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  Definition of 2002 Bali terrorist bombing
The Bali terrorist bombing occurred on October 12 2002 in the town of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people and injuring a further 209, most of whom were foreign tourists.
A number of Indonesians were sentenced to death for their parts in the bombings and in October 2002 Abu Bakar Bashir, a leader of the Jemaah Islamiah organisation often accused of being behind the attacks, was charged over his alleged role in the bombing.
The Bali bombing is sometimes called "Australia's September 11" because of the large number of its citizens killed in the attack.
www.wordiq.com /definition/2002_Bali_terrorist_bombing   (1469 words)

  
 The W -- Bali suffers terrorist bombing...again
BALI, Indonesia - Terrorists targeted the Indonesian tropical resort of Bali for the second time in three years Saturday with coordinated bombings that devastated seafood and noodle restaurants packed with foreigners, killing at least 25 people and wounding at least 100.
Before the 2002 bombings, Bali enjoyed a reputation for peace and tranquility, an exception in a country wracked for years by ethnic and separatist violence.
Courts on Bali have convicted dozens of militants for the blasts, and three suspects were sentenced to death.
the-w.com /thread.php/id=27476   (826 words)

  
  2002 Bali terrorist bombing - Gurupedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Bali terrorist bombing occurred on October 12, 2002 in the town of Kuta on the Indonesian island of
In a number of statements he denied that the bombing had been perpetrated by Indonesians, and blamed the United States for exploding the bomb, claiming that it was impossible for Indonesians to contruct such a sophisticated device.
On 30 April 2003, the first charges related to the Bali bombings were made against Amrozi bin Haji Nurhasyim, known as Amrozi, for allegedly buying the explosives and the van used in the bombings.
www.gurupedia.com /2/20/2002_bali_terrorist_bombing.htm   (798 words)

  
 sugiero: Terrorist Leader of Bali Bombings To Be Released, Targets Australia
The 2002 Bali Bombing occurred on October 12, 2002 in the resort town of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people and injuring a further 209.
A number of Indonesian nationals were sentenced to death for their parts in the bombings and in October 2002.
Bashir was arrested for suspected involvement in the 2002 Bali terrorist bombing.
sugiero.blogspot.com /2006/06/terrorist-leader-of-bali-bombings-to.html   (1123 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Bali bombing 'mastermind' sentenced to death   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — The man accused of being the "intellectual mastermind" of last year's Bali nightclub bombings was sentenced Wednesday to face a firing squad after being found guilty of the attack that killed 202 people, mostly foreign tourists.
It was the second death sentence handed out for the Oct. 12 bombings on the resort island of Bali — the single deadliest terrorist strike since the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States.
The Bali attack is blamed on the al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network said to operate throughout Southeast Asia.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2003-09-10-bali-bombing-sentence_x.htm   (811 words)

  
 theage.com.au - The Age   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bali has a relaxed lifestyle and culture, which unlike many other parts of Indonesia is tolerant of alcohol consumption and the demands of Western holiday makers, including night life.
Bali has remained relatively immune from the political, religious and ethnic strife that has wracked the country for the past five years during its transition from three decades of dictatorship to democracy.
Bali is a small tropical island measuring approximately 145km by 95km and is one of 17,508 islands that comprise Indonesia.
www.theage.com.au /issues/baliterror   (1435 words)

  
 2005 Bali bombings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2005 Bali bombings were a series of explosions that occurred on October 1, 2005, in Bali, Indonesia.
The bombings occurred the same day that Indonesia cut its fuel subsidies resulting in gas prices rising by 125% and just two days before the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and 11 days before the third anniversary of the 2002 Bali bombing.
Following the 2002 Bali bombings, in which more Australians than any other nationals were killed and injured, and the 2004 bombing of Australia's Embassy in Jakarta, the latest attacks received extensive coverage in Australia and were denounced by some officials, such as Federal Opposition Leader Kim Beazley, as an attack on Australians.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2005_Bali_bombings   (2900 words)

