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Radical Cleric Given 15-Year Sentence For Terror Activities

June 16 2011


A court in Indonesia has sentenced a radical Muslim cleric to 15 years in prison for planning and funding a terrorist training camp, the Financial Times (U.K.) reports.

Authorities have sought to link Abu Bakar Bashir, 72, to terrorist activities for more than a decade.

Bashir was previously acquitted of working with Al-Qaida in the 2002 Bali bombing, which killed 202 people, and a 2003 suicide bombing at the Marriott Hotel in Jakarta.

In Thursday's ruling, the cleric was...

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