Southeast Asia
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Abu Sayyaf Video Threatens to Behead Hostages

A video from Abu Sayyaf threatening to behead three hostages captured off the coast of Malaysia was disseminated by a Facebook account.

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Prominent Indonesian IS Recruiter in Syria Continues to Incite on Social Media

Recruitment messages attributed to an Islamic State (IS/ISIS) Indonesian preacher calling for fighters and suicide bombers have been shared widely across social media platforms.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Group Provides Security Tips for Those Involved in “Cyber Jihad”

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Telegram channel shared account safety and security tips on social media sites for those participating in “cyber jihad.”

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Five Indonesians Join Filipino Militant Group in Sulu

A photo of five Indonesians from Sumatra Island who had joined a militant group in Sulu, Philippines, was widely announced on Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Telegram channels and Facebook.

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Monday, 18 February 2019
IS Incitement against Global Coalition Against Daesh

 

A video and photo from a meeting of the Global Coalition Against Daesh accompanied an IS-linked Indonesian-language message inciting against cooperating with non-believers, warning “destruction and great disaster will come.”

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Monday, 18 February 2019
Incitements by IS Cleric Disseminated on Social Media

A social media campaign by an Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked media group distributing lectures from an IS cleric sentenced to death for inciting terror attacks disseminated prolifically by IS supporters.

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Thursday, 14 February 2019
IS Supporters on Facebook Incite Attacks Targeting Philippines Army, Share Updates of Fighters on the Ground

Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Tausug-speaking Filipino users on Facebook incited for attacks in the country, posting calls for supporters “kill all the soldiers of Duterte.”

Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Jihadi Religious Texts Disseminated by IS Supporters

Indonesian translations of al-Qaeda (AQ) Jihadi religious texts, with a forward written by a Jemaah Islamiyah (JI)-linked individual, have been disseminated on Telegram.

 

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019
IS Supporters Discuss Travel to China to Wage Jihad

Two Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters discussed traveling to Xinjiang, China, to fight against the government in retaliation for Chinese treatment of Uighur Muslims.

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Monday, 11 February 2019
Tutorials for Electronic, Mechanical, and Fuel Bomb Detonators

A prominent Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Indonesian group disseminated a tutorial for a variety of initiators using simple household tools and supplies. 

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Friday, 08 February 2019
IS Group Threatens Philippines President, Incites Lone Wolf Attacks

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Indonesian group threatened Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte for the second time in a week in a poster inciting for lone-wolf attacks in East Asia.

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Thursday, 07 February 2019
IS Supporters Continue to Recruit and Incite Violent Jihad against Thailand

 

Prompted by a Malay-language incitement and photos of armed jihadis posted on Facebook by an Islamic State (IS/ISIS) account, southeast Asia IS supporters urged Malaysians to fight the Thai government.

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Thursday, 07 February 2019
Further IS Threats Targeting Upcoming Indonesian Election

Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS) users on WhatsApp called upon group supporters to recruit others to spread jihadi propaganda and prepare for combat as the elections in Indonesia approach.

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Wednesday, 06 February 2019
MIT Recruitment Message Highlights Fighters’ Day-to-Day Lives Within the GroupMIT Recruitment Message Highlights Fighters’ Day-to-Day Lives Within the Group

A message aimed at recruiting fighters to join Mujahidin Indonesia Timur (MIT) described and romanticized the day-to-day lives and the “love story” between fighters and the group.

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Wednesday, 06 February 2019
IS Groups Threaten Indonesian Elections with Cyber & Physical Attacks

 

Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked groups targeted upcoming Indonesian elections, calling for IS media to be disseminated on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as well as inciting for attacks.

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Monday, 04 February 2019
Day after Deletion of Account, IS Supporter Creates Another on VK

Following the recent deletion of an IS-affiliated VK account belonging to a prominent Islamic State (IS/ISIS) Indonesian-speaking supporter, a new account was created in order to continue distributing IS media on the Russian social media platform.

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Monday, 04 February 2019
IS Accounts on LinkedIn Disseminating IS Media

Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked supporter has been using LinkedIn accounts to disseminate IS videos, including gruesome execution footage.

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Monday, 04 February 2019
IS Supporters Continue Transferring Media to VK

 

As Indonesian Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked channels on Telegram continue to urge members to publish media on VK, the following report reviews one of these networks illustrating how IS supporters gain a foothold on the Russian media platform.

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Monday, 04 February 2019
MIT Calls for “Sleeper Cell” Attacks in Indonesia

A message from Mujahidin Indonesia Timur (MIT) incited supporters to carry out attacks and disseminate material online, calling for the activation of “sleeper cells” in Indonesia.

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Monday, 04 February 2019
IS Church Attack in Sulu Celebrated by Filipinos on Social Media, Inciting for Further Attacks

Filipino Islamic State (IS/ISIS) supporters on Facebook lauded a dual suicide bombing at a church in Jolo, Philippines claimed by the group, posting photos of the devastation with celebratory commentary with some stating the killing “not enough.”

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Thursday, 31 January 2019
Philippines President Duterte Threatened After IS Attack in Sulu

An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Indonesian group distributed a graphic threatening Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, featuring him as an IS captive.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2019