Arrests of 3 Singaporeans under ISA show radicalisation threat remains, say experts

They and Malay/Muslim leaders stress need for continued vigilance against radical propaganda

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The latest arrest of three Singaporeans under the Internal Security Act (ISA) shows that while the appeal of terror group ISIS has waned in its heartland, its ideology continues to hold sway over a few, said terror experts and Malay/Muslim leaders.

This shows that there needs to be continued vigilance against the threat of radicalisation, they added.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 26, 2019, with the headline Arrests of 3 Singaporeans under ISA show radicalisation threat remains, say experts. Subscribe