They [prisoners] reportedly refused to wear blindfolds so they could look their executioners in the eye, and as they sang in unison the bond between them was visceral, said the pastor.
“They bonded together,” she said. “Brotherhood. They sang one song after another. Praising God. They sang a few songs together, like in a choir.”
After singing Amazing Grace they moved on to Lord O My Soul. The order to shoot was issued before they finished.
Filipina maid Mary Jane Veloso got an 11th hour stay, whilst Serge Atlaoui was also granted a reprieve last friday.
Our thoughts go to the deceased, their families. Our hope remains that justice will prevail in Mary Jane Veloso's and Serge Atlaoui's case.