Armed police officers stand guard at the gate of national police headquarters in Jakarta following a militant attack. Photo: Reuters
Armed police officers stand guard at the gate of national police headquarters in Jakarta following a militant attack. Photo: Reuters
Quinton Temby
Opinion

Opinion

Quinton Temby

Why Indonesian militants of different stripes are exchanging anti-Chinese sentiment and extremist memes on Telegram

  • The country’s salafi-jihadist and opposition Islamist groups are showing significant signs of cross-pollination on social media and other apps
  • An increasingly common narrative characterises the Jokowi government as a tyrannical un-Islamic regime controlled by Chinese interests

Armed police officers stand guard at the gate of national police headquarters in Jakarta following a militant attack. Photo: Reuters
Armed police officers stand guard at the gate of national police headquarters in Jakarta following a militant attack. Photo: Reuters
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