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Hard-Line Militia & Vigilante Groups

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June 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 18, 2020

Jakarta – A video showing a woman being harassed by men after she was allegedly caught stealing at Ulee Gle market in Bandar Dua district, Pidie Jaya regency, Aceh, went viral on Wedne

March 18, 2020

Tempo - March 18, 2020

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab temporarily halted weekly and monthly general events usually held at its headquarters in Petamburan, Cen

March 12, 2020

CNN Indonesia - March 12, 2020

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – Indonesian Human Rights Watch Imparsial is warning the government that military training for civilians in the Reserve Component (Komcad) will create new proble

February 28, 2020

CNN Indonesia - February 28, 2020

Jakarta – The Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) office in the East Java capital of Surabaya was besieged by scores of people wearing black safari suits from the mass organisation (ormas) Panc

December 31, 2019

Jakarta Globe - December 31, 2019

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Islamist vigilante group the Islamic Defenders Front, or FPI, has refused to renew permit which already expired in June, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

December 24, 2019

Tempo - December 24, 2019

Fikri Arigi and Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Spokesman for the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) Munarman criticized Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko's statement regarding Xinjiang's Muslim et

December 18, 2019

Coconuts Jakarta - December 18, 2019

President Joko Widodo has issued a stern warning against those thinking of carrying out religiously-motivated raids during Christmas and New Year's Eve, reminding the nation to uphold

December 2, 2019

Jakarta Post - December 2, 2019

Jakarta – Firebrand cleric and Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab, who currently resides in Saudi Arabia, has claimed that he has been "exiled" by the Indonesian governme

Tempo - December 2, 2019

Juli Hantoro, Jakarta – Leader of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI), Rizieq Shihab openly accuses the Indonesian government of dishonesty about his current condition that has left him cl

November 29, 2019

Tempo - November 29, 2019

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian said the Ministry of Religious Affairs was reviewing the rules of association and internal bylaws (AD/ART) of the I

November 28, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 28, 2019

Jakarta – The hard-line Islam Defenders Front (FPI) has pledged loyalty to the five principles of Indonesia's state ideology Pancasila, Religious Affairs Minister Fachrul Razi said on

Coconuts Jakarta - November 28, 2019

Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab, who has been in self-imposed exile in Saudi Arabia for over two years, signaled yet another intention to return to Indonesia in time

November 26, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 26, 2019

Jakarta – Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Indonesia, Esam A.

November 23, 2019

Tempo - November 23, 2019

Jakarta – Strange relationships between officials and mass organizations have arisen in many regions, including in Bekasi.

November 15, 2019

Tempo - November 15, 2019

Jakarta – The Bekasi city administration's decision to give a mandate to thugs disguising as mass organizations to collect parking fees at minimarkets, simply makes no sense.

November 12, 2019

Tempo - November 12, 2019

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Legal and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly denied that the government had demanded the Saudi Arabian government issue a letter banning the Islamic Defenders

Tempo - November 12, 2019

Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto said he would examine the claim voiced by the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab about the ban to retu

Tempo - November 12, 2019

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – The Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) chairman of Sobri Lubis claimed that his side had obtained a recommendation letter from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, and

Jakarta Post - November 12, 2019

Jakarta – The immigration office denied on Monday that the government had issued an order prohibiting Muslim cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab from returning to Indonesia, rejecting Rizieq's

November 11, 2019

Tempo - November 11, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The Palace balked at commenting the statement conveyed by the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab who said that Indonesian government demanded Saudi

November 1, 2019

Jakarta Post - November 1, 2019

Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko has asserted that the government is not hampering firebrand cleric Rizieq Shihab from returning home to Indonesia from his self-exile in

October 27, 2019

Jakarta Post - October 27, 2019

Jakarta – Anwar Congo, former leader of a death squad that is alleged to have killed thousands of suspected Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members in Medan, North Sumatra, in mid-196

October 26, 2019

CNN Indonesia - October 26, 2019

Jakarta – Pancasila Youth (Pemuda Pancasila, PP) Deputy General Chairperson, Bambang Soesatyo, has stated that the organisation will take a tough stand against anyone who intends to di

Pos Kota - October 26, 2019

Jakarta – On Saturday October 26 President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo attended the opening of the Pancasila Youth's (Pemuda Pancasila, PP) 10th Convention and 60th anniversary at the Sultan