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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."

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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.

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