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Indonesia urged to halt planned executions

Headline Title:  Indonesia urged to halt planned executions 16 May 2013 The authorities in Indonesia must immediately halt the execution of three men, expected imminently, Amnesty International said.If the men are executed it would be a major setback in the use of the death penalty, in a country that appeared to be moving away from the brutal practice in recent years.According to the Attorney General’s Office, Suryadi Swabuana, Jurit bin Abdullah and Ibrahim bin Ujang, are set to be executed this month.But there are indications they could be carried out as soon as this evening. The…

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