  
 November 2002 Security News
Kenya-Based U.N. Officials Condemn Terrorist Bombing in Mombasa Washington File 29 Nov 2002 -- United Nations officials based in Kenya and elsewhere November 29 voiced strong condemnation of the Thanksgiving Day attack in Mombasa on a hotel and attempted attack on an Israeli civilian airplane.
TERRORIST WARNING VOA 19 Nov 2002 -- America's law enforcement and intelligence community is trying to cope with keeping the public informed about the ongoing terrorist threat without unduly alarming people.
After the terrorist attacks of September a year ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency were both accused by some critics of not being diligent.
www.globalsecurity.org /security/library/news/2002/11   (2923 words)

  
 ABC News Online - Bali Anniversary
Exactly two years after terrorist bombs killed 202 people on Indonesia's Bali, families and friends of the victims and survivors gathered to remember their fallen loved ones.
Nightmare in Bali: Images from the scene after the bombing on October 12, 2002.
Bali justice concerns after anti-terrorism laws deemed unconstitutional.
www.abc.net.au /news/indepth/bali   (466 words)

  
 Bali Bombing - 12th October 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
WARNING - These Bali bombing images are not for children or for people of a nervous disposition.
It is a fact, the special Australian police forces that operated in Indonesia after the 12th October 2002 Bali Bombing stopped, quote "Another significant event" on the island.
Bali Tourism (Should I go, where, and how do I avoid adding to the problem / putting myself / my family at risk in Bali?).
www.fugly-bali.org /bombing.html   (616 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Huge death toll from Bali bombing
Bali was regarded as a peaceful, mainly-Hindu enclave in the world's most populous Muslim nation.
The bombing followed persistent US warnings that American nationals in Indonesia were at risk of being targeted by Islamic militants linked to the al-Qaeda terror group.
The blasts in Bali came just hours after a small hand-made bomb went off near the Philippine consulate in the port city of Manado on the central island of Sulawesi, north-east of Jakarta.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/asia-pacific/2323745.stm   (823 words)

  
 Bali Terrorist Bombing Oct 1 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
At least two bombs exploded almost simultaneously Saturday in tourist areas of the Indonesian resort island of Bali, killing at least 22 people and wounding about 50 others, officials said.
Those attacks, and subsequent deadly bombings in 2003 and 2004, were blamed on the al-Qaida-linked terror group Jemaah Islamiyah.
The GCP prediction was for deviation of the network variance (squared Stouffer Z) beginning an hour before the blast (18:30) and continuing until midnight in Bali.
noosphere.princeton.edu /balibombing2.html   (199 words)

  
 Bali Nightclub Bombing
While the attack was attributed to Jemaah Islamiyah, an Indonesian terrorist group with aims of creating an Islamic state composed of parts of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Southern Philipennes; according to U.S. and Asian intelligence authorities the attack had been connected to al-Qaeda.
The nightclub bombings were the seventh major bombing in the area within 3 weeks, including an explosion in the southern Philippines that killed one U.S. Marine.
The attack in Bali’s crowded Kuta tourist district was initiated with a possible suicide bombing inside a tourist bar that funneled panicking victims into the street, exposing the crowd to the full blast of a large car bomb parked next to the neighboring Sari club.
www.globalsecurity.org /security/ops/bali.htm   (760 words)

  
 Is Bali Safe After The Terrorist Bombings? • Bali • Travelideas Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Many of these travel agents are based in Indonesia, are reliant on the Balinese tourist industry for 100% of their income, and have a government that say Bali is safe (they also said there was no terrorist threat prior to the bombings, despite warnings from foreign intelligence services).
This is also based on the fact that terrorist groups have shown singular interest in large scale targets, not rural ones.
We also believe that the terrorist group that allegedly committed the Bali bombing (Jemaah Islamia) are misguided, less competent and lack the same motivations as al-Qaeda proper.
www.travelideas.net /hotels/Bali/Info/bombings   (1159 words)

