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Indonesia’s police targeted in 74 percent of terror attacks in 2017-2018: Study

Indonesia’s police targeted in 74 percent of terror attacks in 2017-2018: Study

Jakarta: The police came under attack in 74 percent of the terror cases in Indonesia during 2017-2018, according to a study. “Some 74 percent of the terrorist attacks in Indonesia during the 2017-2018 period had made the police the prime target,” Director of Program and Research of the Habibie Centre Muhammad Hasan Ansori remarked during […]

AJA Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka

AJA Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka

Asia Journalist Association condemns the Sri Lanka’s blasts which were reported in Colombo and Negombo, in the southwest of the country, and in Batticaloa, on the other side of the island, as Christians celebrate Easter Sunday. AJA considers each act against innocent people is an act of terror. While we, members of AJA, send our […]

The World According to ISIS: Horrifying map of target countries

The World According to ISIS: Horrifying map of target countries

Jake Burman wrote a piece about the targets of ISIS terrorism. His piece includes various threats of the terrorist organisation to global security. The piece starts, “This is the terrifying new map of Europe released by Islamic State (ISIS) – drawn-up to show the areas it plans dominate in the next five years.” Full text: http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/597254/ISIS-Map-Europe-Terror-Organisation-Andrew-Hosken-Caliphate-Abu-Musab-al-Zarqawi

3000 Russian citizens joined terrorist groups

3000 Russian citizens joined terrorist groups

Around 3,000 Russian citizens joined international terrorist organizations, first deputy chairman of the National Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAC) Yevgeny Ilin said on May 25. TASS reports. “There is data on almost 3,000 Russians that supported the extremist ideology and went abroad to join international terrorist organizations,” he said. He told that generally participants are from Northern […]

Russian court jails an Armenian due to IS participation

Russian court jails an Armenian due to IS participation

The Russian court jailed an Armenian militant for joining to IS. Vazgen Zargarian, an Armenian resident of Kazakhstan, is sentenced by the North Caucasus Regional Military Court in Rostov-on-Don because of his attempts to join the IS in Syria. He was previously arrested in 2015 while he was trying to go Syria, RFERL reports. Religious […]

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali’s post-9/11 comments about Islamophobia ring true even today

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali’s post-9/11 comments about Islamophobia ring true even today

In the wake of recent increase in hatred against Muslims due to Paris and San Bernardino attacks, what we forget is all Muslims cannot be blamed for the actions of a few (as cliche as it may sound, it remains true). In the US, Donald Trump remains the biggest anti-Muslim politician but it must not […]

Luxury in jail for alleged Mumbai Attack mastermind

Luxury in jail for alleged Mumbai Attack mastermind

  The alleged mastermind behind 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi lives a luxurious life in Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. While the case for the suspension of his detention is being fought in courts, Lakhvi and his six comrades enjoy all facilities in jail, due to lack of strict laws in place for him. […]

[Indonesia Report] Nine terrorist suspects arrested in major cities

[Indonesia Report] Nine terrorist suspects arrested in major cities

Indonesia Counter-terrorism Squad, Detachment 88, arrested another terrorist suspect in Mondokan Village in Solo, Indonesia on Sunday (Sept 30). Indonesian police and army forces seized the location around 11 a.m. local time to clear the crime scene when Detachment 88 arrested JP, Kompas, Indonesia Mass Media, reported. According to a local resident, Tini, JP house […]

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