After a five year break of drug traffickers killing. The executions of drug traffickers resumed in 2013. Australia and many other countries, has tried to persuade Indonesia least 22 times, but have not succeeded in reversing the government stance. Joko Widodo does not want any interruptions from the outside world. He claims that this issue is Indonesia issue and should stay that way.
Myuran Sukumaran (33) and Andrew Chan ( 31) from Australia has been imprisoned for almost ten years for attempting to smuggle eight kilograms of heroin from Bali to Australia. Now they are transferred to prison island where they evidently being executed.
The two Australians were recently rejected their pardons and is among eleven prisoners , including from France, Brazil, the Philippines , Ghana and Nigeria , also waiting to be executed for drugs offenses.
They will be taken to an island for execution. Joko Widodo and Indonesian government does not tolerate drug traffickers and he won’t change his statement that easy.