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Terrorism & Religious Extremism

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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

February 15, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - February 15, 2022

Chris Barrett, Singapore – Eight months before the 20th anniversary of the Bali bombings, an Australian plan to build a memorial park where the Sari Club once stood is back on the table

January 27, 2022

UCA News - January 27, 2022

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – More than 500 Indonesian jihadists who went to fight overseas are trying to sneak back home and pose a significant threat to the country, the National Anti-Terro

January 26, 2022

UCA News - January 26, 2022

Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta – At least 198 Islamic boarding schools have ties to terrorist networks, according to Indonesia's National Counterterrorism Agency.

January 19, 2022

Jakarta Post - January 19, 2022

Jakarta (Agencies) – The East Jakarta District Court sentenced an Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militant to 15 years in prison on Wednesday for his role in the 2002 bombings that killed more

January 13, 2022

Jakarta Post - January 13, 2022

Wulan Kusuma Wardhani, Jakarta – Reformed terror convicts are deploying their knowledge and personal stories to assist in deradicalization programs.

January 4, 2022

Jakarta Globe - January 4, 2022

Jakarta – Ahmad Panjang aka Basir, who police said was a central figure in the militant group East Indonesia Mujahedin (MIT), was killed in an anti-terror crackdown in Central Sulawesi

December 29, 2021

Tempo - December 29, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) said the police's special detachment or Densus 88 had taken action on 364 alleged terrorism cases throughout 2021.

December 17, 2021

Jakarta Globe - December 17, 2021

Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – Counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 has arrested 13 suspected members of shadowy militant network Jemaah Islamiyah, or JI, during separate operations across

December 13, 2021

Jakarta Globe - December 13, 2021

Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – The counter-terror squad Detachment 88 has arrested five suspected militants in separate raids in South Sumatra and South Sulawesi, police said on Monday.

December 9, 2021

Fulcrum - December 9, 2021

Syafiq Hasyim, Norshahril Saat – A member of the Council of Ulama Indonesia (MUI) was arrested recently for his involvement in Jemaah Islamiah.

Straits Times - December 9, 2021

Jakarta (New York Times) – A court in Indonesia has sentenced a militant to life in prison after finding him guilty of making bombs for a 2005 market bombing that killed 22 people.

November 26, 2021

Reuters - November 26, 2021

Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – The National Police counterterrorism squad has arrested 24 people on suspicion of fundraising for Jemaah Islamiah (JI), the Al-Qaeda linked extremist g

November 23, 2021

Channel News Asia - November 23, 2021

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Members of the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) regional terror network have been infiltrating religious and civic institutions across Indonesia in a bid to spread their id

November 22, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 22, 2021

Jakarta – The recent arrest of Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) member Ahmad Zain An-Najah for his alleged link to the Jamaah Islamiyah (JI) terrorist group has shocked not only high-rank

November 17, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - November 17, 2021

The National Police's Densus 88 counter-terrorism unit has arrested a member of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) over his alleged ties to terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI).

November 10, 2021

Antara - November 10, 2021

Jakarta – National Police's counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 arrested five suspected members of shadowy militant group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) during separate operations in East Java

November 3, 2021

UCA News - November 3, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesian police have frozen the bank accounts of a leading charity that they say is funding the activities of Jamaah Islamiyah (JI), a major terror group in So

October 13, 2021

UCA News - October 13, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has announced it will give compensation to more than 400 victims of terrorist bomb attacks committed across the country over the past t

October 5, 2021

TAPOL Briefing - October 5, 2021

From the early 2000s, terrorism in Indonesia was regarded as a matter of 'security and order', and dealt with by the police and its militarized anti-terror unit, Densus 88.

September 19, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - September 19, 2021

Mohammad Taufan, Palu – Indonesia's most wanted militant, who had ties to the Islamic State group, has been killed in a jungle shootout with security forces.

Jakarta Globe - September 19, 2021

Jakarta – Ali Ahmad, also known as Ali Kalora, the notorious leader of an Islamist terror group East Indonesia Mujahidin, or MIT, has died in a shootout with the police's anti-terror sq

September 15, 2021

Fulcrum - September 15, 2021

Quinton Temby – The Taliban's return to power in Afghanistan has been welcomed in Indonesia's militant Islamist circles and even among some mainstream figures.

September 14, 2021

SBS News - September 14, 2021

The suspected leader of an al-Qaeda-linked group blamed for a string of bombings has been arrested in Indonesia.

August 29, 2021

Australian Financial Review - August 29, 2021

Emma Connors, Singapore/Jakarta – The Indonesian extremist who is believed to have led the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people – including 88 Australians – will finally face a cou

August 27, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - August 27, 2021

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – Security forces in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim majority nation, will step up an anti-terror crackdown after the deadly attacks in

August 21, 2021

Agence France-Presse - August 21, 2021

Jakarta – The extremist group behind the Bali bombings was planning a fresh attack during Indonesia's independence day celebrations this week, police said Friday, citing militants arres

August 20, 2021

Reuters - August 20, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian police have arrested 53 militants suspected of planning an attack on independence day this week, including alleged members of networks blamed for past attacks like

August 18, 2021

The Diplomat - August 18, 2021

Alif Satria – On May 28, Indonesia's Special Detachment 88 (Densus 88) arrested 12 members of Jema'ah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), the country's homegrown pro-Islamic State terrorist organiza

July 23, 2021

Tempo - July 23, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) on Thursday extended the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United States Ambassador Sung Yong Kim regarding

June 29, 2021

Straits Times - June 29, 2021

Nirmal Ghosh, Washington – The world will soon get a new look at the man accused of plotting the October 2002 bombing in Kuta, Bali, that killed 202 people, and the 2003 attack at the J

June 24, 2021

Channel News Asia - June 24, 2021

Jakarta – Generous Indonesians donating their spare change to the poor and needy are unwittingly helping finance deadly terror attacks and militant training camps in a scam that has net

June 21, 2021

Jakarta Post - June 21, 2021

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – A second round of arrests netting suspected Islamist militants in the easternmost province of Papua, security and intelligence analysts say, indicates that religio

June 19, 2021

Tempo - June 19, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police's anti terror detachment, Densus 88, on Friday announced the arrest of four alleged terrorists believed to be linked with the Jama

June 16, 2021

Tempo - June 16, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police's Special Anti-Terror Detachment or Densus 88 arrested a suspected terrorist identified as KDW in Bogor, West Java.

June 13, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - June 13, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) believes that the Indonesian government has nine motives behind the branding of National Liberation Army of

June 4, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - June 4, 2021

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – Indonesian troops on a manhunt for rebels in the strife-torn region of West Papua have been given carte blanche to shoot anyone, a local pr

June 3, 2021

UCA News - June 3, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – An Indonesian archbishop in Christian-majority Papua says he was twice targeted this year by Islamic terrorists who planned to meet with him and blow themselves

June 2, 2021

Radio New Zealand - June 2, 2021

Twelve people have been arrested over an alleged terrorist plot to attack an archbishop and police stations in the Indonesian province of Papua, local police officials said.

May 31, 2021

UCA News - May 31, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesian police say they have arrested 10 suspected Islamic terrorists in Papua, foiling a plot to attack several churches in the country's Christian-majority