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Schapelle Corby

Corby saga turns to farce

It had all the hallmarks of melodrama: a pretty woman left to rot in a third-world jail after claiming she was fitted up on drug smuggling charges.

Sunday, 22 April, 2007, 12:00am

Another Christmas Day in a hellhole

Holed up in the 'soul-sucking dump' of an Indonesian jail, a sobbing Schapelle Corby repeatedly asks her visiting sister, Mercedes: 'How much longer do I have to stay here?'

24 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Corby controversy

Many Australians are angered by the 20-year sentence given to tourist Schapelle Corby by an Indonesian court. Is the anger justified or should they show more respect for foreign jurisdictions? Share your views: write to us

30 May 2005 - 12:00am

Emotions cloud the issue in Bali drug case

Schapelle Corby has attracted far more sympathy - and controversy - than most people who find themselves in her predicament.

The plight of the young Australian beauty therapist caught with more than 4kg of marijuana in Bali has sparked outrage in her home country.

Emotions reached a high on Friday, when three Indonesian judges sentenced Corby to 20 years in prison.

29 May 2005 - 12:00am