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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia upholds death sentence for cocaine-smuggling British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 02:53pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Jakarta Indonesia’s highest court has upheld the death sentence for a British woman convicted of smuggling US$2.5 million worth of cocaine into the resort island of Bali, a court official said on Friday. The three-member judge panel unanimously rejected Lindsay Sandiford’s appeal on Thursday, said Supreme Court spokesman Ridwan Mansur. Sandiford, 57, ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian court gives death to cocaine-smuggling British grandmother

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Denpasar British woman sentenced to die for smuggling drugs despite prosecutor's call for 15 years in jail Death penalty for grandmother An Indonesian court yesterday sentenced a 56-year-old British grandmother to death for smuggling cocaine into the resort island of Bali. Lindsay Sandiford sobbed as the verdict was delivered. The sentence stunned her ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Australia returns asylum-seekers to Indonesia in lifeboat

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:11pm by AFP

    ... soured when Canberra apologised to Jakarta for breaching Indonesian waters during its people-smuggling crackdown. Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison last month confirmed for the first ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Bali court upholds death sentence for British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 04:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Denpasar An Indonesian court on Monday upheld the death sentence handed down to a 56-year-old British grandmother found guilty of trafficking cocaine into the resort island of Bali. A spokesman said the Bali High Court, sitting in ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia grants parole to Australian drug convict Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:48pm by AFP

    ... tough anti-narcotics laws, from people caught with small quantities of drugs at parties to those attempting to smuggle huge stashes into the hard-partying island. Members of Australian heroin-smuggling gang the “Bali Nine”, including two who are on death row, are also incarcerated in Kerobokan. ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia won’t extradite alleged people smuggler

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:54am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Jakarta An Indonesian court on Thursday rejected Australia’s request to extradite an Afghan man accused of smuggling asylum seekers to Australia in dozens of boats, ... in Australia because people smuggling is not included in the extradition treaty between the two countries. It also noted that Abbas is not accused of committing any crimes in Australia. The panel ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia jails Australian, Pakistani people smugglers

    Posted May 08th 2013, 02:16pm by AFP

    ... their lawyer said on Wednesday. Ali Qaseem, a 57-year-old from Sydney described by prosecutors as part of an “international people-smuggling network”, and Pakistani Sadaat Ali were also fined 500 ... is part of an international people-smuggling network involving countries including Australia and Pakistan,” he said. “But he’s only one of several coordinators, not the mastermind. There are many ...

  8. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Afghan people smuggler jailed in Indonesia

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 06:24pm by AFP

    ... for people-smuggling. Prosecutors had earlier this month sought a seven-year term for 20-year-old Dawood Amiri, alias Irfan, who was described by the judge as a middle man in the smuggling operation. “Dawood Amiri was found legally and convincingly guilty of committing people smuggling crimes,” chief judge Mariana, who goes by one name, told the court. “The defendant’s actions caused death,” Mariana ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    British woman arrested in Indonesia over trafficking of drugs from China

    Posted May 18th 2013, 03:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Briton held over smugglingof crystal meth from China A British woman could face the death penalty in Indonesia after being arrested for allegedly smuggling ... province, with 1.47kg of the drug, the national narcotics agency said. "Because she smuggled drugs weighing more than five grams, she could face the death penalty," agency spokesman ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Anti-Australia protests in Indonesia as crisis spreads to business

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 07:48pm by AFP

    ... earlier this week and suspended co-operation with Australia in the sensitive area of people smuggling. On Friday about 400 protesters from nationalist and Islamic hardline groups descended ...




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