No militant camps in West Java: army commander

Residents of West Java expressed relief at the military declaration, and a willingness to work closely with law enforcement to make the province more secure.

By Aditya Surya for Khabar Southeast Asia in Jakarta

May 29, 2013


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 Syrian women refugees chat at the Turkish Red Crescent camp in Hatay. The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria says that ISIS militants are kidnapping Syrian women and keeping them as slaves. [Mustafa Ozer/AFP]
ISIS reportedly abducting, enslaving Syrian women
The sexual enslavement and other abuses constitute war crimes, according to the UN.



The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) does not represent Muslims.

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 Worshippers read from the Qur'an at Jakarta's Istiqlal Grand Mosque on May 4th, as part of

Hardliners threaten tolerance in Indonesia

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.