Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offenders

Boycott Indonesia.

A new round of executions of foreign drug offenders is set for this week or next. Of the 15 set for killing, 10 are foreigners:

Ten of at least 15 convicts facing the firing squad at the Nusakambangan prison island in Central Java’s Cilacap regency are foreign citizens. ....In a rare move, police have revealed that among the foreign citizens are four Chinese, one Pakistani, two Nigerians, two Senegalese and one Zimbabwean.

Not on the list: Filipino drug convict Mary Jane Veloso and Frenchman Serge Areski Atlaoui, both of whom got temporary reprieves at the 11th hour last year, and British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford. [More...]

Indonesia President Joko Widodo recently called for new laws to kill or castrate sex offenders:

To crack down on the country's epidemic of child sexual abuse, the Indonesian government proposed tougher sentences, including implanting microchips in perpetrators' ankles, chemical castration, and the death penalty.

There are lots of places to spend your tourist dollars. Bali and Indonesia don't deserve them.

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    After speaking with some Hawaiian (none / 0) (#1)
    by fishcamp on Mon May 23, 2016 at 03:26:22 PM EST
    surfer friends about this, they still go to Bali.  Surfer Magazine and Surfline.com  talk about it all the time, and have cheap fares listed.  The wave is all that matters to them.  I'm sure Donald from Hawaii knows many of the same people too.