Indonesia to seek access to Guantanamo detainee suspected of Bali bombing Andrew Morgan at 4:54 PM ET
[JURIST] Indonesian police plan to request access to suspected al Qaeda bomber Ridhuan Isammudin [GlobalSecurity backgrounder] (a.k.a. Hambali), currently held at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive]. A spokesman for the Indonesian National Police [official website, in Indonesian] said that they would coordinate a formal request [Jakarta Globe report] to question Hambali regarding the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings [BBC backgrounder] and his connection to the Jemaah Islamiah (JI) [CFR backgrounder; JURIST news archive] terrorist group. Indonesian authorities expressed their hope that Hambali would be deported to in Indonesia after the closure of the US detention facility.
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