Abu Bakar Bashir

Indonesia weighs early release of cleric linked to Bali bombings

Last week, President Joko Widodo said Bashir, 81, would be granted early release on humanitarian grounds, citing his old age and poor health.

Jan 22, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Indonesian cleric loses appeal over militant camp

A jailed cleric regarded as the spiritual leader of militant Islam in Indonesia has lost an appeal against his conviction for funding an extremist training camp, an official said Thursday.

Aug 04, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

Indonesia cleric backs Islamic State as government cracks down

Jailed Indonesian militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir has pledged allegiance to jihadists who have overrun swathes of Iraq and claimed leadership of the world`s Muslims, a radical group said today.

Aug 05, 2014, 17:06 PM IST

Indonesia Islamist group on US terror list

The US has officially branded Abu Bakar Bashir`s Jemaah Anshorut Tauhid group as a foreign terrorist organisation.

Feb 24, 2012, 11:43 AM IST

Indonesia says it reduced cleric`s term due to age

Abu Bakar Bashir was found guilty in March of helping plan a terror attack and fund a jihadi training camp in Aceh province.

Oct 27, 2011, 16:02 PM IST

Indonesian police surround Islamic school

Police say the school is linked to Abu Bakar Bashir, who was jailed for 15 years last month.

Jul 13, 2011, 13:56 PM IST

Become `dog of hell`: Indonesian cleric to Obama

Indonesian prosecutors drop the most serious terror charges against Bashir.

May 09, 2011, 14:20 PM IST

Trial on for Indonesia`s firebrand Islamic cleric

Abu Bakar Bashir allegedly helped fund foot-soldiers for a terror cell.

Mar 10, 2011, 16:28 PM IST

Indonesia cleric says arms training is God`s will

Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir denies leading an al Qaeda-style group.

Feb 24, 2011, 16:09 PM IST

Radical Indonesian cleric Bashir could face death penalty

Police charged Abu Bakar Bashir with inciting others to commit terrorist acts.

Dec 13, 2010, 16:26 PM IST

Islamic militants push for Bashir`s freedom on Web

Abu Bakar Bashir is believed to be the spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah.

Aug 29, 2010, 13:10 PM IST

Radical Indonesian cleric arrested in terror plot

A radical Islamic cleric was back in jail after police said they had evidence he not only inspired al Qaeda linked militants but helped set up a new terror cell that was plotting attacks on hotels and embassies in Indonesia.

Aug 09, 2010, 23:12 PM IST

Radical Indonesian cleric arrested for terrorism

Bashir is best known as the founder and spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah.

Aug 09, 2010, 13:46 PM IST