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Activists renew calls for moratorium of death penalty

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, April 17 2018 | 12:45 am

PREMIUM Human rights groups have renewed calls for the Indonesian government to halt, if not abolish, implementation of the death penalty, as a newly released study indicates declining trends on the use of capital punishment globally.

An annual report on the death penalty released by Amnesty International last Thursday revealed a global decrease in executions from 2016 to 2017, down by 4 percent, f...