Tag Archives: execution

A question for the State of Georgia

On Wednesday this week, Brandon Astor Jones died by lethal injection at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson. Mr Jones was 72. He had been alone in a cell smaller than my bathroom for more than 36 years.  It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Daily prompt: Eight men for whom the moon will no longer shine

These are the circumstances pertaining to today’s comments. https://helenmeikle.wordpress.com/2015/03/06/daily-prompt-nobodys-style-but-mine/ ‘Execution’ is such a harmless word. Here’s what it means in Australia today. Less than 24 hours ago on Nusakambangan Island in Indonesia, Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, together with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Daily prompt: Nobody’s style but mine

Yesterday, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were taken from Kerobokan gaol in Bali and escorted under (unnecessarily heavy) armed guard to the island of Nusakambangan where they will be executed. So now they sit. And wait. Chan and Sukumaran (then … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments