Australia won't push for death penalty for alleged Bali bombing architect, Bishop says

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Minister describes attack as ‘a scar on the heart of all Australians’ after Riduan ‘Hambali’ Isomuddi charged by US court

Australia will do whatever it can to help bring Hambali to justice but will not advocate the death penalty, the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, said while welcoming the US decision to prosecute the accused architect of the 2002 Bali bombing.

A US war court has now charged Riduan “Hambali” Isomuddi over Bali and the attack on the JW Marriott Hotel in Jakarta in 2003. Three Australians were among 12 people killed in that car bombing.

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