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How Indonesia carries out executions

Under Law No. 2/1964 on execution procedures, a prosecutor is tasked with leading an execution. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has allocated around Rp 200 million (US$15,500) for the cost of executing each person. 512 more words


What did Mary Jane Veloso write on her appeal for pardon?

“Grant me a pardon from the death penalty.”

This was the appeal of doomed Filipina maid Mary Jane Veloso to Indonesian President Joko Widodo in a letter she wrote on April 16. 251 more words


Veloso execution set on April 28, say ma, lawyers

Mary Jane Veloso has received the notice that her execution is set on April 28, her lawyers and her mother Celia who are in Indonesia have confirmed. 242 more words


Veloso reunites with children, parents on execution island

Filipina deathrow convict Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso will reunite with her children and parents Saturday after Indonesian authorities allowed her  immediate family’s first visit to Nusakambangan, known as Indonesia’s execution island where inmates are about to face the 12-member firing squad. 438 more words


Profiles of foreigners on death row in Indonesia

Nine foreign drug convicts are set to be executed in Indonesia after losing all appeals for clemency.

Here are brief profiles of some of the inmates, who include two from Australia, one each from Brazil, France and the Philippines. 518 more words


Gone in 60 seconds

All tickets made available online for the May 2 bout between undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao were sold out in just 60 seconds on Friday. 74 more words


Indonesia orders execution of Mary Jane Veloso and 9 others

By RIE TAKUMI,GMA News April 24, 2015 3:55pm

(Updated 5:01 p.m.) The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) of Indonesia released a letter ordering the execution… 307 more words