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  1. Little-known activist named as head of Bashir's Islamic group

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew in Jakarta An Islamist group has named an interim leader following the arrest of Abu Bakar Bashir on suspicion of involvement in a terror camp in Aceh province. Mochamad Achwan, ... into an Islamic state based on sharia law. The group claims a membership of 2,000 to 2,500. Not much is known of Achwan, who is in his 60s, and it is unclear which direction he will take JAT ...

  2. School of terror?

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Anuj Chopra

    ... strictures against terrorism as unIslamic, and defined a terrorist act as any action that hurt innocent individuals. The seminary's chief rector and vice-chancellor, Maulana Marghoob-ur Rahman, ... no persuasive evidence had been presented to substantiate charges of terrorism or sedition, he says. He adds that, since Islam is the cornerstone of Dar-ul-Uloom's identity, its students ...

  3. German officials frustrated by legal wins of al-Qaeda suspects

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Marc Young

    ... members of the Hamburg terror cell, was sentenced in February last year to 15 years in prison for being an accessory to commit 3,066 murders and a member of a terrorist organisation. But on March ... officials and are frustrating some anti-terror experts. 'Everyone knows they're both al-Qaeda,' said Kai Hirschmann from the Institute for Terrorism Research and Security Policy, ...

  4. Will terrorists now spare the Philippines?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... to Manila in late 1994 and former US president Bill Clinton during a visit to the Philippines in early 1995. Al-Qaeda makes no secret of its aims. It wants to establish a pan-Islamic federation throughout the world by working with other Islamic extremists to overthrow 'non-Islamic' or 'un-Islamic' regimes and expel non-Muslims from Saudi Arabia and other Muslim ...

  5. Life remains a struggle for victim of Islamic decree in Pakistan

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asad Riaz in Islamabad Raped and sentenced to die, Zafran Bibi was later freed only to face a pile of debt Born in an impoverished village in Pakistan's conservative Northwest Frontier Province, Zafran Bibi's life was never going to be easy. It ...

  6. Toy dealer gets 12 months for hoax terror alert

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A toy dealer who sent a hoax e-mail to US customs about a planned terrorist attack, shutting a busy port for 10 hours, was jailed for a year yesterday. Luk Wa, 42, sent the e-mail in June 2005 to stop his goods from being delivered to a buyer wh ...

  7. Trade in terror

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... capitalism. The US placed sanctions on Libya in 1982 because of suspected ties to terrorism. The EU and UN followed suit in 1992 and 1993 to pressure Tripoli into handing over the Lockerbie suspects ...

  8. The untouchable: why lawyers won't defend terrorism suspect

    Posted Dec 20th 2008, 12:00am by Anuj Chopra

    ... Anuj Chopra He is regarded as a pariah so despicable, his crime so unpardonably heinous, that many Indian lawyers think it is unconscionable to defend Ajmal Amir Kasab in court. This 21-year-old is said to be among 10 terrorists who went on a murderous ra ...

  9. Anti-terror drive in Southeast Asia is 'half-hearted'

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... (JI), say terrorism experts. They believe that despite the jailing this week of JI's alleged spiritual leader, Abu Bakar Bashir, and the arrest last month of its suspected founder, Hambali, counter-terrorism efforts by governments have become half-hearted. About 200 suspected extremists have been arrested in the region since a plot to bomb western targets in Singapore was uncovered in December ...

  10. Indonesia seeks access to Hambali to pin terrorism charge on Bashir

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Interrogation may provide evidence to link suspected JI leader to Bali bombings Indonesian police say radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, suspected of leading regional terror group Jemaah Islamiah (JI) but only convicted of minor treason offences, could be charged with terrorism offences if police can interrogate Hambali, a terror suspect held in US custody. A Jakarta court ...




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