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Students who agree with IS are few, but worrying: Rights group

Amid rising interest among young Indonesians to join the Islamic State (IS) movement, the Setara Institute, a human rights group, has alarmed the nation with reports about the influence IS…

Bomber’s grave becomes touchstone for extremists

As the only grave without a tombstone in the Lopang Gede cemetery in Serang, Banten, the resting place of Imam Samudra, one of the masterminds of the first Bali bombing,…

TNI chief threatens, Komnas HAM questions

Indonesian Military (TNI) chief Gen. Moeldoko has threatened to shoot any suspected terrorists operating in Poso, Central Sulawesi, on sight, while the country’s human rights commission is questioning the purpose…

Residents take advantage of open-door policy

Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama’s open-door policy has attracted residents from all walks of life to come and discuss their problems with him; they have mentioned everything from broken…

Sons of jihadists flock to Syria

A new generation of Indonesian jihadists seems to have come of age, with the sons of several prominent jihadists leaving for war-torn Syria, lured by the promises of the Islamic…

Elephants help end habitat conflicts in Riau

The local government, NGOs and plantation companies are working together to train elephants in Riau, to put a stop to the many cases of animal-human conflicts in the area.

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