Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Free to Go, But Need to Stay
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Free to Go, But Need to Stay

Schapelle Corby Expected Released from Prison.


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Schapelle Corby, Parole, Kerobokan Prison, Amir Syamsuddin, Minister of Justice and Human Rights
Click Image to Enlarge

(2/9/2014)

The Australian media – described in some quarters as poised for a feeding frenzy – spent an entire weekend parked outside the gates of Bali’s Kerobokan Prison awaiting the release on parole of convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Leigh Corby.

Early on Monday, February 10, 2014, Corby was shuffled past reporters and into a waiting van to bring her to State Prosecutor's Office in Denpasar to complete the paperwork that will set her free on on a leash until July 2017 when her parole period end.

With some Indonesian legislators calling for Corby’s release after nine years in prison be delayed due to the current poor state of relations between Indonesian and Australia, the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights has taken pains to say the decision to grant parole was not a political decision and based solely on the Australian woman’s fulfillment of the substantive and administrative requirements.

Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Amir Syamsuddin, told the press on Friday, February 7, 2014: “These are rights stipulated in government regulations and various government rules. Therefore, in my capacity as Minister, (it’s my job) to enforce the law. Indonesia remains committed to the impartial application of the law, especially as it relates to the granting of parole.”

Corby’s release on parole is just one among 1,291 prisoners being granted similar parole.

Although the Minister has signed the formal certificate of parole the week before, Corby remained in prison in Bali until Monday when a hard copy of the parole order was delivered to Bali prison officials.

Schapelle Corby must remain in Bali, reporting to police on a regular basis, until July 2017 when her period of parole ends and she wlll likely deported from the Country.

She will spend her parole in a Balinese compound occupied by her sister, Mercedes and her Balinese husband in Kuta.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Writing it Long, Writing it Clear
Protestors Bring 150-Meter-Long Banner to Governorís Office Rejecting Reclamation of Benoa Bay
(2/18/2018)
Canines Who Dine on What You Donít
Hotel in Ubud Recycles Leftover Food to Feed Hungry Bali Dogs
(2/18/2018)
Hate Two Pieces
Angry Citizens Demand Removal of Hotel Advertisement on Denpasar Ė Gilimanuk Highway.
(2/17/2018)
Itís All Happening at the Zoo!
Bali Zoo Booming Over Chinese New Year Period
(2/17/2018)
Banyuwangi as a New Gateway to Bali
Banyuwangi Ė the Quick Way to Access Baliís West and North, Now Poised to Become International Airport
(2/17/2018)
Fore Play in Nusa Dua
Free Golf Lessons on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Bali National Golf
(2/18/2018)
American Dies While Surfing
American Living in Bali Dies While Surfing off Sanur Beach
(2/17/2018)
A Nation of Islands; A Nation of Sails
Indonesian Traditional Pinisi Sailing Ships Named Icon of Cultural Heritage
(2/17/2018)
Desperate Search for Power
PLN Abandons Suspended High Power Lines and Opts for New Submarine Cables Between Java and Bali
(2/17/2018)
Missing at Sea
Search Continues for Missing Bulgarian Tourist in Water Surrounding Nusa Penida
(2/17/2018)
Trailblazing in the Dark
Two Danish Hikers Missing For One Night on Mount Batukaru Discovered Safe and Sound.
(2/16/2018)
Fighting Fire with Fire
Ancient Balinese Fire Fight Ritual of Siat Api Undergoing a Revival in the Village of Duda, Karangasem
(2/16/2018)
All [News]!