Malaysia’s coronavirus lockdowns a ‘blessing in disguise’ for reducing Isis threat: counterterrorism chief

Malaysia’s counterterrorism chief says lockdowns resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have been a “blessing in disguise” in reducing the terror threat posed by Islamic State (Isis) supporters in the country, adding that the release of a radical Indones…

Malaysia’s counterterrorism chief says lockdowns resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have been a “blessing in disguise” in reducing the terror threat posed by Islamic State (Isis) supporters in the country, adding that the release of a radical Indonesian cleric is unlikely to reactivate local terror cells of the al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiah (JI). Normah Ishak, head of Counter-Terrorism Division of the Special Branch – the intelligence arm of the Malaysian police – and the first woman to…

This post was originally published on South China Morning Post.


Print Share Comment Cite Upload Translate
APA
Amy Chew | radiofree.asia (2021-06-20T03:49:55+00:00) » Malaysia’s coronavirus lockdowns a ‘blessing in disguise’ for reducing Isis threat: counterterrorism chief. Retrieved from https://radiofree.asia/2021/01/14/malaysias-coronavirus-lockdowns-a-blessing-in-disguise-for-reducing-isis-threat-counterterrorism-chief/.
MLA
" » Malaysia’s coronavirus lockdowns a ‘blessing in disguise’ for reducing Isis threat: counterterrorism chief." Amy Chew | radiofree.asia - Thursday January 14, 2021, https://radiofree.asia/2021/01/14/malaysias-coronavirus-lockdowns-a-blessing-in-disguise-for-reducing-isis-threat-counterterrorism-chief/
HARVARD
Amy Chew | radiofree.asia Thursday January 14, 2021 » Malaysia’s coronavirus lockdowns a ‘blessing in disguise’ for reducing Isis threat: counterterrorism chief., viewed 2021-06-20T03:49:55+00:00,<https://radiofree.asia/2021/01/14/malaysias-coronavirus-lockdowns-a-blessing-in-disguise-for-reducing-isis-threat-counterterrorism-chief/>
VANCOUVER
Amy Chew | radiofree.asia - » Malaysia’s coronavirus lockdowns a ‘blessing in disguise’ for reducing Isis threat: counterterrorism chief. [Internet]. [Accessed 2021-06-20T03:49:55+00:00]. Available from: https://radiofree.asia/2021/01/14/malaysias-coronavirus-lockdowns-a-blessing-in-disguise-for-reducing-isis-threat-counterterrorism-chief/
CHICAGO
" » Malaysia’s coronavirus lockdowns a ‘blessing in disguise’ for reducing Isis threat: counterterrorism chief." Amy Chew | radiofree.asia - Accessed 2021-06-20T03:49:55+00:00. https://radiofree.asia/2021/01/14/malaysias-coronavirus-lockdowns-a-blessing-in-disguise-for-reducing-isis-threat-counterterrorism-chief/
IEEE
" » Malaysia’s coronavirus lockdowns a ‘blessing in disguise’ for reducing Isis threat: counterterrorism chief." Amy Chew | radiofree.asia [Online]. Available: https://radiofree.asia/2021/01/14/malaysias-coronavirus-lockdowns-a-blessing-in-disguise-for-reducing-isis-threat-counterterrorism-chief/. [Accessed: 2021-06-20T03:49:55+00:00]
rf:citation
» Malaysia’s coronavirus lockdowns a ‘blessing in disguise’ for reducing Isis threat: counterterrorism chief | Amy Chew | radiofree.asia | https://radiofree.asia/2021/01/14/malaysias-coronavirus-lockdowns-a-blessing-in-disguise-for-reducing-isis-threat-counterterrorism-chief/ | 2021-06-20T03:49:55+00:00
https://github.com/addpipe/simple-recorderjs-demo



A Free News Initiative

Investigative Journalism for People, Not Profits.

Discussion