Indonesia: Adultery, witchcraft land workers on death row

Despite government efforts to provide legal assistance to Indonesian criminal suspects overseas, as many as 236 Indonesian citizens face the death penalty in foreign countries, mostly on charges of drug trafficking, murder and adultery.

In Malaysia, most Indonesians on death row had been charged with drug offenses. Those facing the death sentence in Saudi Arabia — which accounted for 25 percent of the total — had been charged with murder, adultery and using black magic, according to the Foreign Ministry.

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