Britain's government faces a High Court challenge Thursday after it refused to pay for a lawyer for a British grandmother's appeal against her death sentence in Indonesia for drug smuggling.
Convicted drug smuggler and British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford, stands inside a holding cell in Denpasar, Bali, January 22, 2013. Britain's government faces a High Court challenge after it refused to pay for a lawyer for Sandiford's appeal against her death sentence.
Lawyers for the charity Reprieve, which works to protect the interests of prisoners worldwide, said it would cost around pound sterling2,500 ($4,000, 2,900 euros) to pay for an adequate lawyer to take on the case.
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