Indonesia high cout rejects appeal by cleric linked to Bali bombing

[JURIST] The Indonesian Supreme Court held Saturday that the conviction of Abu Bakar Bashir [Wikipedia profile] was not made in error, upholding his 30-month sentence for conspiracy [JURIST report] in connection with the 2002 bombings in Bali [CNN special report]. Bashir is associated with Jemaah Islamiyah [CFR backgrounder], a group the US alleges has links to al-Qaeda. BBC News has more.

 

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