Dengan ‘Jihad Selfie’, Noor Huda Melacak Mengapa Orang ‘Kepincut’ ISIS

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http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/indonesian/2015-11-24/dengan-%E2%80%98jihad-selfie%E2%80%99-noor-huda-melacak-mengapa-orang-kepincut-isis/1518126 Noor Huda Ismail saat ini sedang melanjutkan pendidikan PhD di Universitas Monash dan di sela-sela studi sering melakukan perjalanan memberikan pendapat mengenai terorisme. Dia sekarang sedang membuat film dokumenter berjudul “Jihad Selfie” setelah bertemu dengan beberapa WNI yang bergabung dengan ISIS di Suriah dan Irak. Setelah serangan di Paris yang diduga dilakukan oleh pendukung...

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Telling the larger story about terrorism: a conversation with PhD candidate Noor Huda Ismail

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PhD candidate Noor Huda Ismail is an author, filmmaker, activist, and self-described “repentant journalist”, and has a desire to tell a larger story about terrorism, foreign fighters and why people join violent organisations. In his book, My Friend the Terrorist, Huda reveals he was once roommate with a future terrorist, a man who would go...

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My school roommate was recruited by a terrorist group. It could have been me

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http://www.smh.com.au/comment/my-school-roommate-was-recruited-by-a-terrorist-group-it-could-have-been-me-20150809-giux84.html For most of us, the issue of foreign fighters is very foreign indeed, almost impossible to fathom. Only deranged people who do not share our values could band with a terrorist organisation like Islamic State. And if they choose to follow that path, then we should never let them come back. But, for me,...

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When jihadists post selfies the government struggles to respond

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When jihadists post selfies the government struggles to respond Noor Huda Ismail, Monash University Like many of us, jihadists with Islamic State (IS) like to take selfies. And hard-line Islamic media like to post them on their websites. These images glorify life under IS to impressionable men and women who are moving to Syria at...

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Why Second Chances Matter

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ABC 7.30 Report on Jihad Selfie

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Young Indonesian jihadists explain who and what lured them to Islamic State LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: We reported a lot this week about Australians drawn to Islamic State, but just to our north, it’s happening too. Thousands of Indonesians are declaring allegiance to the terrorist organisation and hundreds have already made the journey to join IS...

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