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Hard-Line Militia & Vigilante Groups

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October 8, 2021

Fulcrum - October 8, 2021

Burhanuddin Muhtadi – The Islamic Defenders Front, a hardline group which was banned by the Indonesian government last year, has relaunched itself under a new guise.

October 6, 2021

Jakarta Globe - October 6, 2021

Jakarta – The criminal case against two policemen charged with the murder of four Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) members has been handed over to the court, the Attorney General's Office

August 30, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 30, 2021

Police clashed with supporters of Rizieq Shihab outside of the Jakarta High Court in Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta today, as the firebrand cleric saw his four-year sentence appeal turn

July 8, 2021

Fulcrum - July 8, 2021

A'an Suryana and Nur Syafiqah Mohd Taufek – Facing a sentence that will see him behind bars till 2025, radical cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab will face problems bouncing back from the polit

June 24, 2021

Al Jazeera - June 24, 2021

An Indonesian court has sentenced hardline religious leader Rizieq Shihab to another four years in prison on charges of spreading false information about the results of his COVID-19 tes

Associated Press - June 24, 2021

Niniek Karmini and Dita Alangkara, Jakarta – An influential firebrand cleric was sentenced to another four years in prison in Indonesia on Thursday for concealing information about his

Jakarta Globe - June 24, 2021

Jakarta – At least 200 supporters of Rizieq Syihab were arrested on Thursday, hours before the controversial cleric was found guilty of spreading false claims related his medical condit

June 18, 2021

New Mandala - June 18, 2021

Greg Fealy and Sally White – For almost four years, the government of Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has been steadily ramping up its efforts to roll back Islamist influence within Indonesia's po

June 3, 2021

Jakarta Globe - June 3, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian prosecutors on Thursday recommended a sentence of six years' imprisonment for controversial cleric Rizieq Syihab for allegedly lying about his Covid-19 test.

May 28, 2021

Associated Press - May 28, 2021

Andi Jatmiko and Niniek Karmini, Jakarta – An Indonesian court has sentenced a politically influential firebrand cleric to eight months in prison for violating health protocols by holdi

May 27, 2021

Jakarta Globe - May 27, 2021

Jakarta – Firebrand cleric Rizieq Syihab was sentenced to eight months in prison on Thursday after a Jakarta court found him guilty of violating Covid-19-related social restrictions whi

Straits Times - May 27, 2021

Jakarta (Reuters) – An Indonesian court was set to deliver its verdict on Thursday (May 27) in the trial of a hardline Muslim cleric accused of breaching coronavirus curbs and inciting

May 17, 2021

Jakarta Globe - May 17, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian prosecutors on Monday recommended a sentence of 34 months in jail for firebrand cleric Rizieq Syihab, who is accused of violating health protocol during the Covid-1

April 30, 2021

UCA News - April 30, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesian police have arrested the former general secretary of a now-banned hardline group, the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI), for suspected involvement in terr

April 28, 2021

Tempo - April 28, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police have named Munarman, former general secretary of the now-disbanded Islamic Defenders Front (FPI), a terrorist suspect.

April 21, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - April 21, 2021

Firebrand cleric Rizieq Shihab has admitted to having written a statement refusing to have the result of his PCR swab test disclosed last year, when he was suspected to have contracted

April 7, 2021

Tempo - April 7, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police's Criminal Investigation Department has named two personnel of the Metro Jaya Police as suspects in the unlawful killing case of six Islamic

March 27, 2021

Tempo - March 27, 2021

Jakarta – The investigation into the shooting of six FPI members must not stop at the perpetrators on the ground. This nation still has a deficit in the upholding of human rights.

March 23, 2021

Jakarta Globe - March 23, 2021

Beritasatu, Jakarta – The East Jakarta District Court on Tuesday accepted a request by firebrand cleric Rizieq Syihab to hold face to face proceedings in his health protocol violation t

March 21, 2021

Reuters - March 21, 2021

Kate Lamb, Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – Indonesian prosecutors on Friday accused hardline Islamic cleric Rizieq Shihab of incitement and causing widespread violations of coronaviru

March 16, 2021

Jakarta Globe - March 16, 2021

Jakarta – The much-anticipated trial of firebrand Muslim cleric Rizieq Syihab was postponed on Tuesday after judges at the East Jakarta District Court encountered internet connection pr

March 4, 2021

Tempo - March 4, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police Criminal Investigation Unit (Bareskrim) Director, Brig. Gen.

Coconuts Jakarta - March 4, 2021

The National Police have charged six deceased members of the banned Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) over a deadly shootout in December, which one rights group said constituted unlawful ki

February 5, 2021

East Asia Forum - February 5, 2021

Yohanes Sulaiman – Firebrand and head of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) Muhamad Rizieq returned to Indonesia from his exile in Saudi Arabia on 10 November 2020.

January 22, 2021

Kompas.com - January 22, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the planned reactivation of the Swakarsa Civilian Security Force (Pam Swa