‘Terror season’ fears as Indonesia arrests over 100 suspected extremists and Japan issues threat warning

Sep 15, 2021 | INVESTING

Indonesia’s elite counter terrorism squad, known as Densus 88, has arrested 123 members of the Southeast Asian terrorist network Jemaah Islamiah (JI) since last month, according to a report by the Indonesian authorities seen by This Week in Asia. In addition, it has detained dozens of members of an Islamic State-inspired group known as Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) across 10 provinces.On Monday, police announced they had seized four more JI members, including a convicted militant and former emir…

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