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Bali bombing-linked cleric Bashir freed from prison

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Bali bombing-linked cleric Bashir freed from prison

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AFP) — Abu Bakar Bashir, a radical cleric linked to the deadly Bali bombings, was freed from a prison near the Indonesian capital Jakarta early Friday, prison authorities said. “He was handed over to his family and a team of lawyers who came to pick him up at the penitentiary,” national prisons spokeswoman Rika Aprianti said in a statement. Bashir, 82, had completed his jail term for helping fund militant training in conservative […]