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This 56 year old woman has been sentenced to death

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member VIP

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    Can you guess her crime. She looks like she could be someone's grandmother

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    ALI, Indonesia - An Indonesian court has sentenced a British woman to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.
    Lindsay June Sandiford, 56, was found guilty Tuesday by the Denpasar District Court of violating the country's extremely strict drug laws.
    In its verdict, a judge panel headed by Amser Simanjuntak concluded that Sandiford has damaged the image of Bali as a tourism destination and weakened the government's program of drug annihilation.
    Earlier, state prosecutors just sought a 15-year prison sentence for Sandiford, who was arrested in May when customs officers at Bali's airport discovered 3.8 kilograms (8.4 pounds) of cocaine in her luggage.
    Indonesia has extremely strict drug laws and convicted smugglers are often executed.
     
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    I guess that her crime was smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

    What do I win?
     
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    MyLazyHand Dumber Than Yesterday VIP

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    At least her attorney got dressed up for court.
     
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    Why go to Bali, if there isn't going to be Cocaine ?
     
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    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member VIP

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    [video=youtube;5iDIutx3Csc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iDIutx3Csc[/video]
     
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    Good rule of thumb, if you don't agree with some countries laws, don't break them or stay home.

    Now, if this nice old lady was the victim of some scumbag at the airport slipping the drugs into her bag without her knowing to smuggle it in, I would feel total sympathy for her. But 99.99999999% of the time, that's not the case.
     
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    that's why i'm never going to asia. europe and the americas are world enough for me
     
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    After seeing that, tough shit!

    If you can't do the time, don't do the crime.

    I always do laugh at the Brit news when they cover stories of their subjects breaking laws around the world. No matter what it is, the other countries laws are always barbaric and their citizens are always innocent and were just caught up in some sort of misunderstanding. When they are absolutely guilty, then they always demand leniency or for them to serve in the U.K.
     
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    Hey platini, where in Bern are you at? In the city, or outside?
     
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    drugs should be legal and with them taxes you can educate the people, if people get addicted send them to the jungle for an ayahuasca or iboga session and a month of abstinence.
     
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    in the city, i live around kirchenfeld, near the old town
     
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    This documentary is on a group of nine who were arrested on heroin smuggling. Two have lost all appeals are awaiting a firing squad. Most of them were given life imprisonment. Bottom line. Don't fuck around with drugs in Indonesia!!!

    [video=youtube;2GL042bOoSU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GL042bOoSU[/video]
     
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    No shit??

    I'm in the hills north west of you.

    Are you from the U.S.?
     
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    i'm south american with swiss parents, going back there in a few months. where exactly do you live?
     
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    In the county of Wohlen.
     
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    cool, near the aare and shit? beautiful country.....a bit boring though, i'm not adapting well to the dialect and the lack of having a car
     
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    This.
     
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    Well this verdict is certain to deter idiot 56 year old British Women from smuggling 2.5 million dollars worth of cocain into Bali in the Future.
     
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    The Brits at least find public sympathy for a death sentence. Us Americans want the world to cry when one of its pussified, spoiled teens has to get a caning in Singapore. This is why I tend to vote republican; because the degree of pussification on the dem side sickens me :)
     

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