June 21, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
A five-judge panel for the West Jakarta district court in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday sentenced Umar Patek to 20 years in prison for his role in several terrorist plots including the Jakarta church bombings in 2000 and the 2002 Bali nightclub bombing. Patek was found guilty of all charges for ...[read more]
February 13, 2012
by Jamie Reese
The first trial of alleged Indonesia bomber Umar Patek began Monday in the West Jakarta District Court over his role in several terrorist plots including the Jakarta church bombings in 2000 and the 2002 Bali nightclub bombing. Patek was arrested in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in 2011, just a few weeks ...[read more]
June 13, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On June 13, 2007, Indonesian police confirmed the arrest of leading terrorist suspect Abu Dujana along with seven other suspects which composed the main body of the terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI). Dujana was accused of being a key leader of JI as well as a skilled bomb-maker and the liaison ...[read more]
January 27, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
Indonesian police plan to request access to suspected al Qaeda bomber Ridhuan Isammudin (a.k.a. Hambali), currently held at Guantanamo Bay. A spokesman for the Indonesian National Police said that they would coordinate a formal request to question Hambali regarding the 2002 Bali nightclub ...[read more]
November 9, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
The Indonesian attorney general's office Sunday confirmed that three men convicted for the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings which killed 202 people were executed by firing squad just after midnight Saturday local time. The executions were carried out after the Indonesian Supreme Court rejected last... ...[read more]
November 3, 2008
by Kiely Lewandowski
The Indonesian Supreme Court on Monday rejected last-minute appeals filed by relatives of the three men sentenced to death for their roles in the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings, with a judge saying the men had exhausted their rights of appeal. Lawyers for the three convicted members of the ...[read more]
October 24, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
A spokesman for Indonesia's Attorney General Friday said the execution of three men sentenced to death for their roles in the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings will be held in early November. The spokesman, Jasman Panjaitan, said that the three members of the southeast Asian terror group Jemaah Islam... ...[read more]
October 21, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled that the country's constitution allows the firing-squad execution of three men sentenced to death for their roles in the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings. The three members of the southeast Asian terror group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), Mukhlas, Ima... ...[read more]
August 20, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Indonesian Attorney General Hendarman Supandji announced Wednesday that the men convicted of the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings will not be executed until after the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, during which the death penalty is not implemented. Supandji said that he could not approve the ...[read more]
August 14, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Indonesia's Constitutional Court has accepted a death penalty challenge filed by three men condemned for their roles in the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings. Mukhlas, Imam Samudra and Amrozi Nurhasyim argue that death by firing squad amounts to torture and is contrary to Islamic law ... ...[read more]

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