Bali bombers”lawyers to sue Indonesian Government over their executionsNovember 10th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Nov.10 (ANI): The Muslim Defender Team, the lawyers who acted on behalf the three Bali bombers who were executed on Sunday, have said that they plan to file a lawsuit against the Indonesian Government on the matter.
Alleging a violation of human rights, Agus Setiawan, one of the lawyers, was quoted by the Antara news agency as saying: The executions were done not in accordance with existing procedures. We are preparing to take legal steps.
Agus said that the rights of the prisoners lawyers and families had been violated as they were not allowed to meet the convicts at the Batu Prison in Nusakambangan Island and were not able to fully take care the bodies after the executions.
Separately, Lulu Jamaluddin, younger brother of Bali bomber Imam Samudera, said his family would file a separate lawsuit against the Attorney Generals Office.
Amrozi, 47, Muklas, 48, and Imam, 38, were executed by firing squad shortly after midnight early Sunday near their prison for their roles in the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people, including 88 Australians. (ANI)
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