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Executions Of Bali Nine Ringleaders Appear To Be Imminent

Embassy representatives summoned to Cilacap.

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The executions of the two leaders of the Bali Nine drug syndicate appear to be imminent.

Representatives from the Australian embassy in Indonesia has been summoned to Clicap where the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be carried out.
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Representatives from the Australian embassy in Indonesia has been summoned to Clicap where the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be carried out.

Indonesia will give the two men 72 hours notice before the execution.

The prosecutor in charge of the execution has received an order to carry out the death sentence, Fairfax reports. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Attorney-General's department have been contacted for comment.
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The prosecutor in charge of the execution has received an order to carry out the death sentence, Fairfax reports.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Attorney-General's department have been contacted for comment.

Representatives from other nations with prisoners on death row have also been summoned.

Typically, once the embassies are contacted, they will be formally informed of the execution date, and the prisoners will be dead within three days. Ten people from eight nations are expected to be executed, including one woman, who was transferred to Nusakambangan island - known as “Death Island” - this morning. Officials had previously said that the woman, Mary Jane Veloso from the Philippines, would only be transferred to the island shortly before the executions, News Corp reports.
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Typically, once the embassies are contacted, they will be formally informed of the execution date, and the prisoners will be dead within three days.

Ten people from eight nations are expected to be executed, including one woman, who was transferred to Nusakambangan island - known as “Death Island” - this morning.

Officials had previously said that the woman, Mary Jane Veloso from the Philippines, would only be transferred to the island shortly before the executions, News Corp reports.

All avenues for appeal have been exhausted.

Chan and Sukumaran are on death row for their role as ringleaders of a drug syndicate which attempted to smuggle 8.3kg of heroin into Australia in 2005. The pair were sentenced to death in 2006, while their seven co-conspirators were all sentenced to life in prison. Lawyers for the pair have lodged a desperate, last-ditch appeal to Indonesia's constitutional court, but officials have repeatedly said that the two have no options left and have exhausted all possible avenues for appeal.
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Chan and Sukumaran are on death row for their role as ringleaders of a drug syndicate which attempted to smuggle 8.3kg of heroin into Australia in 2005.

The pair were sentenced to death in 2006, while their seven co-conspirators were all sentenced to life in prison.

Lawyers for the pair have lodged a desperate, last-ditch appeal to Indonesia's constitutional court, but officials have repeatedly said that the two have no options left and have exhausted all possible avenues for appeal.