Foreign Office 'strongly objects' to the death penalty

Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire has told the Commons that the Government "strongly objects to the death penalty" imposed on Lindsay Sandiford for drug trafficking in Indonesia.

Sandiford covers her face as she leaves the court
Sandiford covers her face as she leaves the court Credit: Reuters

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Brit facing firing squad appeals

Lindsay Sandiford's lawyer says her sentence is "not fair" and has launched an appeal after her conviction for drug smuggling in Bali.