Indonesia hopes to announce execution date for 10 drug convicts 'soon'

April 23, 2015 4:44 PM

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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities said on Thursday they hoped to announce soon the date of the execution of a group of drug convicts after the highest court rejected the final appeals of all but one.

More than half of the 10 prisoners facing the firing squad are foreign nationals, and the case has strained Jakarta's relations with Australia, France and Brazil.

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