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Australian envoy's return to Indonesia shows his recall was futile

Jun 12, 2015 - 12:11 PM

Recalling Grigson was not only futile but further damaged already fragile ties with Indonesia writes Rebecca Strating

Australia defends Jakarta envoy's return after executions

Jun 10, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Australia s ambassador to Indonesia has resumed his post after a 6 week absence

FOREIGN AFFAIRS. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop (R) meets Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Paul Grigson in Perth, Australia, after Grigson was recalled from Jakarta over the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. Photo by EPA

Hundreds mourn Australian executed in Indonesia

May 09, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Under unimaginable circumstances Myuran was making the most potent and powerful anti death penalty images the world has seen in a long long time

People sign a book of remembrance before attending the funeral of convicted Bali Nine drug smuggler Myuran Sukumaran in Castle Hill, Sydney, Australia, May 9, 2015. Photo by David Moir/EPA

Executed Australian's mother writes emotional letter to Indonesian leader

May 07, 2015 - 8:11 PM

Think for a second one of your children is tied to post and men are lined up in front of them and the fear he would have felt and then your child is shot through the heart

ON DEATH ROW. Australian drug smuggling suspects Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) inside a holding cell waiting for their trial at Denpasar District Court in Bali, Indonesia, in February 2006. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Australian police defend alerting Indonesia to 'Bali Nine'

May 04, 2015 - 12:10 PM

Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin said he regrets that Indonesia executed the men but does not believe he owes Chan and Sukumaran s families an apology

NOT SORRY. Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Andrew Colvin speaks to the media during a press conference in Canberra, Australia, May 4, 2015. Lukas Coch/EPA

Menilik hukuman mati

May 03, 2015 - 11:11 AM

Menurut jurnalis ini fokus ke solusi nyata akar masalah harus menjadi lebih penting daripada sensasi hukuman mati

Terpidana mati asal Australia Andrew Chan dan Myuran Sukumaran. Foto oleh EPA

Bodies of Australians executed in Indonesia arrive home

May 02, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Reports say the bodies of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are on the flight which touched down in Sydney early Saturday and also carried their respective relatives

BALI NINE. Australian drug traffickers Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) are seen in a holding cell in Denpasar, Bali, in 2006. File photo by AFP

Protes eksekusi, dosen di Australia minta mahasiswa Indonesia keluar kelas

May 01, 2015 - 6:28 PM

Dosen tersebut sudah meminta maaf Ia bilang tak ada maksud untuk mendiskriminasi siapapun

BALI NINE. Terpidana mati asal Australia, Andrew Chan dan Myuran Sukumaran, berada di dalam penjara ketika sedang menanti sidang di Bali, 2006. Foto oleh AFP

Indonesia sympathy over executions a good sign for ties: Australia

May 01, 2015 - 12:35 PM

It s a sign that decent people in Indonesia appreciate the anger that Australians feel at these cruel and unnecessary deaths says Abbott

GRIM. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, April 28, 2015. Lukas Coch/EPA

Australian gallery removes Widodo portrait after executions

May 01, 2015 - 10:51 AM

National Portrait Gallery director Angus Trumble says he had the photographic portrait of Widodo removed given the strength of feeling about the executions

ANGER AT WIDODO? A child holds stickers of a campaign to save two Australian citizens from death sentence, in Bali, Indonesia, 31 January 2015. Photo by J.Chris/EPA

Indonesia must investigate claims of corruption in execution cases

Apr 30, 2015 - 6:49 PM

Doubts about a fair trial abound in most of the cases of those who were executed early Chan and Sukumaran were not the only ones whose trial processes are controversial

An Indonesian girl walks past pictures of executed Australian death-row prisoners Andrew Chan (R) and Myuran Sukumaran (C), and Indonesian Zainal Abidin, on display at Saint Carolus funeral home in Jakarta, Indonesia, 29 April 2015. Photo by Bagus Indahono/EPA

Briton on Indonesia death row fears execution soon

Apr 30, 2015 - 3:34 PM

Sandiford claims she was coerced into trafficking and her family recently launched a fundraising drive to raise the money needed to lodge an appeal

A British drug trafficking convict on death row, identified as Lindsay Sandiford, seen at the court during her trial at Denpasar district court in Bali, Indonesia, 20 December 2012. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Mulya Lubis: Defender of Chan-Sukumaran and human rights in Indonesia

Apr 29, 2015 - 6:37 PM

There would have been no one better than Lubis to defend the young Australians on death row

