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Terrorism & Religious Extremism

March 19, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Associated Press - March 19, 2020

Jakarta – The suspected leader of Indonesia's al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) network has gone on trial on charges of terrorism that could result in a death sentence.

March 17, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
East Asia Forum - March 17, 2020

V Arianti and Muh Taufiqurrohman – The Indonesian government has arrested more than 1100 suspected terrorists since 2015, with still more killed in counter-terrorism operations or duri

March 1, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - March 1, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – A new report from the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) found that Islamic State (IS) supporters who were deported while trying to join t

February 29, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Voice of America - February 29, 2020

Rikar Hussein, Ghita Intan, Washington/Jakarta – A recent decision by the government in Jakarta not to repatriate hundreds of its citizens suspected of membership in the Islamic State

February 20, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - February 20, 2020

Jakarta – The Central Java administration is currently assisting 127 former terror convicts in a community reintegration program, head of the Central Java National and Political Unity

February 19, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
The Diplomat - February 19, 2020

Erin Cook – Earlier this month, Indonesia confirmed that it would adopt a policy of not seeking repatriation for Indonesian nationals that were suspected of links with the Islamic Stat

February 12, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - February 12, 2020

Beritasatu, Bogor – The Indonesian government said on Tuesday they will not facilitate the return of nearly 700 militants who have joined the Islamic State in other countries, despite

February 8, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - February 8, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – An East Jakarta court ordered the government on Wednesday to grant financial compensation to victims of a bomb attack that occurred in a residential are

February 7, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - February 7, 2020

Beritasatu, Jakarta – More Indonesian top politicians have voiced opposition to the proposed repatriation of hundreds of former Islamic State fighters now living in foreign countries.

January 28, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Sydney Morning Herald - January 28, 2020

James Massola, Jakarta – A group dedicated to building a memorial to victims of the Bali bombings has been told a promised $4.5 million in funding from the Australian government will b

January 21, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - January 21, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The government says it is trying to find a way to bring home 660 Indonesian foreign terrorist fighters now stranded in several overseas countries including Syr

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Sydney Morning Herald - January 21, 2020

James Massola and Amilia Rosa, Jakarta – Bali bombing survivors say they are devastated by delays to the establishment of a memorial "peace park" after landowners in Bali moved to doub

January 11, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - January 11, 2020

Jakarta – A bomb hidden inside a bag exploded in front of a house in Padang village of Seluma regency in Bengkulu on Saturday morning, injuring the house owner.

January 10, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - January 10, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Indonesia and Japan have agreed to pave a way for cooperation in counter-terrorism and deradicalization, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Securit

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - January 10, 2020

Jakarta – Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD has said that over 6,000 Indonesian citizens have been identified as foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs).

January 3, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - January 3, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Fourteen organizations grouping in the Islamic Organization Friendship Body, or LPOI, expressed their support on Friday for government's continued struggle to

December 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - December 26, 2019

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December 19, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - December 19, 2019

Beritasatu, Jakarta – Members of militant group Jemaah Ansharut Daulah have tried to go into hiding in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua, police said on Thursday following the

December 18, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Associated Press - December 18, 2019

Niniek Karmini – Alleged members of an Islamic militant group shot a police officer to death in eastern Indonesia in the latest assault targeting security officials in the world's most

December 16, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Nikkei Asian Review - December 16, 2019

Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – Just a week after he was named Indonesia's new religious affairs minister, retired army general Fachrul Razi sparked a controversy by suggesting a ban on the n

December 15, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Associated Press - December 15, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian police said on Saturday they have arrested seven suspected Islamic militants in the country's easternmost Papua province as authorities beef up security ahead of C

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - December 15, 2019

Ruslan Sangadji, Palu – A member of the National Police's Mobile Brigade (Brimob), First Pvt.

December 4, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - December 4, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri has warned about the dangers of "radical" sermons in mosques at gove

November 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - November 28, 2019

Beritasatu, Jakarta – Akhmad Taufiq, a lecturer and the head of the Institute for Learning Development and Quality Assurance at Jember State University in East Java was dismissed from

November 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - November 27, 2019

Beritasatu, Jakarta – Indonesian police have uncovered a plot to carry out more attacks on police facilities and places of worship after examining a laptop belonging to a militant grou