I support Fr Frank Brennan’s call for our government to speak out against the execution of the three Bali bombers. Instead, their death sentences should be commuted to a life of anonymity. It should be illegal to quote them or show their stupid, smiling and unrepentant faces. Deny them the publicity they seek.
No media; no martyrdom.
I don’t like the death penalty. If we are happy to see these clowns die, it would then be impossible to expect clemency for Scott Rush. But every time I see their smirking, unrepentant faces on TV, I reconsider…
My letter to the editor on this topic was published in the Courier-Mail today.