Time to abolish the death penalty in Indonesia
Haris Azhar and Andrea Nieves
Last week, we learned that Lindsay Sandiford, a British citizen, was sentenced to death for drug trafficking charges by a Bali court. The prosecution asked for a 15-year sentence, but the judges decided instead to impose the maximum penalty: death.
In recent years, Indonesia had appeared to be shifting away from the death penalty, in line with the global trend toward abolition. No one has b...
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