The Raider Wire

Indonesia Executes Eight People for Drug Crimes

The Indonesian President has cracked down on drug traffickers in the past few months. In January, a round of executions led to both Brazil and the Netherlands recalling their ambassadors to Indonesia. Australia recently joined the list of countries who have recalled envoys due to drug-related executions.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

The Indonesian government executed eight convicted drug traffickers via firing line on 29 April. Of the eight, only one of those executed was Indonesian. Four Nigerians, two Australians, and a Brazilian made up the other seven executed for drug smuggling crimes. The Brazilian, Rodrigo Gularte, was rep...

Dressed in Death

Many other traditions have withered and died away, but the traditions of the Torajan people continue to live on today.

Allen Carter, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014

In the United States, there are several ways to deal with the dead which are deemed socially acceptable.  The two most common would be cremation or a typical burial in which a body is placed in a coffin and buried some six feet under the ground for the rest of eternity.  However, there are many other...

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