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Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir jailed for 15 years over jihadi training camp

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Radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for helping to organize and fund a jihadi training camp that brought together terrorists from almost every known Indonesian extremist group.

The masterminds behind the camp in a remote area of westernmost Aceh province were allegedly intending to carry out attacks on foreigners and assassinations of moderate Muslim leaders such as Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

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