Bali Bombings - updates

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Indonesia marks Bali bombings anniversary

Oct 12, 2019 - 8:08 PM

Grieving families and representatives from several embassies lay flowers and lit incense sticks at a memorial in the popular tourist hub Kuta

Plans to develop 2002 Bali bombing site anger Australia

Apr 27, 2019 - 9:45 AM

Developers were granted permission to build on the site of the destroyed Sari Club in December last year

IN MEMORY. A foreign tourist looks at the name of victims on a monument for the Bali bombing at Kuta near Denpasar, on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on March 23, 2017. Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka / AFP

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Mar 16, 2016 - 7:22 PM

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Marwan status, Bongbong diploma, Harrison Ford accident | The wRap

Mar 06, 2015 - 7:49 PM

A think tank says Marwan was never a top level terrorist Oxford confirms Bongbong Marcos did not complete a bachelor’s degree Harrison Ford survives a plane crash

After US, Australia warns of terrorist threat in Indonesia

Jan 06, 2015 - 2:48 PM

The advice says: We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia including Bali at this time due to the high threat of terrorist attack

REMEMBERING VICTIMS. Relatives of the 2002 Bali bombing victims gather in front of the 2002 Bali Bombing memorial Monument during the 12th anniversary in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 12 October 2014. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

US embassy issues threat warning for Indonesia's second largest city

Jan 03, 2015 - 11:13 PM

The US Embassy says it has been made aware of a potential threat against US associated hotels and banks in Surabaya

US slaps sanctions on 12 'terrorist' group supporters

Sep 26, 2014 - 9:28 AM

The sanctions would see any US assets belonging to those affected frozen while any transactions with US persons would be prohibited

Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, addresses the general debate of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly, 24 September 2014, United Nations, New York. Cia Pak/UN Photo

Indonesia releases 2005 Bali bombing convict

Aug 06, 2014 - 9:52 PM

Sentences are routinely cut in Indonesia to mark major celebrations such as Eid al Fitr Muslim holiday and the country s independence day

BOMBING. Tourists look at a shaltered restaurant at Jimbaran Beach in Bali, Indonesia in 2005. Photo from EPA

Terrorists may target polls, Indonesian anti-terror chief warns

Jul 05, 2014 - 11:11 AM

We know that by ideology democracy and elections are the biggest enemies of radicals and terrorists says National Counter Terrorism Agency chief Ansyaad Mbai

ON GUARD. Indonesian police demonstrate their skills during a security drill in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, on June 12, 2014, ahead of the presidential election on July 9. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Indonesian anti-terror cops accused of fuelling jihad

Mar 29, 2013 - 12:16 PM

Indonesia s elite anti terror police unit faces fresh allegations of torture and unlawful killings

Remembering Bali, Southeast Asia's 9/11

Oct 12, 2012 - 2:52 PM

When the explosions happened a decade ago the Indonesian police had the names of every single one of the Bali plotters Government denial and political gamesmanship – courting moderate Muslims by ignoring extremists – prevented action

10 years on, Bali remembers bomb dead

Oct 12, 2012 - 12:46 PM

Hundreds of survivors and relatives of the dead remembered the 202 people killed in the Bali bombings

Bali bombing victims search for closure 10 years on

Oct 11, 2012 - 4:04 PM

A decade after suicide bombers brought carnage to Indonesia s resort island of Bali survivors have returned to the scene for a commemoration service with many determined to finally banish memories of an atrocity that left 202 dead

This picture taken on October 9, 2012 shows Jan Laczynski, a relative of victims, laying an angel doll at the 2002 Bali Bombing memorial in the Kuta tourist area near Denpasar, on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. A decade after suicide bombers brought carnage to Indonesia's resort island of Bali, survivors have returned to the scene for a commemoration service on October 12, 2012 with many determined to finally banish memories of an atrocity that left 202 dead. AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYO

Rappler Newscast | June 22, 2012

Jun 22, 2012 - 8:51 PM

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Court jails Bali bombmaker Umar Patek for 20 years

Jun 21, 2012 - 9:51 PM

An Indonesian court sentences Umar Patek to 20 years for his role in the 2002 Bali bombings

Indonesia court to deliver verdict on Bali bombmaker

Jun 21, 2012 - 3:43 PM

An Indonesian court is to hand down its verdict June 21 against Umar Patek for his role in the 2002 Bali bombings

Prosecutors seek life term for Bali bombmaker

May 21, 2012 - 3:15 PM

Indonesian prosecutors on Monday May 21 asked for a life sentence rather than the death penalty for Umar Patek the bombmaker accused of being behind the Bali attacks that killed 202 people

Indonesia's 'Demolition Man' to testify on Bali bombings

May 07, 2012 - 7:51 AM

Known terrorist Umar Patek is to testify on Monday on his role in the 2002 Bali bombings

Malaysia: show DNA proof of terrorist's death

Feb 04, 2012 - 1:09 PM

After premature claims from PHL authorities in the past Malaysia wants DNA proof of terrorist s death