28 May 2005
Indonesian "Justice"
Compare and Contrast:

Schapelle Corby: Australian citizen arrested in Bali. Accused and convicted of smuggling nine pounds of marijuana into Indonesia.
Sentence: 20 years.
Prosecution is appealing, as they want a life sentence (it is also a death sentence capable crime)

Abu Bakhir: Militant Indonesian Islamic cleric, accused and convicted of criminal conspiracy that lead to the deaths of over two hundred people in Bali terrorist attacks. Suspected in attack onMarriot hotel attack that killed twelve. Acknowledged leader of Jemah Islamah, a terrorist group.

Sentence: 30 months

Update: By the way, there is a good chance that Schapelle Corby is innocent of the crime. There apparently was a rather large drug smuggling ring operating out of Sydney airport that was using travelers baggage to smuggle drugs.
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