Taiwan Deports Indonesian Worker for Possible ISIS Ties

The migrant worker was reportedly radicalized after she began using Facebook in Taiwan.

The News Lens
Date: 2017/03/01
By: ZiQing Low

Taiwan deported an Indonesian migrant worker to Jakarta on Feb. 22 on

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suspicion of joining the Islamic State (ISIS). Indonesian officials say this is the first case of an Indonesian migrant worker being deported from Taiwan for ties to the terrorist organization, CNA reports.

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Taiwanese authorities worked with the FBI to arrest the woman, Tri Astiningsih, on Feb. 21. She was then deported to Jakarta and taken into custody by Detachment 88, an Indonesian government anti-terrorism unit.

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