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Indonesia coronavirus: Isis affiliates wooing new recruits unhappy with pandemic policies, experts say

Indonesian affiliates of Islamic State (Isis) are actively recruiting people during Covid-19 movement restrictions as they look to propagate a caliphate in the world’s most populous Muslim nation, according to analysts and a returnee from Syria.Jakarta’s poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic has seen infections soar to 155,412, with 6,759 deaths, the highest fatality count in Southeast Asia.Unemployment has spiked and more people in the informal sector – estimated to make up between 60 and…

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