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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Amy Chew

Amy Chew

Amy Chew is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur who has covered regime change in Asia and parts of the Middle East, giving her a unique insight into the economic, social and political factors that reshapes society.