Terror charges against the alleged Bali bombing mastermind, known as Hambali, accuse the Guantanamo captive of of conspiring in the 2002 Bali, Indonesia, nightclub bombings and the 2003 attack on the JW Marriott in Jakarta that between them killed more than 200 people.
A war court prosecutor has filed the terror charges against the notorious Indonesian.
When or whether Riduan “Hambali” Isomuddin, 53, will actually go to court is not yet known. At the war court, the prosecution prepares the charges, has them delivered to the captive and also to a senior Pentagon official, Convening Authority Harvey Rishikof, for review and a decision on whether to go forward. One thing Rishikof could get to decide is whether it would go to trial as a death penalty case.
Hambali becomes the first Guantanamo prisoner charged during the administration of President Donald Trump. If Rishikof approves it, Hambali would be the 11th of Guantanamo’s 41 captives in war crimes proceedings…