Crime

Indonesian executioner for IS killed in Syria

Feb 11, 2019

Indonesian police and the brother of an Indonesian militant who was shown killing a foreigner in an Islamic State group video say he was killed last month in a battle with U.S.-backed forces in Syria

Indonesia police admit using snake to terrorize Papuan man

Feb 11, 2019

Indonesian police have admitted officers terrorized a Papuan man with a live snake after a video of the incident showing the man screaming in fear and his interrogator laughing circulated online

Pole facing treason charge in Indonesia alleges prison abuse

Feb 8, 2019

A Polish man on trial for treason in Indonesia after meeting with Papuan independence supporters says visitors to his prison assaulted him and threatened to kill him as guards watched

Indonesia sentences Briton to 6 months for slapping official

Feb 6, 2019

A British woman who slapped an immigration officer on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali after missing her flight due to an expired visa has been sentenced to six months in prison

Governor convicted of blasphemy freed from Indonesian prison

Jan 24, 2019

A polarizing Christian politician whose campaign comments ignited the largest protests in years in Muslim-majority Indonesia has been freed after serving nearly two years in prison for blasphemy

Indonesia cleric's release uncertain as gov't starts review

Jan 21, 2019

Indonesia's government is reviewing the president's decision to release radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir following domestic and international criticism.

Indonesia cleric to be freed despite holding to radicalism

Jan 19, 2019

Lawyers say the Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being freed after the country's president relented on a requirement he renounce radical beliefs

Indonesia leader to free radical cleric behind Bali bombings

Jan 18, 2019

Indonesia's president says the ailing 80-year-old radical cleric who inspired the Bali bombers and other violent extremists in Indonesia will be released from prison

Indonesia recovers Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Jan 14, 2019

Indonesia navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October

Official vows action after AP reports missing migrant girls

Dec 14, 2018

An Indonesian official is vowing to do more to combat human trafficking after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed that scores of trafficked girls have quietly disappeared from one of the nation's poorest regions