Eight drug traffickers who were executed in Indonesia last night were buried and details from their last minutes before being executed have been
released to the media. Out of the night row inmates, only one a woman from Philippine was spared.
According to the pastors who spent the final hours with Andrew
Chan, Myuran Sukumaran and the other 6 death row inmates declined to
wear blindfolds and were singing as they were shot by a 13-member firing
squad in the
early hours of Wednesday morning.
The 8 men chose to face their executioners and spent their last minutes
on earth praising God and singing songs which included ‘Amazing Grace’.
On Wednesday morning, Pastor Christie Buckingham – who read Chan and
Sukumaran their last rites – said the 8 death row inmates walked out
onto the killing field singing religious songs in the
moments before they were executed.
Pastor Buckingham said the men conducted themselves with ‘dignity and
strength until the end’. Another pastor, Karina de Vega, said it was a
|The bodies being carried to be buried|