"Lindsay's acknowledged that she did her crime, but the punishment is not fair and not proportionate"

A woman from Redcar facing a firing squad in Indonesia has lodged an appeal against her death sentence.

Lindsay Sandiford was convicted last month of smuggling nearly five kilos of cocaine onto the island of Bali.

Judges refused to consider that she had helped the police to catch other members of the drugs gang when deciding her sentence.

Her new lawyer, who handed appeal papers to the court today, says that wasn't a fair decision.

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Lindsay Sandiford appeal

A grandmother from Teesside is appealing against her conviction for drug smuggling in Bali. Lindsay Sandiford currently faces death by firing squad for smuggling over ten pounds of cocaine onto the island.