Category Archives: Terrorism

Tempo Headquarter Thrown Molotov

The headquarter of Tempo Magazine on Jalan Proklamasi No.42, Jakarta, Indonesia, was thrown three molotov bombs by an unknown motorcyclist. The incident happened around 02.42 Indonesian Time. Police is investigating the incident. more info is here

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N.J. men planned to ‘wage violent jihad,’ feds say

Two New Jersey men arrested at a New York airport planned to travel to Somalia to “wage violent jihad,” and also had expressed a willingness to commit violent acts in the United States, according to prosecutors and a federal criminal … Continue reading

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Local Military Worked With Vigilante Groups To Disrupt Meeting: FPI

It was the military, not the Islamic Defenders Front, that incited vigilantes to attack a meeting lawmakers hosted in Banyuwangi, East Java, last week, the hard-line religious group claimed on Friday as it continued to deny involvement in the raid. … Continue reading

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We Are Not Lame Ducks, Police Claim

The National Police have rejected allegations that they are lame ducks when it comes to dealing with hard-line organizations, including the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI). Continue reading

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Rights Team to Probe Hard-Liners

The National Commission for Human Rights said on Monday that it would establish a special team to investigate allegations of attacks carried out by hard-line Islamic groups, as lawmaker file charges against militants who broke up their meeting in Banyuwangi, East Java. Continue reading

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Caucus Tells SBY to Get Tough on Islamic Hard-Liners

A group of lawmakers are demanding action be taken to shut down the hard-line Islam Defenders Front. ‘We’re asking the president to keep his word, that the country will not bow to vigilantism. He is the one who could end this movement,’ said Eva K Sundari, who initiated a petition through the House of Representatives’ Pancasila Caucus. Continue reading

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Bekasi Muslim Groups Call for Formation of Militia Units, Warn of Potential ‘War’

Several religious organizations in Bekasi have recommended that every Mosque in Bakasi on the outskirts of Jakarta form militia units and called on all local Muslims to prepare for the possibility of ‘war’ against what they perceive to be the … Continue reading

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