Cipinang prison in Jakarta. One of the militants who carried out the recent gun and suicide bomb attack in the city, Afif, also known as Sunakim, was one of some 20 convicts heavily influenced by fellow convict and firebrand Islamist cleric Aman Abdurrahman while an inmate at the prison, experts say. Photo: Reuters

From jail to jihad: Indonesian prisons have become a breeding ground for militancy, experts say

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Cipinang prison in Jakarta. One of the militants who carried out the recent gun and suicide bomb attack in the city, Afif, also known as Sunakim, was one of some 20 convicts heavily influenced by fellow convict and firebrand Islamist cleric Aman Abdurrahman while an inmate at the prison, experts say. Photo: Reuters
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