Southeast Asia | Under terror attack, Indonesia trades liberty for security

Under terror attack, Indonesia trades liberty for security

Anti-terror law revisions give police tough new powers to tackle threats but some fear the military could restore its past outsized security role

Jakarta, May 25, 2018 5:25 PM (UTC+8)
Anti-terror policemen stand guard following a bomb blast at police office in Surabaya, Indonesia May 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Beawiharta
Anti-terror policemen stand guard following a bomb blast at police office in Surabaya, Indonesia May 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Beawiharta
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