Jakarta – The National Police have foiled an attempt to explode bombs in business districts across Jakarta, which was allegedly planned and organized by a university lecturer and a ret
Terrorism & Religious Extremism
October 8, 2019
October 6, 2019
Amy Chew – A series of bombs that two Indonesian men were assembling to "burn Chinese shops" in Jakarta were not filled with petrol as previously thought, but were instead explosive de
October 4, 2019
Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – Police anti-terror unit Detachment 88 arrested a policewoman in Yogyakarta who they say has been radicalized by Islamic State supporters in Yogyakarta.
October 3, 2019
Jakarta (Berita Satu) – A lecturer of Bogor Agricultural University, or IPB, in West Java who is currently detained for illegal possession of explosives, had allegedly recruited and pa
September 24, 2019
Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – Members of Detachment 88, the National Police's elite counterterrorism squad, have found an Islamic State flag and weapons at a rented house occupied by a t
September 23, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Police anti-terror unit Detachment 88 raided several hideouts in Bekasi in West Java and Jakarta on Monday morning, arresting eight people linked to the Islam
Carlos Roy Fajarta & Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – Detachment 88, the National Police's elite counterterrorism squad, arrested at least eight suspects and seized half a kilogram of high
September 6, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu told members of the House of Representatives on Thursday that an Islamic State-affiliated militant group has called for jih
August 30, 2019
Anwar Siswadi, Jakarta – The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) Chief Suhardi Alius warned academic administrators to pay close attention to radicalism that might happen within ca
August 28, 2019
Asip Hasani, Blitar, East Java – The National Police's Densus 88 antiterrorist squad has arrested three suspected terrorists in Blitar regency, East Java, who authorities believe are c
August 24, 2019
Asip Hasani, Blitar – The National Police's Densus 88 counterterrorism squad apprehended three terrorist suspects at three different locations in Blitar regency, East Java, on Friday.
August 23, 2019
Farouk Arnaz & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – The police's anti-terror unit Detachment 88 arrested two members of the Islamic State-affiliated militant group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah, or
August 21, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – A study of the Habibie Centre brought to light a harrowing fact that the police was on the radar of some 74 percent of the terror attacks in Indonesia during the 201
Cameron Sumpter – Terrorist attacks inevitably generate frenetic global media coverage, with pundits examining motives, ascertaining network links, and theorising new developments or p
August 19, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – National Police chief Gen.
August 18, 2019
A suspected Islamic militant in Indonesia has launched an attack on a police station, slashing one officer with a sickle, before being shot and taken into custody, officials said on Su
August 15, 2019
Jakarta – The Maluku Police are investigating a bomb threat at Pattimura University's School of Economics in Ambon amid rising fears of radicalism in academia.
Aman Rochman, Malang, East Java – Amid rising fears of radicalism in academia in recent years, several universities in the country have taken measures to prevent their students from be
August 8, 2019
John Mcbeth, Jakarta – Under consideration for over four years, the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) is finally moving ahead with the formation of an American-style Special Operations Com
Fakhrizal Fakhri, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) opposes the Draft Presidential Regulation (Perpres) on the Indonesian Military's (TNI) role in Overcoming
July 30, 2019
Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) Commander Hadi Tjahjanto says that the Koopssus TNI (special operations command) is specially formed to tackle terrorism,
Shi Yinglun, Jakarta – Indonesian military launched on Tuesday a new elite unit designated to carry out special military missions, particularly in addressing terrorism issue.
July 26, 2019
Jakarta – The National Police are tracking a source of funding for Islamic State-linked homegrown militant group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), after authorities uncovered a flows of fu
July 25, 2019
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has revived a special military force to strengthen Indonesia's fight against terrorism.
July 23, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesian police said on Tuesday a suspected militant arrested last week was plotting Independence Day bomb attacks and they suspect he was part of a network behind violence