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April 15, 2021, 07.36 PM

JAKARTA, - A total of 34 convicted terrorists took the oath of allegiance to Indonesia at the Gunung Sindur Detention Center in Bogor, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Thursday, April 15.

Head of West Java’s Law and Human Rights Ministry Regional Office, Sudjonggo, said the oath-taking showed that they gave the country their undivided loyalty. 

"This oath-taking is a form of guidance to defend the country," said Sudjonggo in a written statement received by, Thursday.

Sudjonggo said the move was part of the deradicalization programs to ignite enthusiasm and to reiterate a willingness to stand up for the nation. 

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Besides, the oath recitation is one of the requirements for the convicted terrorists to apply for parole later and other programs. 

"The implementation of oath-taking ceremony at the Gunung Sindur Prison is carried out gradually and continuously," said Sudjonggo.

Following the oath recitation, Sudjonggo said, both individuals and groups must be willing to leave terrorism. He also said that the pledge of allegiance was not a condition for receiving leniency.

He said that convicts who have pledged their allegiance are expected to become agents who help the government to enlighten the people around them to hinder the process of spreading radicalism in society.

Also read: Indonesian Police Launch Crackdown on JAD Terrorist Organization


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