Pedestrians in Jakarta wear face masks as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: APPedestrians in Jakarta wear face masks as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AP
Pedestrians in Jakarta wear face masks as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AP

Indonesia coronavirus: Isis affiliates wooing new recruits unhappy with pandemic policies, experts say

  • The extremist groups are using public unhappiness with Jakarta’s response to the pandemic as fuel for their efforts, online as well as offline
  • There are also still more than 550 children of Indonesian Isis recruits in Syria, according to a source, raising fears they will be radicalised too

Topic |   Indonesia
Pedestrians in Jakarta wear face masks as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: APPedestrians in Jakarta wear face masks as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AP
Pedestrians in Jakarta wear face masks as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AP
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