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"The potential human cost of the death penalty in a country with an imperfect and corruptible judicial system, and whether the committing of any crime can ever justify forfeiting their right to life."

Messages from the condemned prisoners on the back of one of Sukumaran’s final paintings. One of Sukumaran’s final requests was that he be allowed to continue to paint until the very end. Despite immense pressure from the international community, the Indonesian government executed eight death row prisoners in the early hours of 29 April morning on Nusakambangan prison island near Cilacap in Central Java. This second wave of killings followed the execution of six drug convicts earlier this year. Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso of the Philippines was spared at the very last minute after a woman who allegedly recruited her