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Myuran Sukumaran’s last days before execution were his most powerful

January 29, 2017 7:30 am
Myuran Sukumaran’s last days before execution were his most powerful

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in a holding cell in 2006. Photo / Getty Images Myuran Sukumaran was furious. In just a few hours he would face the firing squad on the prison island of Nusakambangan, otherwise known as Indonesia’s notorious “death island”. Along with “mastermind” pal Andrew Chan, they […]

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Bali Nine: Indonesia gears up final preparations for executions as families wail in grief

April 28, 2015 2:40 pm
Bali Nine: Indonesia gears up final preparations for executions as families wail in grief

Indonesia made final preparations Tuesday to execute eight foreigners by firing squad, as family members wailed in grief during last visits to their loved ones and ambulances carrying white coffins arrived at the drug convicts’ prison. Relatives of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the Australian ringleaders of the so-called “Bali […]

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How Indonesia is cutting execution costs to $20,000 of Australian Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

March 5, 2015 8:29 am
How Indonesia is cutting execution costs to $20,000 of Australian Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

The executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will cost about AUSD $20,000 apiece. Photo / Getty Images Indonesia has allocated around AUS $20,000 (NZD $20,700) for each prisoner in its ‘execution budget’ to kill Australian Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran this weekend and chose Nusakambangan Island […]

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‘Earlier the better’: Indonesia moves for swift executions of two prisoners

February 24, 2015 6:05 am
‘Earlier the better’: Indonesia moves for swift executions of two prisoners

It’s “very likely” Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan will be moved from their Bali jail cells for execution this week, Bali’s chief prosecutor says. Momock Bambang Samiarso says he’s only waiting on the green light from Nusakambangan, the jail island where the executions will take place. “What we want […]

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Give Australian death-row prisoners life: Vigils held for Bali Nine pair set for execution

February 19, 2015 8:58 am
Give Australian death-row prisoners life: Vigils held for Bali Nine pair set for execution

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran say they’re blessed despite their death sentences. Ampuni – meaning mercy – vigils for the Bali Nine pair have been held across Australia. The convicted drug traffickers are due to face the firing squad in Indonesia this month despite repeated pleas from the Australian government. […]

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Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott cites ‘legal options’ amid Bali Nine corruption claims

February 16, 2015 4:20 am
Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott cites ‘legal options’ amid Bali Nine corruption claims

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan wait in a holding cell in Bali in 2005. Photo / Getty   Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott has said there are still “legal options available” in the case of two Australians on death row in Indonesia. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were convicted […]

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