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Indonesia Facing Diplomatic Backlash Over Drug Smugglers' Executions

Indonesia is facing widespread international criticism after putting six convicted drug offenders -- including five foreign nationals -- before the firing squad. Two countries which tried to appeal to authorities to commute the death sentences for their citizens have recalled their ambassadors from Jakarta. Brazil and the Netherlands withdrew their ambassadors from Jakarta after Indonesia’s president spurned the appeals of the two countries not to execute their nationals. They were...

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