Indonesian militant sentenced to 10 years for Australian embassy attack

[JURIST] An Indonesian court on Thursday sentenced the last of six Muslim militants accused in the 2004 suicide bombing at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta [BBC report; Wikipedia backgrounder] to 10 years in prison for aiding those who carried out the attack. Syaiful Bahri was found guilty of violating anti-terrorism laws by "providing assistance" in the suicide bombing that killed 12 and left 100 people wounded in the crowded business district of Jakarta. Bahri's courtroom supporters shouted "God is great!" after the verdict was read. Last week Iwan Dharmawan, believed to be a mastermind of the plot, was sentenced to death [JURIST report] for his role in the bombing. The Jakarta Post has local coverage. AP has more.



 

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