Indonesia: Recent executions and application of the death penalty: Summary

The use of the death penalty in Indonesia as a punishment for both criminal and political offences has been of concern to Amnesty International, particularly as the number of judicial executions has risen sharply in recent years. According to Amnesty lnternational 1 s information, which may not be complete, there have been as many executions in the last three years as in the preceding 38, all of them involving political
prisoners. The most recent judicial executions occurred in September and October 1986.

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