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Thousands gather at the National Monument in Jakarta on October 20th to hear a speech by Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Armed forces commander General Moeldoko said in Singapore on Wednesday (October 29th) that returning Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters pose a threat to their home countries [Bay Ismoyo/AFP]
The Islamic Defenders Front's (FPI) riotous opposition to Jakarta's incoming governor falls on deaf ears.
The tycoon and significant donor to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has long pursued a radical Islamic agenda while operating just inside the law.
Officials say they are trying to protect students and keep campuses free of militant influences.
The government is working with schools to ensure they don't breed extremism.
The government is making combating ISIS a priority as the number of Malaysians joining the group grows.
"I have no clue how he became involved in this … I am still hoping the report about him is wrong."
Though they typically avoid violence, women embrace jihad with equal fervor as men, and play key supporting roles in radical networks.
New president says hard work, unity and responsibility will lead to national prosperity.
Indonesia's tradition of moderate, tolerant Islam is under threat by hard-line groups who are imposing their conservative views on others and intimidating religious minorities.