Death by Zoom: virus-hit Indonesia orders executions online

Death by Zoom: virus-hit Indonesia orders executions online

The Borneo Post - World·2021-04-23 16:00

JAKARTA (April 23): Indonesia has sentenced scores of prisoners to death over Zoom and other video apps during the pandemic in what critics say is an “inhumane” insult to those facing the firing squad.

The Southeast Asian nation turned to virtual court hearings as Covid-19 restrictions shut down most in-person trials, including murder and drug trafficking cases, which can carry the death penalty.

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