Definition of Jemaah islamiyah
1. Noun. A clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Malaya, Malaysia
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Literary usage of Jemaah islamiyah
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1. Human Rights Watch World Report 2005: The Events of 2004 by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization (2005)
"... where martial law was enforced and defending two alleged Thai members of the jemaah islamiyah, an Islamist group with alleged links to Al-Qaeda. ..."
2. Terrorist Financing: Report of an Independent Task Force by Maurice R. Greenberg, William F. Wechsler, Lee S. Wolosky (2002)
"... Jihad and jemaah islamiyah, many of which have independent financial support networks. Once raised in the manners described, al-Qaeda's money is moved ..."
3. Indonesia Commission: Peace and Progress in Papua by Dennis C. Blair, David L. Phillips (2003)
"Following the August 2002 bombing of a nightclub in Bali, it has moved aggressively and successfully to pursue jemaah islamiyah, the Islamic militant group ..."