al-Ma'unah


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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

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Besides the group in Sauk, police have also detained 15 Al-Ma'unah members from several states under the Internal Security Act (ISA) pending further investigation into their activities.
The Al-Ma'unah, or Brotherhood of Inner Power, tortured and killed two hostages before surrendering to 1000 troops and police on Thursday.