Abu Bakar Bashir
Abu Bakar Bashir, 82, once synonymous with militant Islam in the world's biggest Muslim majority nation and linked to the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings, waves as he arrives back in his hometown of Sukoharjo on January 8, 2021, after his release from prison. / AFP / ANWAR MUSTAFA
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Indonesia frees cleric linked to Bali bombing

JAKARTA, Jan 8, 2021 (AFP) - A radical cleric linked to the Bali nightclub bombings was freed from prison Friday, stirring grief and anger among victims nearly two decades after