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Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 16:26
Indonesia Prepares To Execute 14 Drug Convicts
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Fourteen prisoners on death row, including inmates from Nigeria, Pakistan, India and South Africa, and four Indonesians, have been moved to isolation holding cells on Nusa Kambangan.

The prison island off Central Java is the site where two rounds of executions were conducted last year: six prisoners were killed in January and eight, including Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumuran, in April.

Ostensibly hoping to avoid the international outcry that surrounded those executions, the government is yet to formally announce the specifics of the third round, stating only that it is fast approaching.

However, it is understood that after the diplomatic strain that followed the executions of 14 inmates last year, nationals from the US and Britain, including Britons Lindsay Sandiford and Gareth Cashmore, and American Frank will not face the firing squad this round.

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