Plea to Indonesia as 14 await “imminent” execution

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The executions are reportedly due to take place at a high security prison in the coming days. Photo UN Photo Martine Perret

Fourteen people reportedly face imminent execution in Indonesia, the majority for drug crimes, the UN's top human rights official said Wednesday.

In an appeal to the Indonesian authorities, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has called for a moratorium on the death penalty to be reinstated immediately.

UN Human Rights Office spokesperson Jeremy Laurence outlined the High Commissioner's concerns to Daniel Johnson.

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