Rajah Solaiman Movement Terrorist Organizations // Rajah Solaiman Movement

The Rajah Solaiman Movement began as a radical wing of Balik-Islam, a sect of Philippine converts who "returned" to the Islamic traditions that preceded Catholic influence brought by Spanish colonizers. Balik-Islam members refer to themselves as "reverts" to denote supposed reversion to Islam. Filipinos who worked in Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf region and returned to the Philippines were a major component of the Balik-Islam movement. These “reverts” easily blended in with...


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