Follow @TheCircumvent Australian Associated Press, August 10, 2017. A woman alleged to be Indonesia’s first would-be suicide bomber has told her trial that she believed the terror attack would help her parents “enter heaven”. Dian Yulia Novi, along with six… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Channel NewsAsia, August 10, 2017. In the early hours of Jun 25 this year, as Indonesia ushered in the holy Eid Fitr celebrations, two men scaled the fence of a police headquarters in Medan, North Sumatra and shouted… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Related: Indonesia: Man sentenced to 15 months in prison for posting insults, memes about Indonesian politicians Coconuts Jakarta, July 27, 2017. Another person in Indonesia has been sentenced to 2 years in prison over an incident directly related… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Coconuts Jakarta, July 25, 2017. The Lubukbasung District Court in West Sumatra yesterday sentenced a 35-year-old man named Ropi Yatsman, who was found guilty of spreading hate speech by insulting the president online, to 15 months in prison.… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Daily Mail Online, July 15, 2017. Related: “[Mike] Pence lauded Indonesia, the largest Muslim-majority country, for ‘its tradition of moderate Islam,’ which he called ‘an inspiration to the world.’”
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Follow @TheCircumvent Reuters, July 6, 2017. Update to this story: Muslim leader urges Indonesians to boycott Starbucks over LGBT stand
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Follow @TheCircumvent The Jakarta Post, June 30, 2017. According to the police, the two police officers were completing their prayers at Falatehan Mosque, across from the National Police headquarters in South Jakarta, when the assailant suddenly stabbed the officers using… Continue Reading
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Follow @TheCircumvent Daily Caller, June 8, 2017. Oh boy, I wonder if anyone of the military persons will be arrested? People are always arrested burning and disrespecting Qur’ans, you know. Like US military persons in Muslim-majority nations, or persons who… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Channel NewsAsia, June 7, 2017. Adnani was killed three months later by a US air strike in Syria. His death, however, did not kill his call for attacks and destruction. “The London attacks, bombings in Afghanistan – these… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Reuters, June 4, 2017. Southeast Asian nations plan to use spy planes and drones to stem the movement of militants across their porous borders, defense officials said at the weekend, as concerns rise over the growing clout of… Continue Reading
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Follow @TheCircumvent The Star Online, May 23, 2017. h/t The Religion of Peace Pluralism: a state of society in which members of diverse ethnic, racial, religious, or social groups maintain and develop their traditional culture or special interest within the confines… Continue Reading
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Follow @TheCircumvent Daily Mail Australia, May 19, 2017. Some politicians are clueless. That includes Vice President Mike Pence, who declared Indonesia’s moderate-ness was an inspiration to the world. Related reading: Indonesia: U.S. vs. Reality
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