Even Emily Murphy wasn't this monstrous.
Three judges in Bali's District Court found the 27-year-old "legitimately and convincingly" guilty of smuggling 4.1kg of marijuana, concealed in a bodyboard bag, into Bali airport in October.These scumbags originally wanted the death penalty.
The three judges dismissed all the defence testimony, including the evidence of Victorian prisoner and accused rapist John Patrick Ford, which they rejected as hearsay. Ford had said he overheard fellow prisoners discussing an airport drug scam, and how Corby had been an innocent dupe. But Judge I Gusti Lanang Dauh said: "The acts of the defendant can damage the mental health of the young generation."The simple possession of a plant that is freely desired by people is met with no tolerance and a prison term of 20 years, yet the bureaucrats must be protected at all costs - even though they are the fucking criminals:
Foreign Minister Alexander Downer urged the public not to let its concern about the conviction spill over into a backlash against Indonesians.I'm seriously mad here.
Update: Publius Pundit covers the story:
Here’s what justice is like in Indonesia:
Friday, May 27, 2005
Posted by Lisa Turner on Friday, May 27, 2005