Kerobokan Bali Penitentiary Agree On Corby’s Conditional Release

KEROBOKAN ~ Bali Penitentiary gave its agreement to Schapelle Leigh Corby, the convict of narcotics case to get conditional release. This agreement is the content of recommendation of TPP (penitentiary judge team) session as a requirement for the owner of 4.2 kilograms marijuana to get conditional release. “The recommendation of TPP session mentions that it […]

BNN is Being Cautious Before Issuing “Justice Collaborator” for Corby

KUTA The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) is being cautious before issuing a letter of recommendation for a criminals who cooperated with law enforcement agencies (a “justice collaborator”) to the convicted Australian drug smuggler, Schapelle Leigh Corby. “Our plan is to be extra careful.  At this time, we have not issued any letters because we need […]

Corby Family Seeking $300,000 in Damages

SYDNEY Schapelle Corby’s family are seeking $300,000 in damages from a book publisher that used their photographs without permission, a Sydney court has heard. The Corby family is suing Allen & Unwin over a 2011 book titled Sins of the Father by journalist Eamonn Duff. They claim five photos, including shots of Corby with friends […]

Remission Proposal for Corby Criticized

SEMINYAK Former minister of justice and law Yusril Ihza Mahendra says the proposal to grant remissions to drug convict Schapelle Leigh Corby is outrageous because the Australian citizen received clemency from the president on May 15 this year. “It ridiculous to grant clemency and remissions,” said Yusril. Convicted Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby appears to […]

Australian Trafficker’s Year-end Parole Hopes Dashed

JAKARTA Indonesia has suspended parole applications by foreign prisoners, an official said, crushing the hopes of Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby for repatriation by year-end. Corby, who has been eligible for parole since September, was depending on a loophole in an Indonesian immigration law passed last year. The legislation does not authorise the issuance of […]

Schapelle Corby’s Family Sues Major Publisher over Photos

The family of Schapelle Corby is suing a major publisher over photographs that appeared in a damning expose that claimed she took the fall for her drug-dealing father. Schapelle’s sister Mercedes, brother Michael and mother Rosleigh Rose are suing publisher Allen & Unwin in the Federal Court, claiming photographs reproduced in Eamon Duff’s Sins of […]

Australia Piles Pressure on SBY over Bali Prisoners

NUSA DUA Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd lobbied President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Bali on Thursday over convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby and fellow Australians on death row on the island. The former Australian premier pitched for a pardon for Corby, sentenced to a 20-year prison term in 2005 for smuggling 4.2 kilograms of marijuana […]

Editorial: A Bilateral Irritant

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard met her commitment to the Schapelle lobby on her visit to Indonesia last week, her first as leader of her country, by making the same representations on Corby’s behalf that have consistently been made by Australian representatives since Kerobokan’s most high-profile inmate decided to seek clemency from President Susilo Bambang […]