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Bali Remembers October 12, 2002

Ceremonies Held at Australian Consulate and Ground Zero on 8th Anniversary of First Bali Bombing.


Bali News: Bali , Indonesia , Bombing, Made Mangku Pastika, Takako Suzuki, Brent Hall, Agus Bambang Prianto
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(10/16/2010)

The 8th anniversary of the first Bali bombing held at the Australian Consulate in Denpasar on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 showed that time has done little to ameliorate the pain of those who suffered injuries and loss in the terrorist bombing.

Quoted in Bisnis Bali, Takako Suzuki, the parent of one of the dead said anger persists over the attack which took a her son and his wife while on their honeymoon in Bali. While holding back tears, Takako said: "I am still angered by this event. In fact, my child and daughter-in-law came to Bali to enjoy your peace and beauty, but instead they became victims of a bomb." Takako said she felt some relief when the three men behind the bombing were executed by the Indonesian government.

"I hope there will never be another bomb in Bali," she added.

Feelings of sadness were also expressed by the Consulate-General for Australia in Bali, Brent Hall, who expressed his condolences for the victims and the injured while welcoming the cooperation between Australia and Indonesia in the war on terrorism.

Bali's governor Made Mangku Pastika spoke at the commemoration, saying how the annual commemoration served to remind all of the terrible and tragic loss of 202 lives that occurred on October 12, 2002.† Said Pastika: "The purpose of this ceremony is not to re-open old wounds and stir thoughts of revenge in hearts of those who suffered loss. We wish to honor the memory to all those who lost their lives, even though they committed no wrong."† The governor said that he hoped the bombing would serve as a warning to Bali to remain steadfast in maintaining safety and security on the island.

Separately, but on the same day, families of those who died 8 years ago gathered at the "Ground Zero" monument on Jalan Legian in Kuta to spread flower petals and say prayers for the departed. The ceremony at the monument was led by the legendary community leader, H Agus Bambang Prianto, who played a prominent role in recovery efforts following the bombing.

Speaking at the ceremony, Hayati, a widow of the Bali 2002 bombing said: "Eight years ago, our husbands, wives, friends and children fell victim to those who, in the name of terror, inflicted their terror on all of us." The widow invited everyone to pray for the surviving families of the Bali bombing in order that they may find the strength to carry on with their daily lives.


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