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Indonesian police shoot dead suspected Islamic militant

Jan 16, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The man was linked to the country s most wanted Islamic extremist Santoso leader of the Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen militant group

FUELLING JIHAD? This picture taken on September 26, 2012 shows Indonesian anti-terror policemen from Detachment 88 (Densus 88) investigating a house belonging to a terror suspect in Solo, following a raid on September 24. The elite police unit on the front line of Indonesia's lauded terrorism clampdown faces fresh allegations of torture and unlawful killings. File AFP/Anwar Mustafa

Indonesia releases 2005 Bali bombing convict

Aug 06, 2014 - 9:52 PM

Sentences are routinely cut in Indonesia to mark major celebrations such as Eid al Fitr Muslim holiday and the country s independence day

BOMBING. Tourists look at a shaltered restaurant at Jimbaran Beach in Bali, Indonesia in 2005. Photo from EPA

Indonesian anti-terror cops accused of fuelling jihad

Mar 29, 2013 - 12:16 PM

Indonesia s elite anti terror police unit faces fresh allegations of torture and unlawful killings

PNP gun used by Indonesian terrorists?

Sep 13, 2012 - 6:20 PM

A PNP issued pistol was reported to have been found after an anti terrorism raid in Java Indonesia

PNP ARMS SUPPLIED TO INDONESIAN TERRORISTS? Indonesian armed police officers cordoning off the scene of a terrorist raid in Solo. Photo by AFP