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Lindsay Sandiford was sentenced to death in January 2013 after being convicted of smuggling nearly five kilograms of cocaine into Bali, Indonesia. The 59-year-old, from Cheltenham, is trying to raise thousands to pay the legal fees for an appeal and has taken to selling knitwear in order to do so. Sandiford has taught 20 other women prisoners to knit while locked up – and is sending shawls, sweaters, and woollen teddy bears to church groups in Australia to raise money. The inmate has collected around £7,000 so far, but needs another £15,000 to pay for a lawyer. If she doesn’t, she could be put to death this year – Indonesia has just stopped a temporary moratorium on executions.

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