June 17th, 2011
11:14 AM ET

Radical Indonesian cleric sentenced to 15 years in prison

Jakarta, Indonesia - An Indonesian court sentenced radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir to 15 years in prison on Thursday.

Bashir was convicted of influencing others to provide funds with the objective they be used or likely to be used for terrorism acts.

Prosecutors had demanded that Bashir be sentenced to life in prison. FULL POST

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