Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Religious Life, ISRL 2020, 2-5 November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia

Research Article

Unseen Migration of Young Muslim Girl: The Experience of Critical Thinking Returnee of Ex-ISIS Sympathizers as the Inspiration for Prevention Model of Radicalism in Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.2-11-2020.2305042,
        author={Iklilah Muzayyanah Dini Fajriyah and Kustini  Kosasih and Rahmah Nur Fitriani},
        title={Unseen Migration of Young Muslim Girl: The Experience of Critical Thinking Returnee of Ex-ISIS Sympathizers as the Inspiration for Prevention Model of Radicalism in Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Religious Life, ISRL 2020, 2-5 November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISRL},
        year={2021},
        month={3},
        keywords={young girl returnee isis migration critical thinking},
        doi={10.4108/eai.2-11-2020.2305042}
    }
    
  • Iklilah Muzayyanah Dini Fajriyah
    Kustini Kosasih
    Rahmah Nur Fitriani
    Year: 2021
    Unseen Migration of Young Muslim Girl: The Experience of Critical Thinking Returnee of Ex-ISIS Sympathizers as the Inspiration for Prevention Model of Radicalism in Indonesia
    ISRL
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.2-11-2020.2305042
Iklilah Muzayyanah Dini Fajriyah1,*, Kustini Kosasih2, Rahmah Nur Fitriani2
  • 1: Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta Indonesia
  • 2: Badan Litbang dan Diklat Kementerian Agama RI, Jakarta Indonesia
*Contact email: Iklilah.muzayyanah@gmail.com

Abstract

Young girls frequently are not considered as the important subject in analyzing personal involvement as ISIS sympathizer. Nevertheless, young girls has vulnerability and strength simultaneously as significant resources on preventing against extremism. This study conducted since May until August 2020- investigated the migration of 26 Indonesians to Syria in 2015. Using in-depth interview method, focus group discussion, and media literature, the result is analyzed by using Cohen migration theory and Moore & Parker critical thinking theory. This study also enriches knowledge of determinant factor why young girl migrated to Syria and joined ISIS due to her dream of Medina state in Prophet Muhammad period. Her imagination is challenged by the reality in Raqqa Syria through 3 (three) aspects of critical thinking: truth, knowledge, and value judgement. Verification (tabayyun) on online contents and being realistic in utopian thinking are the important findings obtained in this study.