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Australian government’s opposition to capital punishment questioned

By Fri, May 01, 2015 9:43AM UTC 0 Comment

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's political opposition has accused the government of failing to fully respect the country's rejection of the death penalty in its latest directive to federal police on how they should cooperate with police forces in other nations, including Indonesia....

UN rights office says Indonesia executions ‘incomprehensible’

By Wed, Apr 29, 2015 6:18PM UTC 12 Comments

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. human rights office has criticized Indonesia's decision to execute eight people convicted of drug smuggling....

Indonesia confirms executions of 8 drug smugglers

By Wed, Apr 29, 2015 12:20PM UTC 10 Comments

CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian Attorney General Muhammad Prasety has confirmed that the country has executed eight convicted drug traffickers....

Australian reflections on the Indonesia executions

By Wed, Apr 29, 2015 9:39AM UTC 9 Comments

Shock. Disbelief. Anger. Those were some of the emotions expressed by Australians today at the unconfirmed reports of the execution of convicted drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in Indonesia....

Reports: Indonesia executes 8 drugs convicts; Veloso gets reprieve

By Wed, Apr 29, 2015 1:42AM UTC 17 Comments

Indonesia executed eight foreigners and one Indonesian for drug crimes early Wednesday amid intense international pressure. ...