The frenchman on Death Row got a last minute reprieve over an administrative matter. That leaves 9 who will be killed and the date is set for Wednesday. The coffins are in and the mortician was hand-stenciling the date "4/29/15 into them.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has rejected clemency appeals
An Indonesian firing squad is prepared to execute 10 prisoners who were charged and convicted of various drug-related crimes. Although international law limits the use of capital punishment, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has denied all appeals for clemency. Show More Summary
Families ask president Joko Widodo for mercy, days before their relatives are set to face firing squad for drug crimes.
Trending: Indonesia executions could happen in 72 hours http://t.co/YEwjnLnMZH pic.twitter.com/ntJ9EkTwPS — WGAL (@WGAL) April 27, 2015
England's Lee Westwood won the Asian Tour's Indonesia Masters for the third time Sunday, beating Thailand's Chapchai Nirat with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.
England's Lee Westwood wins Asian Tour's Indonesia Masters for the third time
World leaders have asked Indonesia to refrain from executing foreign drug traffickers, but the government has announced its intention to follow through on the punishment by firing squad as early as Tuesday of this week.
CILACAP, Indonesia (Reuters) - Relatives of several convicts on death row in Indonesia made emotional last-ditch appeals for mercy on Sunday, adding their voices to foreign governments and the head of the United Nations who called for the group of nine to be spared the firing squad.
UN chief asks for urgent moratorium on capital punishment as Indonesia prepares to execute nine for drug offences.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appealed to the country's government to not carry out the executions and to consider declaring a moratorium on capital punishment in Indonesia.
Nine people, most of them foreigners, are scheduled to go before firing squads in what is believed will be the largest mass execution in the nation in decades.
The two Australian drug smugglers sentenced to death in Indonesia were handed on Saturday a notice that they may be executed in 72 hours' time, Sky News broadcaster reported.
At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.
French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that Indonesia would face diplomatic consequences if it executes Frenchman Serge Atlaoui, who faces death over drug trafficking offenses.
Eight foreigners and one Indonesian notified they will face firing squad within days despite international condemnation.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Australian drug convicts were notified on Saturday that they will be executed by firing squad in 72 hours at the Indonesian prison island of Nusakambangan, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.
SYDNEY, Apr 25 (Reuters) - - Indonesia told Australia officials on Saturday that the execution of two Australian men would be “scheduled imminently”, Australian Foreign minister Julie Bishop said.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - A French death row inmate is not among the next round of drug convicts to be executed in Indonesia, a French embassy official said on Saturday.
Bye, bye, big yellow school buses. Hello, dirt paths, boats and scooters. Around the world, getting to school is not always as simple as hopping on a quick bus or train ride. In places like Indonesia, children walk through fields of rice to get to school. Show More Summary