Organized Crime Investigation Reviewer
Definition of Terms:
Al-Qaeda - is a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama
bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam and several other militants in Peshawar,
Pakistan. If translated, al-qaeda means the base.
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Alex Boncayao Brigade - is a Manila-based death squad that assassinated
dozens of people on the orders of the Communist Party of the Philippines.
It was formed in 1984. It formally split with the NPA in 1991.
Hashim Salamat - Chairman and founder of the MILF Moro Islamoc Liberation
Front. He passed away in 2003. MILF was formed in 1977.
Hukbalahap - It was an anti-Japanese guerrilla movement formed by the
peasant farmers of Central Luzon. In 1946, the organization rebelled
against the government.
Jihad - a war or struggle against unbelievers.
Mujahid - a person engaged in jihad.
Nur Misuari - is a Moro revolutionary, politician, founder and former
leader of the Moro National Liberation Front.
Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas - the original communist party of the
Philippines. It was established on November 7, 1930.
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