ISA Watch

List of known detainees as at 17 August 2012

Detainee
Unproven allegation
Date of arrest
Current status
Mahfudi Saifuddin, Indonesian nationalJI member27 Jun 2005Sent to KDC on 2 Aug 2005
Mulyadi, Indonesian nationalJI member27 Jun 2005Sent to KDC on 2 Aug 2005
Zulfikli Abu BakarForeign agent29 Jun 2005Sent to KDC on 20 March 2007
Tan Choon ChinDocument forgery29 Jun 2005Sent to KDC on 12 Sept 2007
Shadul IslamDocument forgery1 Jul 2008Sent to Kamunting Detention Centre (ATP 2698/2008)
Abdul Sathar Mohammad SarjoonDocument forgery1 Jul 2008Sent to Kamunting Detention Centre (ATP 2699/2008)
Mahamad NakhrakhelDocument forgery1 Jul 2008Sent to Kamunting Detention Centre (ATP 2701/2008)
Muhammad Zahid Haji Zahir ShahDocument forgery1 Jul 2008Sent to Kamunting Detention Centre (ATP 2703/2008)
Johar HassanNot knownMarch-April 2009Not known
Abdul Matin Anol Rahmat JI involvement1 Apr 2009Not known
Azzahari bin Murad Involvement in terror network21 Jan 2010Has been place under restricted residence under Section 8(5) of the ISA. Restricted to areas in Petaling Jaya.
Aiman Al Dakkak, Syrian, USM Phd studentInvolvement in terror network21 Jan 2010Facing deportation
Mohamed Hozifa (son of Aiman Al Dakkak), SyrianInvolvement in terror network21 Jan 2010Facing deportation
Kutiba Al-Issa, Syrian, studentInvolvement in terror network21 Jan 2010Facing deportation
Hassan Barudi, Syrian, studentInvolvement in terror network21 Jan 2010Facing deportation
Mustawan Ahbab, 34, Indonesian marketing executiveLinked to a foreign militant group Aug 2010In Kamunting; took part in hunger strike in May 2012.
Samsul Hamidi, 34, contractorLinked to a foreign militant group Aug 2010Not known
Sheikh Abdullah Sheikh Junaid, 70, businessmanLinked to a foreign militant group Aug 2010Not known
Abdul Haris bin Syuhadi, 63Linked to terrorism activities5 June 2011Not known
Mohd Nazri Dollah, religious teacher, Kinabutan secondary school, TawauLinked to foreign militant group; accused of attempting to topple the government; accused of possessing arms and explosives14-16 Nov 2011Not known
Yusof Saripuddin, poultry traderLinked to foreign militant group14-16 Nov 2011Not known
Muhd Adnan bin Umar, tuition teacherLinked to foreign militant group; accused of attempting to topple the government 14-16 Nov 2011Not known
Darto Bandu, tuition teacher, MJU Centre, Sabah Linked to foreign militant group; accused of attempting to topple the government 14-16 Nov 2011In Kamunting; took part in hunger strike in June 2012
Muhd Abduh Umar, lorry driverLinked to foreign militant group; accused of attempting to topple the government 14-16 Nov 2011Not known
Faizal Hamma, newspaper distributorLinked to foreign militant group14-16 Nov 2011Not known
Muadz Hakim, SabahLinked to foreign militant group; Accused of attempting to topple the government 14-16 Nov 2011In Kamunting; took part in hunger strike in June2012; claims mistaken identity; claims police actually looking for a police were looking for someone named 'Joni @ Muaz Paterno'
Bakar Baba, teacher, Umas-Umas secondary school, TawauLinked to foreign militant group; accused of attempting to topple the government 14-16 Nov 2011Not known; involved in hunger strike in June-July 2012; is allegedly not allowed to use the telephone or access mail as “punishment” for taking part in the strike; was issued a letter in June 2012 informing him that he could be sacked.
AdwanLinked to foreign militant group14-16 Nov 2011Not known
Azmi Tintantun, SabahLinked to foreign militant group; accused of attempting to topple the government 14-16 Nov 2011In Kamunting; took part in hunger strike in June 2012
SuriadiLinked to foreign militant group14-16 Nov 2011Not known
Razali Kassan (Kasab?)Not knownNot knownIn Kamunting; took part in hunger strike in June 2012; forced to end his hunger strike when he was admitted to hospital, reportedly for Hepatitis B infection (unconfirmed); GMI called for independent medical doctors to examine him.
Anthony Sackarayas Natkunam, Sri Lankan nationalNot knownNot knownIn Kamunting; took part in hunger strike in May 2012.

Disclaimer: We believe the above information reflects the current status of ISA detainees to the best of our knowledge in the absence of latest official confirmation.

As at 18 May 2012, 45 detainees were being held in Kamunting. Twelve will be released in 2011, 22 in 2013 and the remaining 11 in 2014. The last detainee will be released on 5 January 2014.

They are being held for alleged human trafficking; alleged involvement in Jemaah Islamiah, Darul Islam and Jemaah Santri Melayu; and alleged falsification of documents (Malaysiakini).

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