Indonesian militant Dian Yulia Novi is flanked by her husband Nur Solihin and her recruiter Tutin as face court in Jakarta in 2017. Photo: AP

From Sri Lanka to Indonesia, more mothers are becoming suicide bombers – and killing their children too

  • The deadly new phenomenon sees women radicalised by IS ideology taking their children’s lives and their own in pursuit of martyrdom
  • Experts say the rise in the radicalisation of married couples is endangering entire families
Topic |   Indonesia

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Indonesian militant Dian Yulia Novi is flanked by her husband Nur Solihin and her recruiter Tutin as face court in Jakarta in 2017. Photo: AP
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A candlelight vigil for the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Photo: AFP

The strange lives of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday suicide bombers

  • Some were from wealthy backgrounds, while others received favourable treatment and payments from the government for their business
  • But they all had one thing in common – according to associates, they had the ‘necessary mindset’ to carry out the deadly atrocities
Topic |   Sri Lanka

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A candlelight vigil for the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Photo: AFP
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