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BIN: 85 Percent of Indonesian Millennials Exposed to Radicalism

The Indonesian State Intelligence Agency or BIN has disclosed the vulnerability of the country’s millennials to radical ideologies, as laid out in a recent survey by the National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT).

“The BNPT survey found that 85 percent of [Indonesian] millennials are exposed to radical [ideologies] through social media,” said BIN official Wawan Hari Purwanto on Tuesday. “Social media is an incubator and an outlet to spread radicalism.“

Wawan added that BIN focused on the issue of youth and radicalism, because they make up a ‘bonus demographic’, or substantial segment of the population, that is of working age.

Aside from radicalism, Wawan identified Papuan separatism, cyberattacks, the spread of hoaxes, and communal or sectarian conflicts as other threats to Indonesian national security.

“Cyberthreats [to Indonesia] is inevitable, as internet penetration of the population continues at a rapid pace. We highlighted cyberthreats and hoaxes as threats, because information could spread quickly and unchecked,” he reminded.

Wawan asserted that BIN also identified the Covid-19 pandemic as a potential national security threat, that “threatens public safety and hampers economic growth.

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