  
 The Guardian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Bali bombing is yet another event in the intensifying cycle of violence erupting in many countries and cities.
Immediately following the Bali bombing such demands are being made of the Indonesian government, telling it that it should "put its house in order", that Islamic organisations should be banned and so on.
These causes, which underlie terrorist acts, are not even recognised by the capitalist powers and are being intensified by the big corporations.
www.cpa.org.au /garchve5/1113bali.html   (528 words)

  
 Bali News - Gateway To Bali
Closing abruptly in November 2005, just one month after the second Bali terrorist bombing, API's departure left numerous passengers temporarily stranded in Bali and a multitude of advance ticket purchasers holding worthless tickets.
Garuda Indonesia in Australia has confirmed reports that the airline is considering dropping Bali as an international hub and restructuring its network such that many of its Australian, and all its Japanese, flights will operate via Jakarta.
Indonesia's resort island of Bali held a tsunami warning drill on one of its most famous beaches.
www.gatewaytobali.com /news   (422 words)

  
 Asian Market Research News: Bali terror, tourism, and the effect on South East Asia
Today the IMF stated that the attack on Bali was "a terror attack on the global economy", and could be expected to put the South East Asian recovery on hold.
The terrorist attack on the USA in September last year certainly caused a major crisis in the airline, insurance and tourist industry as just 3 examples of an all-encompassing global economic shock.
It is really only Bali that had got it together to the extent that just less than 1 in every 3 tourists to Indonesia visit Bali, and spend most of their money there.
www.asiamarketresearch.com /news/000242.htm   (1339 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - World leaders fear Bali is only the beginning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — As the United States and other nations pressed Indonesia to crack down on Islamic militants blamed for Saturday's bombing in Bali, leaders in Asia and Europe warned Tuesday that the attack could be a prelude to similar strikes in their nations.
Bali has a majority Hindu population, which could have made it a target of Muslim extremists.
The bombing may boost the arguments of top Pentagon officials who want to resume ties with Indonesia's military that Congress severed because of the army's atrocities against civilians.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2002-10-15-bali-bombing_x.htm   (574 words)

  
 Bali bombing: Two convicts freed - NDTV.com - News on Bali bombing: Two convicts freed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Two Islamic militants jailed for the Bali bombings that killed 202 people were freed on Tuesday and nine others had their sentences reduced to mark the end of the Islamic fasting month.
But the decision to include convicted terrorists was likely to anger countries that lost citizens in the 2002 attacks on two crowded nightclubs.
Mujarod bin Salim and Sirojul Munir, both of whom were convicted of hiding two of the masterminds of the bombings, had up to 45 days shaved from their five-year sentences.
ndtv.com /template/template.asp?template=Baliblast&slug=Bali+...   (524 words)

  
 People's Weekly World - International notes
In a statement issued Monday, the Communist Party of Australia condemned “in the strongest terms” the terrorist bombing on the Indonesian island of Bali, and conveyed its sympathy to families of all the victims.
“The Bali bombing is yet another event in the intensifying cycle of violence erupting in many countries and cities,” the CPA said.
It cited the use of the Sept. 11 tragedy as a pretext to launch the “war on terrorism,” and the subsequent threat of war against Iraq despite the lack of proof Iraq is a threat to other countries or was involved in the Sept. 11 tragedy.
www.pww.org /article/articleprint/2174   (697 words)

  
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Bali lies in the Monsoon Belt with frequent heavy showers, and the Sari Club is located less than 200 yards away from the surf at Kuta Beach, which is where the monsoon drains in Kuta main street flow into the ocean.
To claim that the Bali bomb was made from potassium chlorate [the variant stolen in Java] is pure idiocy, and the fact that such a claim was made at all, highlights increasingly desperately American and Israeli pressure on Australia to formally declare that “The Muslims did it”.
Pastika says dossiers on Bali bombing suspects had to be "perfect", but has yet to assign responsibility for the three blasts to suspects or determine explosives used.
www.vialls.com /nuke/bali_micro_nuke.htm   (11659 words)

