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Jakim in all-out war against IS

PETALING JAYA: Jakim is waging war against the Islamic State (IS) militant group, targeting the spread of terrorist ideology at the main “battlefronts” such as schools, universities and the Internet.

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Get them young: 1 Jakim is going down to the mosques, schools and universities to spread the truth on IS and jihad. 2 Jakim wants to fight IS on its turf as in this hashtag campaign it has launched for university students, Mahasiswa Islam Tolak Keganasan.

Winning the young hearts and minds

With the Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) in the offing to deal with terrorism, namely the growing threat of the militant IS, it is time to tackle the battle at the ideological front.

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