An Indonesian girl walks past pictures of executed Australian death-row prisoners Andrew Chan (R) and Myuran Sukumaran (C), and Indonesian Zainal Abidin, on display at Saint Carolus funeral home in Jakarta, Indonesia, 29 April 2015. Photo by Bagus Indahono/EPA

Mary Jane Veloso back in Yogyakarta prison

Apr 29, 2015 - 12:21 PM

Veloso is back at the Wirongunan Penitentiary after an 11th hour reprieve

Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on April 21, 2015. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Indonesia defends executions after convicts die singing

Apr 29, 2015 - 12:10 PM

UPDATED Indonesian attorney general: We are fighting a war against horrible drug crimes that threaten our nation s survival

'WHY GO?' A hand painted sign left is seen outside the Indonesian Consulate in Maroubra, Sydney, Australia, April 29, 2015. Dan Himbrechts/EPA

Australia to recall ambassador over Indonesia executions – Abbott

Apr 29, 2015 - 8:01 AM

Abbott: We respect Indonesia s sovereignty but we do deplore what s been done and this cannot be simply business as usual

GRIM. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, April 28, 2015. Lukas Coch/EPA

Australian condemnation after Indonesia execution reports

Apr 29, 2015 - 4:23 AM

A top official from Australia s foreign ministry called the death penalty an abuse of state power after the reported execution of two Australian drug convicts in Indonesia

STILL HOPING. Letters made out of flowers reading 'Keep Hope Alive' seen at a vigil for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukamaran, the two Australians in Indonesia's death-row, in Sydney, Australia, 27 April 2015. Photo by Dan Himbrechts / Australia and New Zealand Out / EPA

Indonesia executes foreign drug convicts, defying global anger

Apr 29, 2015 - 4:10 AM

UPDATED Indonesia on Wednesday executed 7 foreign drug convicts including two Australians by firing squad despite a storm of international anger but a Filipina was spared at the 11th hour

WAITING. Michael Chan (C), the brother of Australian death-row prisoner Andrew Chan, walk at Wijayapura port accompanied by family members and embassy officials as they visit Nusakambangan prison island, in Cilacap, Indonesia, 28 April 2015. Photo by Adi Weda / EPA

Mary Jane Veloso execution delayed

Apr 29, 2015 - 1:39 AM

UPDATED Eight other death row convicts – 7 of them foreigners – were put to death after midnight local time Veloso s execution was delayed due to a last minute plea from the Philippine government

Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso, wearing an Indonesian traditional costume, poses during a fashion show to mark Indonesian woman's emancipation Kartini day at Wirogunan prison in Yogyakarta, Indonesia April 21, 2015. File photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

Australia, EU, France urge Indonesia to cancel executions – statement

Apr 28, 2015 - 9:56 PM

We fully respect the sovereignty of Indonesia But we are against the death penalty in our country and abroad

Filipino protesters stage a demonstration as they wait for the imminent execution of a Filipino mother, in front of the Indonesian embassy in Makati city, south of Manila, Philippines, April 28, 2015. Francis R. Malasig/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Countdown in Cilacap

Apr 28, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Scenes from the final moments before the executions of the 9 death row inmates in Indonesia

Photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Anguished families make 'last visit' before Indonesia executions

Apr 28, 2015 - 11:47 AM

Australian media has published photos of crosses that will be used for their coffins inscribed with the date 29 04 2015

Mantan napi bertobat berkat terpidana mati asal Australia

Apr 27, 2015 - 5:34 PM

Indonesia akan dicatat dalam sejarah akan dikenang sebagai sebuah bangsa yang kehilangan belas kasihan kehilangan nilai kemanusiaan kita

Matius Arif Mirdjaja (tengah) bersama Andrew Chan (kiri) dan Myuran Sukumaran. Foto milik Matius Mirdjaja

Indonesia does need the death penalty to deter drug traffickers

Apr 27, 2015 - 2:21 PM

Indonesia’s anti drug policy that enforces the death penalty for drug traffickers is in line with international law

ON DEATH ROW. Australian drug smuggling suspects Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) inside a holding cell waiting for their trial at Denpasar District Court in Bali, Indonesia, in February 2006. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Harapan terakhir para terpidana mati

Apr 27, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Para terpidana mati menyatakan keinginan terakhir mereka: Menikah di penjara melukis sampai akhir hayat sampai di mana mereka ingin dimakamkan

BALI NINE. Australian drug traffickers Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) the ringleaders of the 'Bali Nine' drug ring, are seen in a holding cell while awaiting court trial in Bali in 2006. Photo by AFP

Indonesia wRap: 27 April 2015

Apr 27, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Eksekusi mati Ray Sahetapy patung Gus Dur Maroon 5 dan semua yang kamu lewatkan akhir pekan kemarin

