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
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“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
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
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