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Terrorism & Religious Extremism

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June 25, 2020

Agence France-Presse - June 25, 2020
Jakarta – An Indonesian couple with links to the Islamic State (IS) group who tried to assassinate the country's chief security minister were jailed Thursday.

A Jakarta court handed a 12

June 23, 2020

The Diplomat - June 23, 2020

Zachary Abuza and Alif Satria – Indonesia has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 17, 2020

Jakarta – Prosecutors at the West Jakarta District Court are seeking between seven and 16 years' imprisonment for three individuals over their alleged involvement in the stabbing of th

June 15, 2020

Jakarta Globe - June 15, 2020

Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – The Indonesian police said members of shadowy terror network Jemaah Islamiyah are regrouping, following the arrest of a number of suspected militants in several

June 12, 2020

Vice - June 12, 2020

Ikhwan Hastanto – On Monday morning, in a pre-dawn raid, Indonesian counterterrorism authorities arrested a 31-year-old man, identified only by the initials A.M.

June 9, 2020

Tempo - June 9, 2020

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – Two farmers in the Kawende mountains in Poso, Central Sulawesi, were allegedly mistaken to be members of the East Indonesia Mujahidin terrorist group by the Tinomba

Jakarta Post - June 9, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police have apprehended two alleged masterminds, identified as TA and AS, behind a terror attack on a police station in South Daha district, South Kal

June 2, 2020

Jakarta Globe - June 2, 2020

Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – A small group of militants with suspected link to global terror network Islamic State attacked a police station and killed an officer with a sword in Indonesia'

June 1, 2020

Agence France Presse - June 1, 2020

Banjarmasin – A sword-wielding militant killed an Indonesian policeman and critically injured another on Monday in what authorities described as a suspected Islamic State-linked attack

May 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 26, 2020

Anton Aliabbas, Jakarta – The government recently submitted a draft of a presidential regulation (Perpres) on the involvement of military forces in the country's fight against terroris

May 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 23, 2020

Fadli, Batam – The National Police's Densus 88 counterterrorism squad arrested a 16-year-old boy in his house in Merapi Subur housing complex in Batam, Riau Islands on Wednesday evenin

May 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 13, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has proposed involving military forces to strengthen Indonesia's fight against terrorism through a presidential regulation (Perp

May 10, 2020

CNN Indonesia - May 10, 2020

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition has expressed its opposition to a draft presidential regulation (Perpres) on the Indonesian Military's Role in Handling Terrorism being deliberate

May 4, 2020

The Diplomat - May 4, 2020

Ulta Levenia and Alban Sciascia – Since the beginning of 2020, 57 individuals suspected to be members of terrorist groups have been arrested by the Indonesian National Police.

May 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 2, 2020

Jakarta – In its latest leadership reshuffle, the National Police on Friday named two police generals as leaders of antiterrorism bodies.

May 1, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - May 1, 2020

With global attention fixated on the coronavirus pandemic, the small Central Sulawesi city of Poso and its surrounding mountains have seen a concerning mini-resurgence in jihadi activi

April 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 12, 2020

Jakarta – The Witness and Victim Protection Agency (LPSK) has requested Rp 65 million (US$4,113) in financial compensation for former coordinating political, legal and security affairs

April 3, 2020

Straits Times - April 3, 2020

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir has asked the Indonesian government to grant him early release along with other prisoners to prevent a possible coronav

March 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 26, 2020

Jakarta – The National Police have arrested four individuals allegedly affiliated with the Islamic State-linked Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) terror network in Batang regency, Central J

March 19, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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