The BBC’s Sri Lestari looks at Indonesia’s efforts to tackle the threat posed by the spread of extremist Islamic State ideology.
Jihadist fighters from the Islamic State militant group are swallowing up territory in Iraq and Syria.
As Islamic State (ISIS) loses territory in its base, northern Iraq and eastern Syria, fresh concerns about returning foreign fighters have mounted in Southeast Asia.
ISIS may threaten the 1945 Constitution because ISIS groups want to establish an Islamic state that is subject to Islamic law. In terms of what ISIS wants to implement Islamic law in Indonesia does not comply with the main content of the 1945 Constitution itself.
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For Maududi this potential withered in France, its achievement would have to await an Islamic state (The Process of the Islamic Revolution). Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix.
As al-Shām is a region often compared with the Levant or Greater Syria, the group’s name has been variously translated as «Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham», «Islamic State of Iraq and Syria» (both abbreviated as ISIS), or «Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant» (abbreviated as ISIL).
Originated as: Jama’at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad (1999)
Aug 08, 2014 · However, with hard-line group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on a mission to recruit Indonesians, Indonesia’ s integrity could be jeopardized in this regard.
For Islamic State supporters in Indonesia rather than in Syria, carrying out amaliyat was a way to connect with the broader Islamic State community without having to travel to the Middle East but also to connect with the dispersed pro-Islamic State community across Indonesia.
Indonesia is home to several religious minorities, including Christians, Hindus, Buddhists and people who follow traditional beliefs. The constitution guarantees freedom of religion in an officially secular state though tension between followers of different faiths can flare.
The threats to Indonesia after the Jakarta attack. Let us not overstate the significance of ISIL in Indonesia.
The Islamic State’s ideology exerts powerful sway over a certain subset of the population. Life’s hypocrisies and inconsistencies vanish in its face.