Users' questions

Who else was executed with the Bali Nine?

Who else was executed with the Bali Nine?

Bali Nine

Andrew Chan Si Yi Chen Michael Czugaj Renae Lawrence Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen Matthew Norman Scott Rush Martin Stephens Myuran Sukumaran
Criminal penalty Lawrence: 20 years’ imprisonment, only served 14 Chen, Czugaj, Nguyen, Norman, Rush and Stephens: Life imprisonment Chan, Sukumaran: Death penalty

Has Lindsay Sandiford been executed yet?

Sandiford applied for a presidential pardon in December 2014. In 2015 she recruited Indonesian lawyers for an attempt to seek a retrial on her behalf. No date had been set for her execution as of August 2017. In February 2018 she was still in Kerobokan Prison in Bali.

What is the penalty for drug trafficking in Indonesia?

death penalty
The death penalty is retained as punishment in Indonesia and as well as being imposed in murder cases, it is frequently applied to drug offences. The last known executions to be carried out in Indonesia were in 2016 when four men, including three foreign nationals were executed by firing squad for drug trafficking.

Are any of the Bali 9 still alive?

Bali Nine member Martin Stephens, 45, also serving a life sentence, is in a jail in Malang in East Java. Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen, who was at the same jail, died of cancer in 2018. Lawrence was released in 2018 and has returned to Australia.

When was the last execution in Indonesia?

There were no executions in 2017 and 2018 and none have been scheduled for 2019, possibly as a result of intense and widespread international criticism the Indonesian government had to face for carrying out the last executions.

Are the Bali 9 still alive?

Where is Lindsay Sandiford now?

Lindsay Sandiford is now 64, having spent over eight years on death row in Bali. She was given the death sentence in January 2013 after being caught with 10lb of cocaine on a flight from Bangkok to Bali.

Does Indonesia use the death penalty?

Capital punishment is a legal penalty in Indonesia. Although the death penalty is enforced only sometimes in grave cases of premeditated murder, it is regularly applied to some drug traffickers. Executions are carried out by firing squad.

Does Indonesia still have death penalty?

Indonesia has been criticised nationally and internationally for its use of the death penalty. Critics argue the death penalty does not deter crime and there has never been any solid empirical evidence suggesting it can. Globally only a small number of states still execute.