Tag Archives: Indonesia

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Terrorism likely behind avian flu outbreak: Indonesia intelligence

  Fretting that terrorists might one day unleash bioweapons in Indonesia, the National Intelligence Agency (BIN) says it will monitor the recent outbreak of a new strain of avian influenza…

Indonesian police officers of the National Police Detatchment 88 anti-terror unit walk outside the house of a suspected militant following a raid in Sukoharjo in May 2011. 

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US-Backed Indonesian ‘anti-terror’ death squad criticized for extrajudicial killings

Indonesia’s U.S.-funded police anti-terror squad has killed seven suspected militants recently, reviving allegations that the force is not trying to take suspects alive – a trend that appears to be…

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Cult Of Hitler Prospers In Asia

The cult of Hitler is very popular among young Indonesians today. Many young men and women wear Nazi symbols, images of Hitler, SS runes and swastikas on belts, caps and…

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Presidential Staff Member Backs Hunt for Ancient Indonesian Pyramid

A presidential staff member is trying to convince three ministries to support a team of scientists who want to look into rumors of pyramids lying beneath West Java’s Mount Sadahurip…

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Largest ancient Hindu temple discovered in Indonesia

Construction workers in Bali have discovered what is thought to be the biggest ancient Hindu temple ever found on the Indonesian island, archaeologists said. The workers were digging a drain…

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

What Is An Economic Hit Man? Perkins defines economic hit men as “highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. They funnel money from…

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East Timor: A Lesson in Why the Poorest Threaten the Powerful

Milan Kundera’s truism, “the struggle of people against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”, described East Timor. The day before I set out to film clandestinely there in…