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Terrorism & Religious Extremism

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October 28, 2022

Jakarta Globe - October 28, 2022

Jakarta – The husband and the teacher of Siti Erlina, who was caught brandishing a gun at the gate of the State Palace, have been named terrorism suspects, police said on Friday.

October 17, 2022

World Socialist Website - October 17, 2022

Mike Head – Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the October 12, 2002 bomb blasts that tore apart two popular nightclubs on the Indonesian island of Bali, indiscriminately killing 2

October 12, 2022

Reuters - October 12, 2022

Kuta, Indonesia/Sydney – Survivors of the Bali bombing, alongside families and friends of the victims, prayed and laid wreaths on Wednesday to mark the 20-year anniversary of the attack

October 11, 2022

Channel News Asia - October 11, 2022

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Sitting on a narrow country road, the 180 sqm plot of land in the outskirts of Jakarta looked deserted.

Sydney Morning Herald - October 11, 2022

Chris Barrett and Amilia Rosa, Denpasar – Peering into the site of the old Sari Club through a hole in its corrugated iron fence, Andrew Csabi knows a part of him will always be there.

Channel News Asia - October 11, 2022

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – For weeks, police investigators combed through the piles of rubble and debris littering Bali's Legian Road, looking for clues about the culprits who were respons

September 28, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - September 28, 2022

Amilia Rosa and Chris Barrett, Denpasar/Singapore – Bali bomb maker Umar Patek has met in prison with the widow of one of the victims of the 2002 terror attack on the island, crying and

September 22, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - September 22, 2022

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – The chief of Indonesia police's anti-terror squad has warned that violent extremism still poses a danger in South-East Asia's large

August 29, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - August 29, 2022

Samantha Lock – Bali bomb maker Umar Patek has claimed it was a "mistake" to become involved in the 2002 attacks that killed more than 200 people.

August 26, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - August 26, 2022

Chris Barrett, Singapore – The Australian government has reversed a decision not to have an official government ceremony in Bali to mark 20 years since the terror bombings but will stag

August 22, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - August 22, 2022

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – The former Jemaah Islamiyah member who claims to have reformed Umar Patek says he can guarantee the Bali bomb maker won't return to extremi

August 18, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - August 18, 2022

Chris Barrett, Singapore – A bomb maker who assembled the explosives used to carry out the Bali terrorist attacks is set to be freed from prison within days after being granted an early

July 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 23, 2022

Jakarta – The National Police have arrested 13 suspected militants believed to be members of Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) during separate operations by counter

July 8, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 8, 2022

Mikael Niman, Fana Suparman, Jakarta – The Counter-Terrorism National Agency (BNPT) on Friday called for stricter regulations on charity organizations amid concern that they are being u

June 24, 2022

Antara News - June 24, 2022

Putu Indah S, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – The National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) has said that the Army is one of the main forces assisting it in implementing the national counter-terr

June 23, 2022

The Economist - June 23, 2022

Denpasar – Bureaucrats have a reputation for being boring. But not in Indonesia, whose civil service is full of dangerous radicals, according to the government itself.

June 17, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 17, 2022

Jakarta – Police will have to do a better job in explaining why they have arrested 23 people these last two weeks in connection with the Khilafatul Muslimin, a hitherto a little-known g

June 16, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 16, 2022

Stefani Wijaya, Jakarta – The police and the anti-money laundering agency have frozen at least 21 bank accounts belonging to suspected leaders of Muslim group Khilafatul Muslimin, which

June 15, 2022

Fulcrum - June 15, 2022

A'an Suryana – Khilafatul Muslimin, an Islamist organisation in Indonesia, has tried but failed to influence public opinion. But the government should keep it on a tight leash.

June 14, 2022

UCA News - June 14, 2022

Katharina Reny Lestari – A so-called education minister of an Islamic extremist group in Indonesia has been arrested and named a suspect in the promotion of Islamic caliphate ideology i

Jakarta Globe - June 14, 2022

Jakarta (Antara) – The National Police have pressed charges against 23 members of Muslim organization Khilafatul Muslimin, which allegedly seeks to establish a caliphate.

June 7, 2022

UCA News - June 7, 2022

Katharina Reny Lestari – The leader of an Islamic extremist group in Indonesia has been arrested and faces treason charges in connection with the recent staging of a "subversive" motorc

Jakarta Globe - June 7, 2022

Jakarta – An elderly man believed to be the leader of Muslim group Khilafatul Muslimin was arrested in the province of Lampung early on Tuesday after group members staged a rally in Jak

May 26, 2022

UCA News - May 26, 2022

By UCA News reporter, Jakarta – An Indonesian student arrested by anti-terrorism forces has admitted being radicalized by the Islamic State group and wanting to carry out a suici

May 18, 2022

Reuters - May 18, 2022

Jakarta – Members of a cohort of suspected extremists arrested in Indonesia at the weekend had made pledges of loyalty to Islamic State via an instant messaging application, the nationa

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