21 May 2020
To strengthen its mitigation strategy, Indonesian authorities should invest in an ‘after-care’ programme that specifically looks after the well-being of the inmates’ families, with the aim of safeguarding them from being radicalised or further radicalised by extremist charities, wrote RSIS Associate Research Fellow Vidia Arianti and Muh Taufiqurrohman, a senior researcher at the Centre for Radicalism and Deradicalisation Studies, (PAKAR), an NGO based in Jakarta. The programme should also ensure that the released inmates renounce violence and reintegrate into society, they added.
This article was written by Vidia Arianti, an associate research fellow at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (ICPVTR), a constituent unit in the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore and Muh Taufiqurrohman, a senior researcher at the Centre for Radicalism and Deradicalisation Studies, (PAKAR), an NGO based in Jakarta.
ICPVTR / Online
Last updated on 22/05/2020