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ISIS Militants from Indonesia Die in Marawi

29-May-2017 Intellasia | Tempo | 6:00 AM

A number of militants supporting the Maute insurgent groups and linked with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) died in Marawi during an operation by the Philippines [...]
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UN rights office worried by Indonesian gays’ plight

29-May-2017 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

The United Nations’ human rights office is calling on Indonesian authorities to release people detained on the basis of their sexual orientation and combat anti-gay [...]
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Indonesia Launches New Police Force To Investigate LGBTQ Community

29-May-2017 Intellasia | Huffingtonpost | 6:00 AM

Police in Indonesia’s most populous province plan to deploy a taskforce to investigate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activity, a move likely to fuel [...]
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Reporter describes watching gay Indonesian couple being caned in front of cheering crowd

29-May-2017 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Before two men were publicly caned 83 times each for having consensual gay sex in Aceh, the only province in Indonesia to practice Shariah law, reporter Rebecca Henschke went [...]
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Further attacks in Indonesia feared after Jakarta bombing, ISIS-linked insurgency in Philippines

29-May-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Analysts say more attacks in Indonesia could be in the works in the wake of deadly twin bombings in East Jakarta which police have linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and [...]
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Islamic state claims responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks

Islamic state claims responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Islamic state clamed responsibility for Jakarta bus station attacks that left at least three policemen dead and 12 others wounded on Wednesday. “The executor of the [...]
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Lippo Malls Welcome Ramadan With Special Programmes

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Jakarta globe | 6:00 AM

Shopping malls across Jakarta operated by Lippo Malls Indonesia have prepared a series of special programmes to welcome the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. “Each mall [...]
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IS claims suicide attack on Jakarta bus station

27-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing at a Jakarta bus terminal that killed three policemen, the latest attack to hit Indonesia [...]
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Jokowi Seeks to Bolster Police After Indonesia Suicide Attacks

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesian lawmakers should expedite the passage of revised anti-terrorism laws that give police more power, President Joko Widodo said after twin suicide attacks in the [...]
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Indonesia probes ‘IS-linked’ suicide attack on police

Indonesia probes ‘IS-linked’ suicide attack on police

27-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s elite anti-terror squad was Thursday investigating a suicide bombing near a Jakarta bus station that killed three policemen in an assault authorities [...]
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Indonesian police launch raid as Jakarta attacks linked to Islamic State

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s anti-terrorism unit raided the home of a suspected suicide bomber on Thursday as authorities linked attacks that killed three police officers at a Jakarta [...]
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Crowds cheered as gay men were caned dozens of times in Indonesia

27-May-2017 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Sharia law is now being enforced legally in the Aceh Province in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country. On Tuesday, two men arrested for having sex [...]
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Singapore, Malaysia Call on Their Expatriates in Indonesia to be Extra Vigilant

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Netral News | 6:00 AM

A deadly suicide bombing in the Indonesian capital has been linked to Islamic State, adding to a growing body of evidence that the Middle East-based terrorist group is making [...]
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Indonesia’s Neighbours Express Condolences for Jakarta Explosions, Update Travel Advice

27-May-2017 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Leaders from Malaysia and Australia have condemned a suicide bomb attack at a busy bus terminal in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta, on Wednesday night (24/05), which killed at [...]
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Indonesian caning of gay men strains Australian relationship, says Liberal MP

27-May-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Trent Zimmerman says Australia cannot ignore the ‘cruel and sickening’ punishment, and Derryn Hinch wants foreign aid suspended A Liberal MP says the “cruel [...]
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