Three convicts of Bali’s 2002 bombings in Indonesia, who are on death row, do not seek clemency from the Indonesian president, their last avenue of appeal.
Imam Samudra was reported to have said that they do not want a (presidential) pardon. Samudra and brothers Amrozi and Ali Ghufron await the firing squad for their role in the 2002 nightclub bombings on the holiday island that killed 202 people. The attacks have been blamed on local militant organisation Jemaah Islamiyah (JI). Indonesia’s Supreme Court rejected an appeal by the three in August but no date has so far been set for their executions. Samudra, speaking in his usual fiery style after attending Eid-al-Fitr prayers with his two accomplices at their jail in Central Java, said his group was not guilty in the eyes of God.
Indonesia’s Constitutional Court is expected to rule on October 30 on a petition challenging the legality of the death penalty which was filed by lawyers for six Australians on death row for drug trafficking in Bali.