Indonesia’s specialist counterterrorism police unit apprehends a suspected militant outside a home in Bekasi, West Java. A new report looks into the reasons why released terror convicts take part in terror activities again. Photo: AFP Indonesia’s specialist counterterrorism police unit apprehends a suspected militant outside a home in Bekasi, West Java. A new report looks into the reasons why released terror convicts take part in terror activities again. Photo: AFP
Indonesia’s specialist counterterrorism police unit apprehends a suspected militant outside a home in Bekasi, West Java. A new report looks into the reasons why released terror convicts take part in terror activities again. Photo: AFP
Indonesia

Lure of Isis, militant spouses: why 11 per cent of Indonesia’s freed terror convicts reoffended

  • Indonesia’s Institute for Policy Analysis and Conflict (IPAC) found that 94 convicts released from 2002-2020 committed another terror-related crime
  • 120 offenders will be released this year, as IPAC urged the Detachment 88 counterterrorism squad to be alert, despite Islamic State’s waning appeal

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Indonesia’s specialist counterterrorism police unit apprehends a suspected militant outside a home in Bekasi, West Java. A new report looks into the reasons why released terror convicts take part in terror activities again. Photo: AFP Indonesia’s specialist counterterrorism police unit apprehends a suspected militant outside a home in Bekasi, West Java. A new report looks into the reasons why released terror convicts take part in terror activities again. Photo: AFP
Indonesia’s specialist counterterrorism police unit apprehends a suspected militant outside a home in Bekasi, West Java. A new report looks into the reasons why released terror convicts take part in terror activities again. Photo: AFP
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