Abu Bakar Bashir during a court appearance in Cilacep, Central Java, in February 2016. Photo: AFP Abu Bakar Bashir during a court appearance in Cilacep, Central Java, in February 2016. Photo: AFP
Abu Bakar Bashir during a court appearance in Cilacep, Central Java, in February 2016. Photo: AFP
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Radical Indonesian cleric linked to Bali bombings will be told of Islamic State’s ‘faults’, his son says

  • Abdul Rohim, the son of Jemaah Islamiah co-founder Abu Bakar Bashir, says father was a ‘victim’ for believing in teaching of Islamist extremists
  • But a former counterterrorism police general warned that the country’s myriad radical groups would seek Bashir out and wait for a directive from him to wage jihad

Topic |   Indonesia
Abu Bakar Bashir during a court appearance in Cilacep, Central Java, in February 2016. Photo: AFP Abu Bakar Bashir during a court appearance in Cilacep, Central Java, in February 2016. Photo: AFP
Abu Bakar Bashir during a court appearance in Cilacep, Central Java, in February 2016. Photo: AFP
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