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Indonesia Is Preparing to Execute More than a Dozen People for Drug Crimes

By Samuel Oakford, Vice News Indonesia is quietly preparing to execute 15 death row inmates, including 10 foreigners jailed for drug crimes, according to local media accounts, lawyers and activists. The group reportedly includes Chinese and Pakistani nationals, and inmates from three African countries: Nigeria, Senegal, and Zimbabwe. Last year, the government of President Joko …

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Indonesia Executes Eight People for Drug Offenses

Today, eight people were executed in Indonesia for drug offenses ranging from transporting heroin to intent to distribute cannabis. Despite repeated pleas for mercy from family members, human rights organizations, the United Nations, and government officials around the world, Nigerians Martin Anderson, Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, Raheem Agbaje Salami, Okwuduli Oyatanze, and Silvester …

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Fury as Indonesia Executes Foreigners for Drug Trafficking

By Australian Associated Press Brazil and the Netherlands have recalled their ambassadors from Indonesia and expressed fury after Jakarta defied their pleas and executed two of their citizens along with four other drug offenders. The other convicts to face a firing squad were from Vietnam, Malawi, Nigeria and Indonesia. The six were the first people …

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