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Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Bali's 'laughing bomber'

Indonesia’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence imposed on Islamic militant Amrozi for his role in the Bali bombings, a court official said. “The panel heard the case yesterday and issued a ruling the same day. It rejected the demand for an appeal entered by the defendant,” said Pri Pambudi Teguh, a staffer with Judge Toton Suprapto who headed the panel of judges. The attack on two crowded nightclubs on October 12, 2002, killed 202 people. It was carried out by the al Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah terror group to avenge perceived injustices to Muslims worldwide. Full Story

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