This woman may be next to be shot to death in Indonesia


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  • Thursday, 05 May 2016

(FILES) In this file photograph taken on February 14, 2006, Australian drug traffickers Andrew Chan (L) and Myuran Sukumaran (R) the ringleaders of the "Bali Nine" drug ring, look on from a holding cell while awaiting a court trial in Denpasar on Bali island. An Indonesian court on April 6, 2015 rejected the appeals by Australian drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran facing imminent execution. AFP PHOTO / FILES / JEWEL SAMAD

Indonesia is preparing to execute several prisoners, a police official said on Wednesday, though authorities have not said if foreigners will be among them, a year after the execution of foreign drug traffickers drew widespread condemnation.

President Joko Widodo's administration has pledged to resume executions by firing squad at a prison on Nusakambangan Island, despite criticism from rights groups and foreign governments.

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