al-Ma'unah


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Noun1.al-Ma'unah - a radical insurgent Islamist group consisting of disaffected middle-class professionals in Malaysia who want to overthrow the government by violent means and set up an Islamic state
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
Malaya, Malaysia - a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
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In February 2007 the Government banned as deviant teachings three sects: Saihoni Tasipan, Al-Ma'unah, and Abdul Razak Muhammad.
A MONTH ago a judge sentenced three leaders of the Al-Ma'unah group to death and 16 members to life imprisonment for treason.
Access to Sauk was immediately sealed off and thousands of military and police personnel combed the area for the gunmen, which Norian confirmed as from the Al-Ma'unah Spiritual Brotherhood organization that was established in September 1998.