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 meeting was held in the Unex Area Cargo building at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Tangerang, Banten, Tuesday night last week. Its participants were from the National Police, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Directorate-General of Customs.
There were about 20 people in the room, including Chief of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Insp.
- Inspector-General Setyo Wasisto, Chief of National Police Public Relations: we need further regulations