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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police have arrested the leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah militant network linked to al-Qaeda, authorities said on Tuesday, on suspicion of recruiting members and sending them to Syria to train with extremist groups.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Radical Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir will be closely monitored by Bukit Aman's Counter Terrorism Division if he is released by the Indonesian government, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
Jakarta: Plans to free a radical cleric linked to the deadly Bali bombings are under review, Indonesia has said, after the surprise decision drew sharp criticism.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is reviewing a decision to grant early release to a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings, Abu Bakar Bashir, authorities said, after news of the plan provoked criticism.
JAKARTA: An Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being released early from a 15-year prison sentence after the country’s president relented on a condition that he renounce radical beliefs, lawyers confirmed.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Abu Bakar Bashir, the radical Muslim cleric and alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, will be granted early release from jail on humanitarian grounds, Indonesia's president said on Friday.