Terrorism in Indonesia

Supporters of Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islam Defenders Front, confront police officers during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Dec. 18, 2020. Hundreds of protesters marched in Indonesia's capital on Friday to demand the release of the firebrand cleric w

Indonesia outlaws one of the world’s largest vigilante groups

Sacred Nation

Morals are the stock-in-trade of the Islamic Defenders Front, which is likely the largest vigilante group in Asia. They claim millions of followers — though 200,000 is a more reasonable estimate — and they seek to purify society through fear.

The World

Update on the Bombings in Jakarta

The World

Bombings Rock Jakarta

The World

Indonesia’s efforts against Islamic extremism

Lifestyle & Belief