Julie Bishop speaks out against death penalty as Indonesian executions loom

By Jewel Topsfield
Updated July 28 2016 - 5:26am, first published July 27 2016 - 1:44pm
Police oversee preparations for the executions in Cilacap, the closest town to Nusakambangan where the prisoners will be shot.

 Photo: Wagino
Police oversee preparations for the executions in Cilacap, the closest town to Nusakambangan where the prisoners will be shot. Photo: Wagino
Police oversee preparations for the executions in Cilacap, the closest town to Nusakambangan where the prisoners will be shot.

 Photo: Wagino
Police oversee preparations for the executions in Cilacap, the closest town to Nusakambangan where the prisoners will be shot. Photo: Wagino
Pakistani death row prisoner Zulfiqar Ali was transferred from hospital to Nusakambangan ahead of his planned execution. 
 Photo: Wagino
Pakistani death row prisoner Zulfiqar Ali was transferred from hospital to Nusakambangan ahead of his planned execution. Photo: Wagino
Police prepare for the imminent executions of prisoners at Nusakambangan.  Photo: Wagino
Police prepare for the imminent executions of prisoners at Nusakambangan. Photo: Wagino

Cilacap: Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has stressed Australia's opposition to the death penalty to Indonesia as the nation counts down the hours until it executes about 14 convicted drug felons.

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