Saudara Mary Jane Veloso, Christopher Veloso, berdemonstrasi di depan kedutaan besar Indonesia di Makati, Filipina, 24 April 2015. Foto oleh EPA

World condemns looming Indonesia executions

Apr 26, 2015 - 12:35 PM

UPDATED Indonesian foreign ministry: We note the statement by the UN but we also note that there was no similar statement made when recently two Indonesians were executed in Saudi Arabia

PREPARING FOR EXECUTION. Indonesian special police force secure the transfer of Filipino death-row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso to Nusa Kambangan prison as they arrive at Wijayapura port in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia, on April 24, 2015. Photo by Bayu Nur/EPA

Australia says executions of 2 nationals in Indonesia 'imminent'

Apr 25, 2015 - 8:28 PM

Nothing can be gained and much will be lost if these two young Australians are executed says Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

EXECUTIONS 'IMMINENT.' Australian Andrew Chan (R) and Myuran Sukumaran (L) inside a holding cell as they wait for their final appeal against their death sentence at Denpasar District Court in Bali, Indonesia, on 8 October 2010. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Families of death row inmates, fearing worst, head to Indonesia

Apr 24, 2015 - 3:44 PM

Diplomats said they had not been informed of when the group will be executed but the steps underway suggest that an announcement could be imminent

FAST FACTS: Executions in Indonesia

Apr 24, 2015 - 11:21 AM

This is how death row convicts are executed in Indonesia

DRILLS. Indonesian special police squad hold a drill ahead of the transfer of Australian death-row prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from Kerobokan Prison to Nusakambangan Prison in Denpasar, Bali, on February 27, 2015. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Indonesia court rejects death penalty for 2 drug smugglers

Apr 20, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Sentencing a defendant is not about revenge but more a form of education and lesson so that in the future the defendant won t conduct another criminal act

EXECUTED. Ambulances carrying the bodies of 5 drug convicts executed by firing squad at the Nusakambangan Island prison complex in Cilacap, Central Java, on January 18, 2015. Photo by EPA

Hukuman mati dua penyelundup narkoba asal Iran dibatalkan

Apr 20, 2015 - 8:28 PM

Hakim PT Bandung mengatakan bahwa alasan pembatalan hukuman mati karena penjatuhan pidana bukan pembalasan tapi pembinaan dan pembelajaran

Dua terpidana mati kasus narkoba asal Australia, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, mengajukan uji materi UU Grasi ke MK. Foto oleh Made Nagi/EPA

Dua terpidana mati Australia ajukan uji materi ke MK

Apr 11, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Dua terpidana mati kasus narkoba asal Australia mengajukan uji materi UU Grasi ke Mahkamah Konstitusi MK Akankah ini kembali menunda eksekusi?

Dua terpidana mati kasus narkoba asal Australia, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, mengajukan uji materi UU Grasi ke MK. Foto oleh Made Nagi/EPA

Indonesia death row, Roxas on Binay, William and Kate | The wRap

Apr 10, 2015 - 8:27 PM

A Filipina and two Australians on Indonesian death row ask for another case review Mar Roxas says he will not be Jojo Binay’s running mate Prince William and Duchess Kate prepare for their second child

Indonesia, negeri pecinta mati

Apr 10, 2015 - 12:06 PM

Pengedar narkoba bukan orang suci tapi layakkah mereka dihukum mati?

Sebuah potret Presiden Jokowi yang dilukis oleh terpidana mati asal Australia Myuran Sukumaran. Foto oleh EPA

Australia doing 'everything it can' for Bali death row pair

Apr 08, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Tony Abbott says he has spoken to Jokowi again about the Bali Nine pair

BILATERAL TIES. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (L) is greeted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo shortly before a meeting at the presidential palace, in Jakarta on October 20, 2014. File photo by EPA

Indonesia wRap: 7 April 2015

Apr 07, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Jokowi cabut Perpres kontroversial 700 WNI di Yaman kembali ke Indonesia setelah terjebak perang saudara dan Badrodin segera jalan uji kepatutan dan kelayakan di Komisi III DPR

Jokowi berfoto di hadapan tumpukan dokumen saat masih menjabat sebagai Gubernur DKI Jakarta di kantornya, pada 19 Agustus 2014. Foto oleh Romeo Gacad/AFP

Indonesian court rejects death row Australians' appeal

Apr 06, 2015 - 3:13 PM

UPDATED Lawyers say they will file an application to the Constitutional Court but the Attorney General s Office says there will be no more delays to the executions

