Indonesians on Thursday took to social media to declare “We are not afraid” after a double suicide attack killed three policemen and wounded 10 other people. Two suicide attackers also died when they detonated bombs at the busy Kampung Melayu… Read More ›
Three policemen were killed Wednesday night when two suicide attackers detonated bombs at a busy bus station in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, police said. “With deep sadness we announce that three officers are deceased,” national police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said. Two attackers were also… Read More ›
A failed suicide bomber who attempted to attack a priest during a Sunday church service in Medan, the capital of Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, confessed that he was not working alone, police said. “The perpetrator confessed during police interrogation that… Read More ›
Jailed cleric Abu Bakar Ba’asyir’s defence team is considering lodging a second case review request with the Supreme Court. One of Ba’asyir’s lawyers, Achmad Michdan said there was a change in the composition of panel of judges who reviewed the… Read More ›
Despite being predominantly Muslim countries, Indonesia and Kazakhstan scored differently on religious hostilities by private individuals, organizations or groups in society, according the Pew Research Center’s latest annual study on global restrictions on religion. The study, released on June 23,… Read More ›
Siyono’s wife Suratmi probably did the best thing she could when she asked for help from Muhammadiyah, Indonesia’s second largest Islamic organization, to figure out why her husband died in the custody of the Indonesian police’s counter-terrorism squad Densus 88… Read More ›
Indonesian authorities have sent more than 2,000 members of a religious sect back to their home island of Java for “re-education” following a public outcry over their activities.