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Cleric's Brother Goes on Trial in Indonesia Attack

Rusman Gunawan, brother of alleged international terrorist Hambali, went on trial Monday on charges that he helped finance the suicide car bombing at the Jakarta J.W. Marriott Hotel, which killed 12 people in August. In a courtroom crowded with journalists and Gunawan’s supporters, prosecutors read a seven-page indictment accusing the 26-year-old of helping transfer as much as $50,000 to the Marriott bombers while he was living in Pakistan.”The defendant was involved in an evil conspiracy and purposely supplied or gathered funds with the intention that they would be used for a terror crime,” said prosecutor Payaman, who, like many Indonesians, goes by one name. Full Story

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