Tag: Brazil

Executed Brazilian convict unaware he was going to be shot until chained

The Brazilian drug convict who was executed in Indonesia this week was unaware he was going to die until he was chained and led to a shooting range to be shot, a priest who counseled him said Thursday.   Continue reading “Executed Brazilian convict unaware he was going to be shot until chained”

Indonesian authorities hint execution of drug convicts imminent, summon embassies

Jakarta – The Attorney General’s office said Friday it has issued a letter ordering the execution of 10 drug convicts and embassy officials have been requested to travel to Nusakambangan prison island at the weekend.  Continue reading “Indonesian authorities hint execution of drug convicts imminent, summon embassies”

European Union says imminent execution of drug convicts “regrettable”

Jakarta – The European Union on Thursday criticized Indonesia’s plan to execute 10 drug convicts, saying that the death penalty was not a solution to the country’s growing drug problem. Continue reading “European Union says imminent execution of drug convicts “regrettable””