  
 Bali Bombing
The civilized world is reeling from yet another terrorist atrocity, the bombing of a Bali disco that has claimed the lives of 180 people.
Much of the European media is using very different language to describe the Bali bombing, than it has used to describe the bombings of discos, pizzerias, cafes, markets, buses, and religious events in Israel.
I certainly do not mean to detract for an instant from the horror and outrage over the Bali bombing, but at the same time I cannot leave without comment the dramatic differences in the reactions of the world to the Bali bombing and the countless Arab atrocities against Jews.
www.honestreporting.com /articles/critiques/Bali_Bombing.asp   (878 words)

  
 Jemaah Islamiyah - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
Jemaah Islamiyah, sometimes rendered Jemaah Islamiah, is a militant Islamic terrorist organization dedicated to the establishment of a fundamentalist Islamic theocracy in Southeast Asia, in particular Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, and the south of Thailand and the Philippines.
Jemaah Islamiyah is thought to have killed hundreds of civilians and is suspected of having executed the Bali car bombing on October 12, 2002 in which suicide bombers killed 202 people and wounded many in a nightclub.
A bomb manual published by the Jemaah Islamiyah was used in the 2002 Bali terrorist bombing and the 2003 JW Marriott hotel bombing.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/JI   (897 words)

  
 2002 Bali bombing Summary
The 2002 Bali bombing occurred on October 12 2002 in the resort town of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people and injuring a further 209.
A number of Indonesian nationals were sentenced to death for their parts in the bombings and in October 2002 Abu Bakar Bashir; alleged spiritual head of the Jemaah Islamiah organisation often accused of being behind the attacks, was charged over his alleged role in the bombing.
He is believed to have assisted the Bali bomber Amrozi in acquiring some of the explosives used in the Bali bombings.
www.bookrags.com /2002_Bali_bombing   (2346 words)

  
 bali bombing themes with resources, news and information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The 2002 Kuta bomb explosion The Bali terrorist bombing occurred on October 12 2002 in the town of Kuta on...
Bali bomb suspect narrowly avoids capture 08-Oct-05 THE alleged Bali bombing mastermind, Noordin Mohamed Top, narrowly escaped capture yesterday, when...
ZetaTalk: Bali Bombing Note: written during the October 26, 2002 IRC Session Indonesia is a hotbed of Muslim insurection, in that the government is and has been for decades controlled by Catholics...
www.grand-balibeach.com /balibombing   (1365 words)

  
 ABC News Online - Bali Anniversary
A sunset ceremony in the waves off Bali's shores has ended an emotional day of tribute to the 202 people killed two years ago when bombs tore through the heart of Indonesia's resort island.
Exactly two years after terrorist bombs killed 202 people on Indonesia's Bali, families and friends of the victims and survivors gathered to remember their fallen loved ones.
Nightmare in Bali: Images from the scene after the bombing on October 12, 2002.
abc.net.au /news/indepth/bali/default.htm   (466 words)

  
 Bali Terrorism Risk - Greater Now
After the Bali Bombing came the bombing of the Jakarta Marriott Hotel, despite the hotel and police being advised of a heightened security risk / impending attack.
You may also wish to visit our Bali health advisory page, as this warns of things such as illegal effluence dumping in Nusa Dua and open sewers next to the Bali Hai Resort and Spa in Tuban-Kuta.
If you think we are over-reacting, read our page on the corrupt Bali Police and then remind yourself of October 2002 on our Bali Bombing page (not for children or people of nervous disposition).
www.fugly-bali.org /terrorism.html   (989 words)

  
 Indonesia
Terrorist attacks in Indonesia could occur at any time and could be directed against any location, including those frequented by foreigners, as well as identifiably American or other Western facilities or businesses in Indonesia.
While past terrorist attacks have involved the use of vehicle-borne explosives or suicide bombers carrying explosives in backpacks, terrorists may use other forms of attack in the future.
Terrorists may target individual American citizen residents, visitors, students, or tourists, and tactics could include but are not limited to kidnapping, shooting, or poisoning.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_918.html   (830 words)

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