Proceedings of the First Brawijaya International Conference on Social and Political Sciences, BSPACE, 26-28 November, 2019, Malang, East Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Female Violent Extremist Prisoners (VEPs) Guidance

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-11-2019.2295215,
        author={Kusmiyanti  Kusmiyanti and D E E Saputra},
        title={Female Violent Extremist Prisoners (VEPs) Guidance},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First Brawijaya International Conference on Social and Political Sciences, BSPACE, 26-28 November, 2019, Malang, East Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={B-SPACE},
        year={2020},
        month={5},
        keywords={guidance violent extremist prisoners (veps) women},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-11-2019.2295215}
    }
    
  • Kusmiyanti Kusmiyanti
    D E E Saputra
    Year: 2020
    Female Violent Extremist Prisoners (VEPs) Guidance
    B-SPACE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-11-2019.2295215
Kusmiyanti Kusmiyanti1,*, D E E Saputra2
  • 1: Politeknik Ilmu Pemasyarakatan
  • 2: Deputy Director of International Partnership, Directorate General of Corrections
*Contact email: kusmiyanti.akip35@gmail.com

Abstract

Violent Extremist Offenders (VEOs) in Indonesia has increased for years. In 2018, the numbers of Violent Extremist Prisoners (VEPs) in Indonesia are 551 persons and keep increasing in 2019. Based on the data from August 2019, the numbers of VEPs are about 592 persons. The VEPs are all spread in prisons around Indonesia. Not only men who become VEPs, but there are also 4 female VEPs. Female VEPs are collected in Tangerang Class II Female Prison, Bandung Class II Female Prison and Malang Clas II Female Prison. There are so many questions on how women become a part of terrorist offenders. Remembering on some of terror case that happened does involve women even a family. Mother’s role that should have been strong in taking care of their family has become interesting. This research will raise an issue of how female VEPs can engage in VEOs and how the guidance is done in prisons? This research aims to determine the guidance conducted by prison and female VEPs involvement in VEOs. This research was conducted in Tangerang Class II Female Prison, Bandung Class IIA Female Prison and Malang Clas II Female Prison. This research using a qualitative approach and was conducted in August 2019. Data was collected by observation, interview and document study techniques then processed and analyzed qualitatively. The results of this research indicate that no specific guidance has been conducted for female VEPs. Correctional officers should be given a special training regarding female VEPs.