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Lawyers for 2 Australians facing execution in Indonesia seek to overturn president's decision

  • Michael Chan, left, and Helen Chan, the brother and mother of condemned Australian Andrew Chan, attend a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Lawyers representing two Australians, Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, who are expected to be executed later this month on drug smuggling charges, are preparing a last chance effort to spare their lives from Indonesian firing squad. The two are the ringleaders of a group of nine Australians who were arrested in 2005 for attempting to smuggle 8.3 kilograms (18.3 pounds) of heroin to their home country from the tourist island of Bali. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

    Michael Chan, left, and Helen Chan, the brother and mother of condemned Australian Andrew Chan, attend a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Lawyers representing two Australians, Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, who are expected to be executed later this month on drug smuggling charges, are preparing a last chance effort to spare their lives from Indonesian firing squad. The two are the ringleaders of a group of nine Australians who were arrested in 2005 for attempting to smuggle 8.3 kilograms (18.3 pounds) of heroin to their home country from the tourist island of Bali. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)  (The Associated Press)

  • Brothers and mothers of condemned Australians, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, from left, Michael Chan, Helen Chan, Raji Sukumaran and Chintu Sukumaran, attend a press conference in Jakarta Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Lawyers representing the two Australians, who are expected to be executed later this month on drug smuggling charges, are preparing a last chance effort to spare their lives from Indonesian firing squad. The two are the ringleaders of a group of nine Australians who were arrested in 2005 for attempting to smuggle 8.3 kilograms (18.3 pounds) of heroin to their home country from the tourist island of Bali. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

    Brothers and mothers of condemned Australians, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, from left, Michael Chan, Helen Chan, Raji Sukumaran and Chintu Sukumaran, attend a press conference in Jakarta Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Lawyers representing the two Australians, who are expected to be executed later this month on drug smuggling charges, are preparing a last chance effort to spare their lives from Indonesian firing squad. The two are the ringleaders of a group of nine Australians who were arrested in 2005 for attempting to smuggle 8.3 kilograms (18.3 pounds) of heroin to their home country from the tourist island of Bali. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)  (The Associated Press)

  • Raji Sukumaran, the mother of condemned Australian Myuran Sukumaran, reacts as she speaks to journalists during a press conference in Jakarta Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Lawyers representing two Australians, Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, who are expected to be executed later this month on drug smuggling charges, are preparing a last chance effort to spare their lives from Indonesian firing squad. The two are the ringleaders of a group of nine Australians who were arrested in 2005 for attempting to smuggle 8.3 kilograms (18.3 pounds) of heroin to their home country from the tourist island of Bali. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

    Raji Sukumaran, the mother of condemned Australian Myuran Sukumaran, reacts as she speaks to journalists during a press conference in Jakarta Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Lawyers representing two Australians, Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, who are expected to be executed later this month on drug smuggling charges, are preparing a last chance effort to spare their lives from Indonesian firing squad. The two are the ringleaders of a group of nine Australians who were arrested in 2005 for attempting to smuggle 8.3 kilograms (18.3 pounds) of heroin to their home country from the tourist island of Bali. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)  (The Associated Press)

Lawyers for two Australians facing execution in Indonesia on drug smuggling charges say they will challenge the president's rejection of their clemency appeals.

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are expected to go before a firing squad this month after being convicted of being the masterminds of a group of nine Australians arrested in 2005 on charges of attempting to smuggle 8.3 kilograms (18.3 pounds) of heroin from Bali to Australia.

President Joko Widodo has rejected their appeals for clemency.

Their lawyer, Todung Mulya Lubis, said Monday that they will file a complaint in an administrative court challenging Widodo's decision, arguing that it was made without consideration of the two men's remorse and rehabilitation.