Indonesia prepares to transfer Philippines drug convict for execution

March 27, 2015 10:14 AM

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Indonesia prepares to transfer Philippines drug convict for execution

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is preparing to move a Filipina death row inmate for execution after she lost her appeal in the Supreme Court earlier this week, the attorney general's spokesman said on Friday.

The planned executions of Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso and nine other mostly foreign drug traffickers has drawn international criticism after repeated pleas for mercy from the United Nations and various governments have gone unheeded by President Joko Widodo.

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