Suspected Indonesian Rioters "Pledged Support" For ISIS: Report

Two men detained by Indonesian police for rioting this week were part of a group that had pledged support to the ISIS militant group and intended to carry out jihad, or holy war, police said on Thursday.
Two nights of rioting and clashes between protesters and police in the capital, Jakarta, followed the release of official election results which showed President Joko Widodo defeated his rival, Prabowo Subianto, in last month's presidential race.

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Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital.
"They intended to carry out jihad during May 21 and 22 protests," national police spokesman Muhammad Iqbal, said of the two, adding they belonged to a group called Garis, which had pledged support for ISIS.



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