LAST BID. Australian Andrew Chan (R) and Myuran Sukumaran (C) seen in this 2010 file photo with their lawyer at the Denpasar District Court in Bali. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Indonesian court to rule Monday on death row Australians' appeal

Apr 01, 2015 - 3:34 PM

Verdicts on the appeals would be handed down on Monday

ON DEATH ROW. Australian drug smuggling suspects Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) inside a holding cell waiting for their trial at Denpasar District Court in Bali, Indonesia, in February 2006. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Jokowi: Jangan lihat eksekusi mati, lihat korban narkoba

Mar 17, 2015 - 12:36 PM

Jokowi tak gentar dengan tekanan luar untuk hentikan hukuman mati Ia berdalih lihat korban kejahatan narkoba dan keluarga mereka

Presiden Jokowi saat debat capres tahun 2014. Foto oleh EPA

Indonesia signals will not execute foreigners for at least 16 days

Mar 12, 2015 - 2:53 PM

UPDATED There has been no change of plans from the Indonesian Attorney General Office that all executions will be all at once

DRILLS. Indonesian special police squad hold a drill ahead of the transfer of Australian death-row prisoners from Kerobokan Prison to Nusakambangan Prison in Denpasar, Bali, on February 27, 2015. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Australia offers to pay for Bali pair's jail time if spared

Mar 12, 2015 - 10:05 AM

But the repeated calls for clemency is fraying ties between the neighbors with an Indonesian minister threatening Australia with tsunami of asylum seekers

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks during a press conference. File photo by EPA

Virgin's Branson appeals for clemency for Indonesia death row inmates

Mar 11, 2015 - 11:12 AM

Branson says studies show that treating drugs as a health issue rather than a criminal issue would dramatically improve Indonesia’s drugs problems

PORTRAIT. A painting by Bali Nine ringleader Myuran Sukumaran of President Jokowi Widodo, with the words on the back of the painting 'People can change'. Photo by EPA

Death row Australians in last-ditch bid to halt executions

Mar 09, 2015 - 9:06 AM

The Bali Nine pair s lawyers are appealing the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging Jokowi s rejection of their clemency request

DEATH PENALTY SUPPORT. Indonesian anti-drugs activists hold a rally in support of capital punishment at Wijayapura port near the Nusakambangan Prison Island on March 6, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Komisaris Tinggi HAM PBB desak Indonesia hentikan hukuman mati

Mar 07, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Komisi HAM PBB mendesak pemerintah Indonesia untuk hentikan hukuman mati bagi pengedar narkoba mengatakan narkoba bukan kejahatan paling serius

Juru Bicara Komisi HAM PBB Rupert Colville dalam jumpa pers di Islamabad, 2001. Foto oleh AFP.

Wife of Frenchman on Indonesia death row clings to hope

Mar 06, 2015 - 5:10 PM

Serge Atlaoui was arrested in an ecstasy lab in Jakarta but maintains he was installing industrial machinery in what he thought was an acrylics factory

STILL HOPING. Sabine Atlaoui, the wife of death-row prisoner Sergei Atlaoui of France, arrives at Wijayapura port for a visit to Nusakambangan prison island in Cilacap, Indonesia, on March 5, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Australia protests Indonesia's treatment of Bali Nine pair

Mar 06, 2015 - 8:27 AM

Photographs emerged from on board the plane including a smiling police official apparently posing for a selfie with Andrew Chan

Pemerintah tak setuju pertukaran tahanan Australia

Mar 05, 2015 - 5:48 PM

Menteri Luar Negeri Australia mengusulkan pertukaran tahanan dalam upaya mencegah eksekusi warganya

Terpidana mati asal Australia Andrew Chan dan Myuran Sukumaran sedang menanti sidang di Lapas Krobokan, Bali, 2010. Foto oleh Made Nagi/EPA

Indonesia rejects prisoner swap to save death row Australians

Mar 05, 2015 - 5:15 PM

Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo insisted the executions would go ahead and that the offer from Australia was not relevant

DRILLS. Indonesian special police squad hold a drill ahead of the transfer of Australian death-row prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from Kerobokan Prison to Nusakambangan Prison in Denpasar, Bali, on February 27, 2015. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

11th-hour bid to save Bali Nine duo: Australia floats prisoner swap

Mar 05, 2015 - 8:42 AM

Three Indonesians are in jail in Australia over a 1998 drug bust involving 390 kilograms of heroin

BIPARTISAN VIGIL. Australian Labour party and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten (C) and AUstralian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (R) attend a dawn candlelight vigil at Parliament House in Canberra for the Bali Nine pair on March 5, 2015. Photo by Mick Tsikas/EPA