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Tunisians defy police to mark killings of left-wing leaders

first_imgTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Thousands of Tunisians pushed through a heavy security cordon and marched down the main avenue in their country’s capital to mark the eighth anniversary of the killing of a left-wing political leader. The Feb. 6, 2013 killing of Chokri Belaid outside his home and the slaying six months later of another left-wing leader plunged Tunisia into chaos. No one has been convicted in either case. Participants in the anniversary event in Tunis on Saturday chanted “No more fear, no more terror. The street belongs to the people” and defied police while marching to Avenue Bourguiba from a square renamed after Belaid,last_img read more

Densus 88 antiterror squad arrests 16-year-old in Batam

first_imgThe National Police’s Densus 88 counterterrorism squad arrested a 16-year-old boy in his house in Merapi Subur housing complex in Batam, Riau Islands on Wednesday evening. Recent arrests also occurred in Tasikmalaya, West Java and Kendal in Central Java.The neighborhood unit (RT) head of the housing complex, Adip Kurniawan, told The Jakarta Post that personnel of the squad and from the Riau Islands Police arrested the boy and he was taken to the Riau Islands Police headquarters.Adip said the terrorism suspect was the eldest of two siblings and the family had just rented the house in March. “They’re new here and they’re friendly, but the one arrested is a child,” Adip said. Riau Islands Police chief Insp. Gen. Aris Budiman confirmed the arrest during his inspection of Idul Fitri holiday security. “So far, the security in Riau Islands and Batam is under control,” he said.Aris, however, did not divulge more information about the teenager’s arrest.In 2016, Densus 88 unraveled a terrorist network calling itself Katibah Gonggong Rebus (KGR), led by 31-year-old Gigih Rahmat Dewa in Batam. The police said they once planned to shoot a rocket to Marina Bay in Singapore from Batam.  “Gonggong rebus” is actually the name of a Batam dish of boiled snails. Topics :last_img read more

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