Southeast Asia
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Praising Sri Lanka Bombings, IS Supporters Incite Against Chinese Nationals & Churches

Members of an Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Telegram group praised the April 20, 2019, Sri Lanka Easter bombings and discussed targeting Chinese nationals and churches in Indonesia, inciting “Allah willing, there will be another more powerful attack.”

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Alleged BIFF Militant Claims Fighters Traveling to Indonesia to Become Martyrs

An alleged Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) member claimed he and other fighters are traveling to Perangeng, Indonesia to become martyrs.

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Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Sri Lanka Attacks Celebrated on Social Media, Threatening “Indonesia Coming Soon”

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporting Indonesian Instagram account posted a photo and video of the bombings targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka with a message stating “the Bloody days in your church has begun.”

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Sunday, 21 April 2019
Christians Threatened by Indonesian IS Media Group

An Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked media group released a poster threatening Christians stating “there is no prohibition to kill you.”

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Thursday, 18 April 2019
Abu Sayyaf-Linked Social Media Account Shares Photos of Weaponry Assembled in the Philippines, Praises IS

An alleged Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG)-linked Filipino Facebook account shares updates from the field, posting photographs of fighters and weaponry being assembled, as well as disseminating Islamic State (IS/ISIS) propaganda.

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Wednesday, 17 April 2019
IS Group Warns Muslims Not to Participate in Indonesia’s Elections

Amidst the ongoing elections in Indonesian, an Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked media group warns Muslims not to participate.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019
BIFF Fighter Shares Battlefield Updates from Mindanao in the Philippines

An alleged Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) Filipino-language Facebook account regularly posts battle updates, including images and videos, from Pamalian, Mindanao.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019
One Day Prior to Indonesian Elections, IS Supporters Discuss Attacking Polling Stations

Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters discussed targeting polling stations with rifles, suicide bombs, and Molotov cocktails in a Telegram group the day before Indonesia’s April 17, 2019, general elections.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Continued Dissemination of Videos Depicting BIFF Militants Fighting the Philippines Military in Maguindanao

A video shared by an alleged Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) member on Facebook depicts militants in a clash with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Maguindanao.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Incitement to Behead Buddhists in Retaliation for Treatment of Myanmar Muslims

Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked groups and channels called for attacks on Buddhists in Myanmar in retaliation for the country’s treatment of Muslim Rohingya.

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Monday, 15 April 2019
Poster Depicting Destruction of Jakarta’s National Monument Disseminated by IS Supporters

Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Telegram groups and channels disseminated a poster depicting the destruction of the National Monument in Jakarta only two days before Indonesia's general elections.

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Monday, 15 April 2019
BIFF Filipino User: “Women Will Start Fight Against the Kuffar”

A Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) Filipino user on Facebook regularly shares anti-Philippines Army sentiments, and hinted that women will “fight against the kuffar.”

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Friday, 12 April 2019
Prominent Indonesian Group Disseminates Napalm Bomb Guide

A napalm bomb instruction manual was widely circulated on Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Telegram channels.

 

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Friday, 12 April 2019
Filipino IS Supporter Justifies Beheadings, Posts Photo of Abu Sayyaf Execution

A Filipino Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporter justified executions, posting a gruesome photo of Canadian national, Robert Hall, who was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf in 2016.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
BIFF Profile Disseminates Updates of Ongoing Clashes in the Philippines

A Maguindanaoan-language Facebook profile of an alleged Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) member posted photos and videos of clashes in Maguindanao, the Philippines.

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Wednesday, 10 April 2019
IS Supporters on WhatsApp Discuss “Stopping” Indonesian Election

Members of an Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked WhatsApp group discussed “martyrdom” and “stopping” the upcoming Indonesian general elections.

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Tuesday, 09 April 2019
Video Message Urges Fighters Not to Surrender in Maguindanao, the Philippines

A Tagalog-language video of a Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighter (BIFF) supporter  uploaded to Facebook incited against the Philippines government and urged to continue jihad in Maguindanao.

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Monday, 08 April 2019
Fifth Issue of Indonesian IS Magazine, “Syirik Parlemen & Undang,” Distributed on Social Media

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS) aligned Indonesian media group continues to disseminate IS media and publish its magazine on social media platforms Blogger and Instagram.

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Monday, 08 April 2019
Continued Incitements Against Philippines Military Operation in Maguindanao

Posts about a military operation in Maguindanao, the Philippines continue to be circulated on Facebook with incitements against the Filipino soldiers threatening “IEDs are already waiting for them.”

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Friday, 05 April 2019
Directive to Remove Accounts of Arrested IS Supporters and Destroy Evidence

Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters disseminated messages on Telegram, Facebook, and WhatsApp advising members to remove accounts and phone numbers of recently arrested IS supporters, with the wife of a detained suspect directed to destroy evidence.

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Friday, 05 April 2019
Video Disseminated Featuring BIFF Fighters in Lanao Del Sur

A video, allegedly of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Lanao Del Sur firing at an unknown target, was uploaded and widely shared on Facebook.

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Thursday, 04 April 2019