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Indonesia Appears to Prepare for Drug Convict Executions

Indonesia has asked foreign embassies to send representatives to a maximum-security prison on the island of Nusakambangan this weekend to visit prisoners awaiting execution for drug-trafficking convictions. It is not known when the nine foreign prisoners and one Indonesian will stand before firing squads, but Jakarta has not yet given a 72-hour notice for the executions, as required by law. “It's true, we have been told to be there on Saturday,” a foreign embassy official who asked...

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