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  1. A history of violence

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello Set up in the early 1990s with al-Qaeda money, Abu Sayyaf's original mission was to create an Islamic state in western Mindanao, home to most of the 4 million Muslims in the Philippines. Abu Sayyaf's original name was Harakatul al-Islamiya, or Islamic movement. Its founder was Abdurajik Abubakar Janjalani, an Islamic preacher and a veteran of the Afghan anti-Soviet ...

  2. Sense of betrayal at Bashir ruling understandable

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong. There remains no doubt in the minds of Indonesian and Australian police of the key involvement of militant Islamist cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, spiritual leader of the al-Qaeda-linked ...

  3. 'Nobody here is a terrorist... But we are all ready to fight'

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... the face of terror in Indonesia. Abu Bakar Bashir's release yesterday from prison, where he had been jailed for giving his blessing to the plotters of the 2002 Bali bombings was supposed ...

  4. Freed Bashir fans the flames of terror

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... cleric Abu Bakar Bashir added insult to their terrible injuries. The 67-year-old is regarded by intelligence agencies as one of Southeast Asia's top terrorists, an inspirational leader who ...

  5. A bad week for...

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that belie British Columbia's peaceful reputation. Abu Bakar Bashir Ever since the 2002 Bali bombings killed 202 people, including 11 Hong Kong tourists, Indonesian prosecutors have been after radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir. After two previous attempts to link him to terrorism failed, the spiritual head of the militant group Jemaah Islamiah was sentenced on Thursday to 15 years jail ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Two arrested over failed Indonesian bomb attack

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 04:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... by cleric Abu Bakar Bashir. He is considered the spiritual leader of the al-Qaeda-linked network Jemaah Islamiyah, which carried out the 2002 Bali bombings when 202 people were killed. Poso ...

  7. Radical too well known to pose threat to security

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... Nick Meo Before Abu Bakar Bashir's imprisonment, few Indonesians had heard of him although he was well known as a firebrand speaker in radical Muslim circles. Now he is one of the best-known faces in Indonesia and a subject of intense interest on which he will try to capitalise. Terrorism expert Sidney Jones, of the International Crisis Group, believes he poses no real ...

  8. Islamist leaders divided on tough stance by police

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar Abu Bakar Bashir proposes jihad in Poso as tensions simmer Two of Indonesia's most outspoken radical Islamic leaders are at loggerheads over the police's tough stance in Poso, the Muslim stronghold in Central Sulawesi. Laskar Jihad militia leader Jaafar Umar Thalib backs the police and has questioned the religious foundation of Abu Bakar ...

  9. Anti-terror police now set sights on Asia's most wanted militant

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew Abu Dujana- shot in the thigh during his arrest to stop him escaping- was seized by Indonesian crack anti-terror agencies, Detachment 88 and the Anti-Bomb Squad, on June 9 in Banyumas, central Java. Anti-terror officers are now racing against time to glean as much information as they can from Dujana and his boss, Zarkasih, the leader of regional terror group Jemaah ...

  10. JI 'crippled' by arrest of commander

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew in Jakarta Regional terror group on the run after capture of Abu Dujana, say experts Indonesian police say they have crippled Jemaah Islamiah (JI) with the capture of Abu Dujana, ... many aliases and one of them is Abu Dujana,' police spokesman Sisno Adiwinoto said, adding that he was known under at least six names. Anti-terror sources and analysts were quick ...




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