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Abu Sayyaf Presentation

  1. 1. Terrorism Terrorism Terrorism Terrorism Terrorism Terrorism Terrorism Abu Sayyaf
  2. 2. Abu Sayyaf Basic Info <ul><li>Terrorist group
  3. 3. Isabela City, Southern Philippines.
  4. 4. Islamist Separatist
  5. 5. Underlying Agenda: Financial </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Philippines Above : Luzon Left : Isabela City
  7. 7. Abu Sayyaf Relations <ul><li>Members had fought during the Soviet Union, 1980s .
  8. 8. Had links to the International Mujahadeen .
  9. 9. Had links with Al-Qaeda and Jemaah Islamiyah . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Abu Sayyaf Abdurajak Abubakar Janjalani <ul><li>The 1 st leader
  11. 11. Fought during the Soviet Union
  12. 12. Lead from 1991 – 1998
  13. 13. Claimed the group to be freedom fighters for their own minorities
  14. 14. Had an underlying agenda
  15. 15. Clash with Philippines polive force.
  16. 16. Shot and died on the spot – 1998 </li></ul>
  17. 17. Abu Sayyaf Kadaffy Janjalani <ul><li>The 2 nd leader
  18. 18. Abdurajak's brother
  19. 19. Lead from 1999 – 2006
  20. 20. Had a close bond with Jemaah Islamiyah
  21. 21. Died from a gunshot wound – 2006 </li></ul>
  22. 22. Abu Sayyaf Yasser Igasan <ul><li>The 3 rd leader
  23. 23. Lead from 2007 – current
  24. 24. Lead differently from previous leaders
  25. 25. Religious scholar
  26. 26. Focused on funds instead of terrorising </li></ul>
  27. 27. Abu Sayyaf The turning point? <ul><li>AS Group doubted Igasan's abilities
  28. 28. Limited experience in combat
  29. 29. Back to its religious roots
  30. 30. Tightened ties between AS and Jemaah Islamiyah
  31. 31. Focused more on funds rather than terrorism
  32. 32. Donors were sympathetic
  33. 33. Caused embarrassment
  34. 34. Now: Criminal group </li></ul>
  35. 35. Superferry 14 24 th of February, 2004 A bomb exploded on the ferry off the coast of Manila Sink and killing 116 passengers One of the worst terrorist attack at sea Abu Sayyaf Events
  36. 36. Abu Sayyaf Events 2000 Malaysian resort in Sipadan abducted 10 Westerners and 11 resort workers abduction of Jeffrey Schilling Jolo Island, Philippines a German journalist was abducted right after a visit from television evangelist Wilde Almeda of the Jesus Miracle Crusade (J.M.C.) and 12 of his followers.
  37. 37. Abu Sayyaf Pictures
  38. 39. Victims from the Sipadan abduction in 2000 (www.life.com)
  39. 40. End.

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