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Terrorist group linked to Abu Bakar Baasyir
Arrested 12 people suspected of links with groups that train in guerrilla warfare in Aceh and the Philippines. The founder of the group is the imam of Central Java. Baasyir denies any wrongdoing: "It's Washington’s fault."
Terrorist group, possibly linked to Jemaah Islamiyah, arrested
After days of searching, police and anti-terrorism forces identified an armed group in the forests of Aceh. After a shootout, they arrested 15 people. The police fear an imminent attack by Islamic terrorists.
Jakarta: Abu Bakar Baasyir gets 15 years. He reacts"Verdict contrary to Shariah"
The judges condemned him for having financed a terrorist training centre. The prosecutor had requested life imprisonment. For the extremist leader it is an " unacceptable verdict," because it is against "Islamic law". It was a centre for the "deepening of faith." Tight security for fear of attacks
Jakarta, head of al Qaeda in Southeast Asia is dead
This is confirmed by the head of the Indonesian police. Noordin Mohammad Top, the most wanted terrorist, was killed last night in a raid by security forces in Central Java. He was the mind of several attacks in the country.
Abu Bakar Baasyir moved to Indonesia's "Guantanamo"
The Muslim cleric is now in a maximum-security prison on a secluded island in Central Java. Since he continued to promote extremist propaganda from his cell in the headquarters of the police's mobile brigade in Jakarta, the authorities decided to move him. Now he will have fewer visits under stricter conditions.
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Ghazali, from terrorist to teacher of moderate Islam to save children from extremism
A former member of Jemaah Islamiah, a jihadist group linked to al Qaeda, he served six years in prison for involvement in the killing of two policemen. In prison, he underwent a "spiritual conversion". Once released, Ghazali founded an Islamic school to educate terrorists’ children about moderate Islam and prevent them from developing “feelings of hatred towards the state”.
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