Indonesian firefighters contend with the aftermath of an Isis-linked blast in Surabaya in 2018. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Indonesia sees uptick of anti-Chinese speech by militants on social media

  • Islamic State affiliates are using the coronavirus to stoke existing anti-Chinese sentiments within Indonesia, a Jakarta-based think tank cautioned
  • It said there had been calls for attacks to be carried out because the country’s government is seen as being weakened by the pandemic
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Indonesian firefighters contend with the aftermath of an Isis-linked blast in Surabaya in 2018. Photo: AFP
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