13 July 2017

News Story: Indonesia rolls out measure to curb radical groups

JAKARTA, July 12 (Xinhua) -- The Indonesian government has boosted efforts to prevent radicalism from operating in the archipelagic nation following a spate of suicide bombings.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has inked a decree which gives the government the power to terminate activities of the radical groups.

Chief Security Minister Wiranto on Wednesday announced the measure, saying that the new decree allows the state institutions which issue a license for the establishment of the radical organizations to lift the permit.

Read the full story at Xinhua