Islamist Terrorists Are Now Targeting Asia’s Domestic Helpers as Recruits for Suicide Missions

An Islamist cell on the Indonesia island of Java successfully radicalized a domestic helper in Singapore and convinced her to attempt a suicide bomb attack on the offices of Indonesia’s president. That’s according to an interview given by the 27-year-old helper on Indonesian television Tuesday, cited in the Straits Times. Dian Yulia Novi was arrested(…)

Hardline Islamist Protests In Indonesia Are Spreading Fear Among the Minority Chinese

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The capital of Muslim-majority Indonesia is on edge ahead of what is expected to be a second massive protest by conservative Muslims against its Christian governor and no group more so than its Chinese minority. They have reason to be concerned. The movement against the governor, who is being prosecuted for(…)