Bashir, Abu Bakar

Born: Aug 17, 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 77 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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