Clear and Present Danger: Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia
Accompanied by his aide and one of his staff carrying a pile of documents, National Police Chief Tito Karnavian hurried into the Bima Room at the Coordinating Ministry for Politics, Law and Security in central Jakarta. Tito was almost late for the day's meeting, especially called to decide whether or not the hardline Islamic group, Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI), should be dissolved.
Once Tito arrived, Coordinating Minister for…
A CCTV camera at the home of Novel Baswedan on Jalan Deposito T, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, recorded the movements of a heavy-set man who knocked on his door on the afternoon of April 5. He was wearing a black and white hat, a long-sleeved shirt and jeans. He could be seen talking with someone inside the house, who does not appear on the video.