Namsong Sirilak
Namsong Sirilak was born in
august 1972 in Thailand.
She and two male companions
were arrested in 1994 for
allegedly smuggling 12.19
kilogrammes of heroin into
They were convicted of drug
trafficking and condemned to
Namsong was moved to a
isolation cell on 26 September
2004. She asked that her two
shirts be sent to her parents in
Thailand, and that her
necklaces and photos be sent
to her 12-year-old son in
Shortly before her execution Namsong
Sirilak had a rare chance to talk over the
phone with her now 12-year-old son in
Sirilak's son, who had not seen her for
the past 10 years, asked her when she
was coming home. The 32-year-old
mother replied that she did not know
because she was ''still too busy''.
On Oct. 1 2004 at 1:30 a.m. Namsong
was tied to oil palm tree and shot to
death by a firing squad in Medan, North
Sumatra. She looked calm after praying,
seconds before the execution.
Namsong's ashes will be sent to
Namsong's dead body is taken away to be cremated before returned to
Thailand. Her bleeding body is covered with plastic.