The Bali Nine duo have arrived on Execution Island.

Bali Nine inmates Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have arrived at Nusakambangan island, where they will eventually face execution.

The Bali Nine duo have arrived Nusakambangan Island, joining the 2000 other prisoners that reside there.

Via ABC.

The Indonesian Attorney General has said a date is still not set for the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

Meanwhile, the families of the two prisoners have arrived at Sydney airport to fly to Bali where they will farewell their beloved family members.

The ferry port.

Earlier this morning, Chan and Sukumaran were moved from Kerobokan prison to the airport to be transferred to Cilacap.

The pair were handcuffed when they boarded the plane, and a fighter jet escorted the aircraft to Cilacap airport, Fairfax Media reports.

Police arriving at Kerobokan prison this morning.

The Daily Mail reports the pair were calm throughout the transfer, saying thank you to prison guards upon hearing the news.

Chan and Sukumaran will be placed on a charter flight to Cilacap — the closest town to Nusakambangan Island prison.

The Australians will be given 72 hours notice before they are due to face the firing squad on the island.

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The armoured vehicle carrying Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran to the airport, where they will fly to Cilacap. (Photo: Getty)

Police arrived at Kerobokan prison around 3am local time this morning to commence the transfer operation.  The Guardian reports they positioned water cannons outside the jail.


An armoured military vehicle arrived on the scene just before 4am local time, and just before 4.30am, a police mobile brigade vehicle arrived at the jail and reversed into the building. Prosecutors and an Australian consular officer arrived just after the vehicle and entered the prison, according to The Guardian.

Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan.

According to The Today Show, the pair gave their possessions to other inmates at Kerobokan prison, but took with them clothes, pens and a bible each.

Channel Nine has reported Andrew Chan’s brother attempted to see him before the transfer, but was denied entry.

Related content: What Chan and Sukumaran will do on their last day on earth.

The families will be able to visit the duo at Nusakambangan prison, prior to their execution.

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Michael Chan attempting to visit his brother Andrew prior to the transfer. He was denied access. (Photo: Getty)

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this morning that the Indonesian government was “hardening”, but the government “will never rest in our determination” to make Australia’s position on the death penalty known.

There is a Mercy Campaign to petition Indonesian President Joko Widodo to grant a stay of execution for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

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