Arie Afriansyah

Arie Afriansyah is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia. He is also the Chairman of Djokosoetono Research Center Faculty of Law Universitas Indonesia; the Editor-in-Chief of Indonesia Law Review; and the Senior Associate Editor for Indonesian Journal of International Law. His research interests are centered in the development of international law and focusing more on the intersect fields of International environmental law and international humanitarian law.

Indonesia Needs the Death Penalty to Deter Drug Traffickers

Indonesia’s spiraling drug problem is the main reason why Jokowi should maintain his tough anti-drug stance. International pressure has mounted on Indonesia in recent months to stop its enforcement of the death penalty. In January, Indonesian President Joko Widodo — known as Jokowi — ordered the execution of six convicted drug traffickers, five of whom were foreign nationals. Another... Continue Reading

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