CHINA: THREE FILIPINOS EXECUTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
March 30, 2011: three Filipinos were executed in China, according to Vice President Jejomar Binay.
Ramon Credo, 42, Elizabeth Batain, 38, and Sally Villanueva, 32, were executed by lethal injection in Xiamen. They were arrested separately in 2008 carrying packages containing at least 4 kilograms of heroin and were convicted in 2009.
They were allowed to see their families before their executions.
They were the first Filipinos to be executed in China for drug trafficking, Philippine officials said. (Sources: Global Nation, 30/03/2011)