Bali nightclub bombers file new appeal of Indonesia death sentences Leslie Schulman at 8:48 AM ET
[JURIST] Three Indonesian Islamic militants sentenced to death for their roles in the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings [BBC backgrounder] filed a new appeal Wednesday, after withdrawing an earlier appeal [JURIST report] this week following refusal of the Cilacap district court to grant a change of venue and transport the militants to a district court in Bali. According to defense lawyers, the appeal is being brought because they were not provided with an effective presentation of their case in the lower court. The three men - Mukhlas, Amrozi, and Imam Samudra [BBC profiles] - face execution by firing squad if their appeal is not successful.
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