 30, 2024

Aisyah Llewellyn – Families and friends of those who died in a deadly bomb attack in Bali in Indonesia that killed 202 people and injured another 200 have expressed shock and anger afte

January 23, 2024

The Guardian - January 23, 2024

Rebecca Ratcliffe – Ali Imron, who was given a life sentence for his role in the 2002 Bali bombing, is seeking a presidential pardon, saying he wants to be released so he can work on de

January 22, 2024

New York Times - January 22, 2024

Carol Rosenberg, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba – When a jury of military officers is assembled this week at Guantanamo Bay, it will be asked to choose a sentence in the 20- to 25-year range for

December 14, 2023

November 8, 2023

Straits Times - November 8, 2023

Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – Heightened tensions from the Israel-Hamas conflict and the upcoming contentious presidential election in Indonesia have created a volatile environment that co

October 31, 2023

Reuters - October 31, 2023

Jakarta – The National Police counter-terrorism unit has arrested 59 suspected militants including some loyalists of the Islamic State-inspired Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) suspected of

October 30, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 30, 2023

Jakarta – In the lead-up to the presidential election, the Counter-terrorism squad Detachment 88 has been actively cracking down on terrorism cells, resulting in the arrest of at least

September 17, 2023

Tempo - September 17, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) held a bilateral consultation meeting with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of Australia to stre

August 15, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 15, 2023

Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – The National Police disclosed on Tuesday that a suspected militant arrested in a recent operation in Bekasi had been orchestrating plans to carry out attacks o

August 14, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 14, 2023

Bernadus Wijayaka, Jakarta – The National Police's counter-terrorism squad seized 18 firearms of various types and a substantial quantity of ammunition during a raid on a house in Bekas

August 3, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 3, 2023

Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – Counter-terrorism squad Detachment 88 has arrested two suspected militants wanted for their role in last year's suicide bombing attack at a police station in B

July 26, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 26, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's arrest of four suspected terrorists from Uzbekistan – and their subsequent deadly escape attempt – highlights how South-east Asia remains vulnerable to the dangers

April 25, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - April 25, 2023

Carol Rosenberg, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba – In a hybrid federal-military US court in Cuba, a prosecutor has proposed a March 2025 trial date for three men accused of conspiring in the 2002

April 13, 2023

Associated Press - April 13, 2023

Niniek Karmini, Jakarta – Indonesia's counterterrorism police squad fatally shot two men suspected of ties to Jemaah Islamiyah, an al-Qaida-linked group blamed for a string of past bomb

Tempo - April 13, 2023

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – Two suspected terrorists were killed in a shootout with the National Police's counterterrorism unit Densus 88 in Lampung.

April 12, 2023

Associated Press - April 12, 2023

Niniek Karmini, Jakarta, Indonesia – Three suspected Uzbek militants escaped from an immigration detention center in Indonesia's capital after fatally stabbing an officer and seriously

March 27, 2023

Jakarta Globe - March 27, 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The National Police said Monday they will continue to hunt the remaining members of Jemaah Islamiyah although top figures of the shadowy terror group blamed f

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

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

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 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 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

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.