Ibrahim Kassim is one of Singapore’s most respected Islamic scholars. A judge of the Shari‘ah court in Singapore and the sheikh of the Chistiyya Sufi tariqah in Singapore, Kassim is deeply involved in the rehabilitation of Jemaah Islamiyah members that are under detention for plotting terrorist attacks in Singapore. This rehabilitation work has garnered international 113 attention as a model for the reintegration of suspected terrorists that could be replicated in other countries.
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