The government is seeking to dissolve Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia because its ideology runs counter to Pancasila. Police have evidence that this hardline group plans to use the military to establish an Islamic state in 2018.
Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia is targeting university students. Even some high schoolers have joined this hardline Islamic organization.
A photograph of Effendy Tios standing next to National Police Deputy Chief Comsr. Gen. Syafruddin hangs on the wall of the office of Sebuku Iron Lateritic Ores (SILO) in Pluit, North Jakarta.