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just heard on the news amad hasan (SP?) also sentanced to death.
An Indonesian court has sentenced a second man to death over the car-bomb attack on the Australian embassy in Jakarta last year. Achmad Hasan, 33, was found guilty for his role in the September 9 attack that killed 12 people, including the suicide bomber. Hasan was "legally and convincingly guilty" of helping to plan an act of terrorism and giving refuge to perpetrators of terrorism, Judge Achmad Sobari says.
Civil liberties may have to be "eroded" to protect Britons from terrorism, the head of security service MI5 has said.
In a speech made in the Netherlands on 1 September and put online by MI5, Dame Eliza Manningham-Buller said the world had changed and a debate was needed.
She said the July London bombings were a "shock", which MI5 and police were "disappointed" they could not prevent.
Former MI5 agent David Shayler said any liberties lost would be hard to regain and could make "martyrs" of terrorists.
Mr Shayler told BBC News questions still needed to be asked about how the 7 July suicide bombings happened.
"It's made apparent how MI5 fails to stop attacks even when in possession of intelligence because of bureaucratic inertia," he said.
Mr Shayler, of Middlesbrough, was jailed for six months in 2002 for revealing intelligence service information to a newspaper.
He said he had been motivated by a desire to expose abuses of power by the intelligence services.