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13 Suspects Arrested in Riau and Banten for Alleged Terrorist Affiliation

The National Police’s counterterrorism unit, Detachment 88, arrested 13 people in Riau and Banten on Friday (27/07). One of the detained works at state utility...

President Jokowi on his speech on the terrorism law

Jokowi Demands House to Finish Revising Terrorism Law

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has demanded that the House of Representatives conclude the revision of the Terrorism Law immediately, or he would issue a...

Married Couple Faces Death Penalty On Terror Charges

A former Indonesian migrant worker, who was deported from Hong Kong last year after she posted a Facebook video of her pledging allegiance to Islamic State in Iraq and...

Indonesia Brings Reformed Militants and Victims Together

This week, the Indonesian government is bringing together dozens of convicted Islamic militants and survivors of attacks in the hopes of combating radicalism and...

US Defense Secretary Given Insight on Counter-terrorism during Visit to Indonesia

On his visit to Indonesia, US Defense Secretary James Mattis was given some insight by Indonesian Politics, Law and Security Minister Wiranto on how Indonesia has made...

Police Bust Plot, Tighten Security Ahead of Independence Day Celebrations

With Indonesia celebrating its 72nd Independence Day on Aug. 17, police have tightened security measures and warned the public to stay vigilant after uncovering a...

Patriotism Program In Works For Repatriated ISIS Fighters

Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu is set to launch a patriotism training program for repatriated Islamic State supporters and militants as part of the government’s...

Social Media Giants Face Extinction Under Anti-Extremism Push

The government has tipped an outright ban on social media networks as part of a crackdown on radicalisation and communications among terrorists and criminals online. IT...

Serang Police Foil Bizarre ‘Terror Plot’

Plans for a terror plot were uncovered written on pieces of paper and stuck between the windshield wipers of police cars at the Serang City Police Station in Banten...

Indonesia Teams Up With Philippines and Malaysia To Fight Terrorism

Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia have agreed to join forces and pool intelligence as threats of terrorism loom over Southeast Asia during a trilateral meeting on...

Kampung Melayu

Densus 88 Name Nine Kampung Melayu Terror Suspects

Counterterror unit Densus 88 is confirmed the arrest of nine suspects believed to have been involved in the Kampung Melayu bombing in East Jakarta.

Terror Threat No Match For Bali-Bound Holiday Makers

The threat of terrorism throughout the region has failed to dampen the enthusiasm of Australian holiday goers who continue to flock to the resort beaches of Bali,...

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Navy, Water Police Step Up Sea Patrols Amid Philippine Violence

The Indonesian Navy and Water Police have stepped up sea patrols in the Halmahera Sea, amid fears of terrorists entering from the South Philippines.

Terrorism

Jokowi Calls For Prioritising Anti-Terror Law Reforms Following Attacks

ISIS’ recent attacks put the nation on high alert. To prevent future terrorist acts, Jokowi called on the DPR to conclude revisions on anti-terrorism law