Friday, January 16, 2015

Execution of death penalty, the Bali Nine awaiting presidential clemency decisions

Attorney General formally announced plans execution of six death row inmates who have committed crimes of narcotics on January 18, 2015. The execution of the first wave will be carried out in the prison complex, Cilacap, Central Java, for those sentenced, and the other one in Boyolali.


They consist of four men and two women. One of them would be shot to death the executor in Boyolali. Embassy of the country of origin of the person sentenced to death has received notification of the Attorney General regarding the plan of execution of the death penalty. While technically, the Attorney General has also contacted all agencies and institutions related to the smoothness and safety of execution.

The following six death row inmates name it:

  1. Ang Kiem Soei aka Kim Ho aka ance Tahir alias Tommi Wijaya, male, Dutch citizen
  2. Rani Andriani aka Melisa Aprilia, women, citizens of Indonesia, Cianjur, West Java
  3. Namaona Denis, men, citizens of Malawi
  4. Marcho Archer Cardoso Moreira, men, citizens of Brazil
  5. Daniel Enemuo aka Diarrssaouba, men, citizens of Nigeria
  6. Tran Thi Bich Hanh Binti Dinh Hoang, women, citizens of Vietnam.
The execution of six death row inmates was made after their clemency petition was rejected by President Joko Widodo on December 30, 2014. The firing squads, the clergy, and the doctor was prepared. Execution will be carried out simultaneously without waiting for each other.

Attorney General stated, execution of an Australian citizen, a member of a drug syndicate, "Bali Nine", Myuran Sukumaran, still waiting for a pardon from one another convict, Andrew Chan.

Myuran Sukumaran, members of the Bali Nine, now still in prison Krobokan, Bali. Clemency petition has been rejected by the president, is now awaiting a decision for clemency from Andrew Chan.

Bali Nine is a term for nine Australian citizens who tried to smuggle 8.2 kilograms of heroin from Australia. They were arrested on April 17, 2005 in Bali. The nine men were Andrew Chan, Myuran Sukumaran, Si Yi Chen, Michael Czugaj, Renae Lawrence, Tach Duc Thanh Nguyen, Matthew Norman, Scott Rush, and Martin Stephens.

Denpasar District Court sentenced Lawrence, Czugaj, Stephens, and Rush with life imprisonment. The Sukumaran and Chan executed.