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The roots of terrorism in Indonesia

  • Khairil Azhar

Jakarta | Thu, July 30 2009 | 12:41 pm

PREMIUM Several scholars have expressed concerns over the rising of Puritanism and fundamentalism among young Muslims in Indonesia. Some have even come to the conclusion that many young Muslims have received misinterpretations of Islam. The confession of captured terrorists is often shocking for mainstream Muslims, who believe the criminals' faith deviates from Islamic teachings. So, how could these ...