Lindsay Sandiford

850 Brits 'Banged-Up Abroad' For Drug Offences

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

Hundreds of Britons are locked up in squalid conditions overseas, without trial, for drug related offences that could carry a possible death penalty, ...

Former PCSO Faces Death Penalty Over Drug Trafficking In Indonesia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A former police community support officer is facing the death penalty is facing the death penalty after admitting trafficking 1.4kg (3lb) of crystal m...

Lindsay Sandiford Loses Death Sentence Appeal

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK

The British grandmother sentenced to death for trafficking drugs into Bali has had her appeal rejected. Indonesia's supreme court ruled in a "unani...

The Government's Shameful Treatment of Lindsay Sandiford

Dr Bharat Malkani | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Bharat Malkani

It is shameful that the Government is not taking all the steps that it can to prevent a British national from being executed for drug offences, and it will be yet another stain on our moral and legal reputation worldwide if Mrs Sandiford is executed following the Government's inaction.

Death Row Grandmother Appeals Bali Drugs Sentence

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK

A British grandmother facing the death penalty for drug smuggling in Bali has lodged an appeal at Indonesia's Supreme Court, human rights campaigners ...

British Government 'Condoning Death Penalty'

Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

A British grandmother facing the death penalty in Bali after being convicted of drug smuggling said she feels let down by the British government. L...

Fundraiser To Help Save Grandmother On Death Row In Bali Reaches Target

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK

A fundraising page set up to pay for British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford on death row in Indonesia has reached its target of £8,000. The 56-yea...

Lindsey Sandiford Loses Appeal Against Government

PA | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford, 56, has lost her appeal over a UK government refusal to fund her legal challenge against a death sentence impos...

'Would You Like This £6,000 Jumper, Mr Burt? It's Your Colour'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford, currently on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling, has accused the UK government of heartlessness concerni...

Lindsay Sandiford Loses Bali Death Sentence Appeal

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford has lost her appeal against her death sentence in Bali for drug trafficking, a Bali High Court spokesman told th...

Executions in Indonesia: Sacrifices to the False God of Deterrence

Clive Stafford Smith | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK
Clive Stafford Smith

Earlier in March, Indonesian authorities carried convicted drug courier Adami Wilson, a Nigerian, to a remote location and executed him by firing squad. Wilson had complained that he had paid what he had been told was the necessary bribe to secure commutation of his sentence, but the promised mercy never came. He was executed in part because he admitted to corruption.

Jessica Elgot

'If The British Government Won't Pay, The People Will'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK

The British grandmother sentenced to death in Indonesia who could not afford to finance an appeal will have lawyers paid by donations from a Just Givi...

Drug Smuggling Grandmother Loses High Court Battle

PA | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford has lost a High Court battle over a UK government refusal to fund her appeal against a death sentence imposed by...

Lawyers For Death Row Grandmother Challenge UK Government

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

UPDATE The High Court was told that a notice of appeal was filed with Indonesian officials earlier this week and she was given a 14-day deadline to...

'We Might Miss The Chance To Save Lindsay From Firing Squad'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

The sister of Lindsay Sandiford, the British grandmother sentenced to death by firing squad in Bali last week, fears that she cannot be saved from exe...

British Grandmother Sentenced To Death In Indonesia To Sue Foreign Office

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

The British grandmother sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Indonesia is to sue the Foreign Office over their alleged failure to support an app...

The World's Largest Opium Supplier, and the Truth Behind Drug Trafficking Death Sentences

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

Those in favour of capital punishment point out that if it's so obvious it's worse than life imprisonment, then this harsher consequence should logically be a stronger deterrent to criminals. This is a major justification for the death penalty.

Two Britons Face Death Sentence In Indonesia

PA | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

Lindsay Sandiford is the second British citizen to be sentenced to death for drug offences in Indonesia in recent months, according to human rights ca...

Jessica Elgot

Indonesia's Drug Executions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

The death sentence upon British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford for drug trafficking in Indonesia has sent shockwaves through the international human ri...

British Grandmother Sentenced To Death In Indonesia

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford has been sentenced to death in Indonesia for drug trafficking. Sandiford, originally from Redcar in Teesside,...

'My Children Were In Danger'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

A British woman on trial in Indonesia for drug trafficking is expected to tell a court on Monday that she only became involved because "the lives of m...

British Grandmother Could Face 15 Years In Jail For Drug-Smuggling In Bali

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

A British woman is facing 15 years in jail in Bali for her alleged role in a cocaine smuggling ring. Prosecutors have asked for the sentence if Lin...

'I Thought More About The Consequences If I Didn't Do It'

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

Lindsay Sandiford, the British housewife who faces the death penalty for smuggling £1.6million of cocaine in her luggage, admits that she knew she wa...

'I Can't Eat Or Sleep': British Woman Arrested On Suspicion Of Drug Trafficking Speaks Out

Posted 02.06.2012 | UK

The British mother arrested in Bali on suspicion of drug trafficking has told how she cannot eat or sleep. Rachel Dougall, 38, has been hospitalise...

British Mother Held In Bali Over Drugs 'Taken To Hospital'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

A British woman being held over a £1.6 million cocaine haul in Indonesia has been taken to hospital, according to reports. Rachel Dougall, who is ...