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Will Indonesian President Joko Widodo listen to requests from heads of state to spare their citizens who are facing the death penalty? EPA/Azhar Rahim

Q&A: will Indonesia listen to pleas to spare people on death row?

Despite local and international pressure to spare the lives of people on death row, Indonesian President Joko Widodo is adamant he will reject requests for clemency for more than 60 convicted drug traffickers…
Two Australians, Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, are edging closer to death by firing squad in Indonesia. EPA/Made Nagi

Ticking down to a possible date with executioners

Tick tick tick. Ticking down. Inexorably. To a designated time when I will be blindfolded in a white shirt with a reflective tag over my heart. I will be given three minutes to “calm down”, and have a…
Bali Nine members Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are on death row in Indonesia for drug trafficking offences. EPA/Made Nagi

Why Jokowi ordered the execution of drug traffickers in Indonesia

The Indonesian government plans to execute five convicts on death row before the year ends. Three have been convicted for drug-related crimes. According to The Guardian, the five condemned to death this…
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Ohio execution: lethal injections are based on guesswork

Ever since the time of the guillotine, doctors have been at the centre of the death penalty. Joseph Guillotin, the physician who suggested the device be used in 18th-century France, was actually against…

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