Nasir Abas | © Nasir Abas
is a public figure in Indonesia who was actively involved in various extremist Islamic groups from 1987 to 2003, at which time he became a partner of Detachment 88, an anti-terror unit of the Indonesian National Police. Nasir is also a resource person for the Government Anti-Terror Body (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Terorisme—BNPT), whose purpose is to counter violent extremism in the population. He is also involved in government programs that focus on de-radicalization. Other government institutions —e.g. the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Directorate General of Correction, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and the military— have also involved him in counter-terrorism activities. Nasir Abas lectures at universities and at the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC) training center.
Nasir Abas at our Conference:
Keynote: Social Media as Recruitment Channel for Terror Networks
Panel discussion: Tactics to Counter Online Extremism
Moderator: Treviliana Eka Putri
Guests: Patrick Stegemann, Nasir Abas, Saijai Liangpunsakul, Savic Ali