Bashir, Abu Bakar

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Born: Aug 17, 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: Indonesian
Categories: Clergymen


 

1938 - Abu Bakar Bashir was born 17th of August in Jombang, East Java Indonesia.

 

1959 - He graduated from Gontor Islamic boarding school in Jombang.

 

1972 - He runs the Al-Mukmin boarding school in Ngruki, Central Java.

 

1983 - Bashir and Sungkar were arrested allegedly for urging Sharia.

 

1999 - Returned to Indonesia, joined the Indonesian Mujahedeen Council, and renewed his call for Sharia.

 

2001 - He has claimed the the 9/11 attacks were a false flag attack by America and Israel to provide an excuse to attack Muslims in Afghanistan and Iraq.

 

2002 - USA government demanded Indonesia turn over Bashir.

 

2003 - Formally charged by the Indonesian government with treason.

 

2004 - Arrested by the Indonesian authorities and charged with involvement in the bomb attack on the Marriott

Hotel in Jakarta.

 

         - He was convicted of conspiracy in connection with 2002 terrorist attacks on Bali and Jakarta.

 

         - Abu Bakar Bashir is the spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah.

 

 

 

 

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