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Terrorism & Religious Extremism

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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

Coconuts Jakarta - November 17, 2021

The National Police's Densus 88 counter-terrorism unit has arrested a member of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) over his alleged ties to terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI).

November 10, 2021

Antara - November 10, 2021

Jakarta – National Police's counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 arrested five suspected members of shadowy militant group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) during separate operations in East Java

November 3, 2021

UCA News - November 3, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesian police have frozen the bank accounts of a leading charity that they say is funding the activities of Jamaah Islamiyah (JI), a major terror group in So

October 13, 2021

UCA News - October 13, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has announced it will give compensation to more than 400 victims of terrorist bomb attacks committed across the country over the past t

October 5, 2021

TAPOL Briefing - October 5, 2021

From the early 2000s, terrorism in Indonesia was regarded as a matter of 'security and order', and dealt with by the police and its militarized anti-terror unit, Densus 88.

September 19, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - September 19, 2021

Mohammad Taufan, Palu – Indonesia's most wanted militant, who had ties to the Islamic State group, has been killed in a jungle shootout with security forces.

Jakarta Globe - September 19, 2021

Jakarta – Ali Ahmad, also known as Ali Kalora, the notorious leader of an Islamist terror group East Indonesia Mujahidin, or MIT, has died in a shootout with the police's anti-terror sq

September 15, 2021

Fulcrum - September 15, 2021

Quinton Temby – The Taliban's return to power in Afghanistan has been welcomed in Indonesia's militant Islamist circles and even among some mainstream figures.

September 14, 2021

SBS News - September 14, 2021

The suspected leader of an al-Qaeda-linked group blamed for a string of bombings has been arrested in Indonesia.

August 29, 2021

Australian Financial Review - August 29, 2021

Emma Connors, Singapore/Jakarta – The Indonesian extremist who is believed to have led the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people – including 88 Australians – will finally face a cou

August 27, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - August 27, 2021

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – Security forces in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim majority nation, will step up an anti-terror crackdown after the deadly attacks in

August 21, 2021

Agence France-Presse - August 21, 2021

Jakarta – The extremist group behind the Bali bombings was planning a fresh attack during Indonesia's independence day celebrations this week, police said Friday, citing militants arres

August 20, 2021

Reuters - August 20, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian police have arrested 53 militants suspected of planning an attack on independence day this week, including alleged members of networks blamed for past attacks like

August 18, 2021

The Diplomat - August 18, 2021

Alif Satria – On May 28, Indonesia's Special Detachment 88 (Densus 88) arrested 12 members of Jema'ah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), the country's homegrown pro-Islamic State terrorist organiza