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Indonesia to Execute 9 Drug Convicts Amid International Uproar

Authorities in Indonesia are preparing to execute nine convicted drug traffickers on death row, including eight foreign nationals, sparking international outrage over punishments that many say are too harsh.  But despite the intense opposition abroad, Jakarta intends to move forward with the executions. The convicts have been held at Nusa Kambangan jail, an island prison off Java. They include two Australian members of the so-called “Bali nine” heroin trafficking ring, Andrew Chan...

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