Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

March 6, 2015 12:48 AM

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Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia has complained about the treatment of two drug smugglers, who face execution in Indonesia, and wants to lodge a formal protest after photographs were published of a smiling police chief with the men, officials said on Friday.

The planned executions of Myuran Sukumaran, 33, and Andrew Chan, 31, have ramped up diplomatic tension between Australia and Indonesia after repeated pleas for mercy on their behalf. They are among a group of up to 11 convicts, mostly foreigners, due to be executed soon on the prison island of Nusak...

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