30 Apr '18, 9pm

Radical groups infiltrating varsities across Indonesia: 39% of undergrads have been indoctrinated

Up to 39 per cent of undergraduates in Indonesia have been indoctrinated with some form of radicalism, with almost a quarter in favour of conducting jihad to establish an Islamic state in the world's most populous Muslim nation. The latest data from a study by Indonesia's state intelligence agency BIN not only confirms the rise of religious conservative ideas in the country, but also shows that radical groups have infiltrated its institutes of higher education, said spy chief Budi Gunawan last Saturday. TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE Subscribe Login Thank you for reading The Straits Times You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber. What is Premium ?

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