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Caliphate still attractive to many students: Study

  • Safrin La Batu

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, November 1 2017 | 12:17 am

PREMIUM A considerable number of students across Indonesia adhere to the extreme belief that Indonesia should become an Islamic caliphate rather than remain a multi-faith republic, and many are even ready to go on jihad to fight for their religious beliefs, a study has revealed.

In what it dubbed an “alarming” phenomenon, the Alvara Research Center found that 18.3 percent of 2,400 high school s...