Indonesia—6,000 Citizens Identified As Foreign Terrorist Fighters

Jakarta Post | 01/13/2020

Indonesian government officials say more than 6,000 Indonesian citizens are involved in terrorist activity abroad, reports the Jakarta Post. These include 187 Indonesians designated “foreign terrorist fighters” (FTFs) in Syria who are taking part in the conflict there, Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mohammad Mahfud MD said on Jan. 10. The government is looking to return the identified FTFs to Indonesia but must figure out a way to do so without creating...

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