Jamaah Ansharut Daulah

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Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) is an Indonesian group that has been reported as linked to the 2018 Surabaya bombings[1] and the 2019 Jolo Cathedral bombings.[2][3][4] The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has been reported as claiming responsibility for both attacks.[5][6] The group had been identified by the United States Department of State as a terrorist organisation in 2017.[7]

On 31 July 2018, a South Jakarta court made a ruling which outlawed the organisation, allowing the arrest of all its members and organisers.[8]

Two members of the JAD were believed to have conducted the knife assault on security minister Wiranto on 10 October 2019, which resulted in Wiranto being hospitalized. Three other people, including a policeman, were stabbed and injured.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilkinson, Bard (14 May 2018). "Terror group JAD linked to Indonesia family suicide attacks". CNN. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  2. ^ Ahmad Syamsudin; Jeoffrey Maitem (23 July 2019). "Indonesian Police: Couple Carried Out Deadly Philippine Church Bombing". Benar News. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Indonesian couple with ties to JAD behind Jolo church attack: Police". The Jakarta Post. 24 July 2019. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
  4. ^ G. C. Tan (22 August 2019). "Terror duo used Sabah as transit point". The Star. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Islamic State group claims deadly Indonesia church attacks". France 24. 13 May 2018. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  6. ^ "ISIS claims responsibility for deadly bombings at church in the Philippines". CBS News. 27 January 2019. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  7. ^ "US names Jamaah Ansharut Daulah as terrorist organization". The Jakarta Post. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  8. ^ Kahfi, Kharishar (31 July 2018). "Court ruling gives authorities justification to arrest more JAD members". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  9. ^ "'IS radical' stabs Indonesian security minister". BBC. 10 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.