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Indonesia Supreme Court denies appeal of radical cleric
A three-member panel for the Supreme Court of Indonesia rejected a radical Islamic leader's appeal of his conviction on Thursday. Abu Bakar Bashir, religious leader of the southeast-Asian Jemaah Islamiyah militants, had requested judicial review of (More)
Indonesia court sentences Bali bomber to 20 years
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 bo (More)
Indonesia high court reinstates 15-year sentence for radical cleric
The Supreme Court of Indonesia on Monday restored a 15-year prison sentence for radical Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir for his conviction on terrorism charges. Bashir appealed to the Supreme Court his conviction by the Jakarta High Court, whic (More)
Indonesia trial begins for Bali nightclub bombing suspect
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 [J (More)
Indonesia court reduces jail term for radical cleric
An Indonesian court announced Wednesday that it would reduce the 15-year prison sentence being served by a radical Indonesian cleric. A spokesman for the Jakarta High Court confirmed without elaboration that the chief judge reduced the jail term to (More)
Bali nightclub bombing suspect extradited to Indonesia
Pakistan extradited Umar Patek, the confessed bomb maker in the 2002 Bali nightclub bombing , to Indonesia on Thursday. Patek will be charged [Jakarta Post report] under the Indonesian criminal code rather than its terrorism laws. Reportedly, he wil (More)
Indonesia cleric sentenced to 15 years in prison on terror conviction
Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison for his involvement with a terrorist training camp in the Indonesian province of Aceh to prepare Islamic radicals to carry out attacks in Jakarta. Prosecutors said Bash (More)
Indonesia cleric pleads not guilty to terror charges
Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to terrorism charges for allegedly funding a terrorist training camp in the Indonesian province of Aceh to prepare Islamic radicals to carry out attacks in Jakarta. Prosecutors clai (More)
Radical Indonesia cleric tried for terrorism
The trial of Indonesian Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir began Monday in the District Court of South Jakarta. Bashir is charged with operating a terrorist training camp [Jakarta Globe report] in the mountains of the northwestern province of Aceh to p (More)
Radical Indonesia cleric charged with terrorism
Indonesian authorities on Wednesday charged well-known radical Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir with aiding an al Qaeda [CFR backgrounder; JURIST news archive] linked terrorist cell. Bashir, who was arrested Monday [Kompas report, in Indonesian] is ac (More)
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