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2 Australians and others Set To Be Executed In Indonesia For Drug Offenses

Indonesia is set to execute by terminating squad nine outsiders and an Indonesian captured for drug trafficking.

As per ABC news,they are 2 Australians Andrew Chan, 31, and Myuran Sukumaran, 33, who are presently in a Bali correctional facility, Raheem Agbaje Salami, 45, a  Nigerian national who was born in Cordova, Spain, and 30-year-old Filipina Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso.

The four convicts being transferred, two Nigerians and four men from Brazil, France, Ghana and Indonesia will be executed one after the other by a terminating squad on the prison island off Indonesia’s main island of Java. The Nigerians face execution after their forgiveness appeals were dismissed by Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo a month ago, said Attorney General’s office representative Tony Spontana.

They are Silvester Obiekwe Nwolise, 39, and Okwudili Oyatanze, 40, whose forgiveness was dismisses after he was discovered running drug transactions from behind bars. Jokowi has gotten telephone calls from some outside pioneers asking that the executions be scratched off,  but rejected their requests. He vowed not to grant mercy to drug offenders because Indonesia is suffering a “drug emergency.”

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has approached Indonesia to “reciprocate” for Australia’s $1 billion aid package after the 2004 tsunami by saving his two countrymen. Indonesia executed six drug convicts including nonnatives in January. More than 130 individuals are on death sentence, including 57 drug convicts.

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