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Heartbreaking Words From Bali 9 Pair's Lawyer After Deaths

"I failed. I lost. I am sorry."

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Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran's lawyer, Todung Mulya Lubis, sent two heartbreaking tweets shortly after the two men were executed in Indonesia overnight.

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Todung Mulya Lubis displays recent paintings done in prison by Myuran Sukumaran at the Nusakambangan port in Cilacap.

At 4am AEST – approximately 25 minutes after the executions were carried out – he tweeted, "I failed. I lost."

Two minutes later, at the time the men were declared dead, he tweeted, "I am sorry."

The tweets were met with an outpouring of support for Todung Mulya Lubis, with many praising his efforts.

@TodungLubis You did not fail. You succeeded in showing that life is worth fighting for and the death penalty in all cases is wrong #respect


@TodungLubis My love condolences and prayers are with you. I am so sorry. Our friends are gone but I promise NOT IN VAIN.

@TodungLubis : Oh, dear Sir, you did not fail. You did everything you possibly could - and with grace, strength and humanity. Bless you.

@TodungLubis pak you inspire indonesians that we can be better human beings even if the odds are not in our favour. terima kasih.