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Send Home Terminally Ill Pakistani on Indonesia’s Death Row

Expand Activists from the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) carry placards during a demonstration in Islamabad, Pakistan on October 10, 2015. © 2015 Getty Images This week’s visit by Indonesia President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to Pakistan may determine how Zulfiqar Ali spends his final days – on death row in Indonesia, or with his family back home in Pakistan. Ali, a 53-year-old father of five from Lahore, was arrested in 2004 in Indonesia, charged with possession of 300 grams of heroin, and sentenced to death. In 2016, Indonesia informed the Pakistani embassy in Jakarta that Ali would…

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