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Indonesia Rebuffs UN Recommendation to Stop Death Penalty

Indonesia has rejected a United Nations call to abolish the death penalty, which was one of 225 recommendations made by international delegations in the United Nations...

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Police Arrest German Citizen, Discover Nigerian Drug Syndicate in Jakarta

A German was arrested carrying 2.65 kilos of meth. Incidentally, he served as the key to helping local police bust a Nigerian drug syndicate in West Jakarta.

Indonesian Prisoners Display Handicrafts in Bid for Rehabilitation

Despite Indonesia’s enthusiasm for the death penalty over rehab, a Jakarta expo will feature handicrafts from prisoners honing skills before their release.

Indonesia Transfers American Drug Trafficker To Execution Island

A convicted American drug dealer has been transferred to Nusa Kambangan. The foreigner has been sentenced to death in Indonesia.

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Attorney General to Prioritize Drug Criminals in Next Round of Executions

While President Jokowi has mentioned the government’s move in the direction of abolishing the death penalty, Indonesia’s Attorney General HM Prasetyo is firm about...

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American Gets Life from Indonesian Court for Drug Smuggling

An Indonesian district court sentenced an American national to life for carrying 97 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine (meth) on Wednesday, November 16. The Semarang...

Is Jokowi Considering A Change to Indonesia’s Death Penalty?

The president claims to be “very open to options” when discussing the possibility of Indonesia abolishing the death penalty. Ahead of his delayed visit to Australia,...

Gang Leader Gets Death Penalty for Teen’s Rape and Murder

Zainal, the leader of the group of boys who brutally raped and murdered a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Sumatra, was sentenced to the death penalty by an Indonesian court on...

Indonesia Executes Four Drug Offenders in Second Round of Executions

Despite a series of diplomatic pressures and legal appeals, Indonesia has carried out its first executions since 2013. This morning, four drug offenders were sentenced...

Indonesia Considers Castration and Death Penalty for Rapists

In the wake of a brutal gang rape and murder of a 14-year-old schoolgirl in North Sumatra last month, the government is considering serious punishments for rape...

British Grandmother on Death Row Could Face Execution within Weeks

In December 2012, Lindsay Sandiford (59) from North Yorkshire in the UK was arrested in Bali for attempting to smuggle cocaine from Bangkok. Within weeks, she could be...

Murder by Death

Australian indignation against the death penalty was never going to save a couple of drug traffickers from the firing squad in Indonesia — and that was entirely the...

Bandung’s Asian-African Conference Approaches, as More Drug Traffickers Face the Firing Squad

Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan of the Bali Nine are still scheduled to be executed, even though legal appeals have postponed the executions indefinitely. Amidst...

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