Jaffar Umar Thalib


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Noun1.Jaffar Umar Thalib - Indonesian terrorist and Islamic militant who commands the Laskar Jihad; uses violence to achieve political ends (1965-2000)
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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The newspaper quoted ''Jihad (holy war) Force'' commander Jaffar Umar Thalib as saying that 3,000 volunteers will travel to Maluku in the next few days for a ''jihad'' against ''Christian insurgency'' in Maluku.