MP lobbies to lift death sentence (SMH)

June 3, 2009 at 4:36 am (Bali Nine, Capital Punishment, Christine Rush, Death Penalty, execution, Lee Rush, News, Scott Rush)

Cynthia Banham
June 3, 2009

THE NSW federal MP Chris Hayes has made what is likely to be his last impassioned speech in Parliament before lawyers for Scott Rush file the appeal against his death sentence to the Indonesian Supreme Court.

Mr Hayes said he hoped Rush received “a fair and objective hearing from the Indonesian Supreme Court”.

The MP has campaigned for Rush, the convicted drug mule and member of the Bali nine, since meeting his parents, Christine and Lee, a year ago.

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