Andrew Chan

Andrew chan (born 12 January 1984), an Australian citizen, was convicted in Indonesia for drug trafficking as a member of the Bali Nine. In 2005, Chan was arrested at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar. According to court testimonies of convicted drug mules, Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, were the alleged co-ringleaders of the heroin smuggling operation from Indonesia to Australia. After a criminal trial, on 14 February 2006 Chan was sentenced to execution by firing squad by the Denpasar District Court.

Chan is currently in Kerobokan Prison awaiting execution, unless he is granted clemency by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. After lodging an appeal against his sentence, his appeal was dismissed by the Indonesian Supreme Court on 10 May 2011.

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... Chan has a girlfriend whom he met when she was visiting another prisoner ... Mr Siswanto, the governor of the prison, has described Chan and Myuran Sukumaran as model prisoners and testified in court that they should not be executed because of the positive ... Siswanto said in an interview, "Chan organises courses in prison, leads the English-language church service and is a mentor to many." ...

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