Indonesia on the death penalty (Image: Jeroen Mirck, flickr)

Indonesia on the death penalty (Image: Jeroen Mirck, flickr)

Clarke Jones on why executions won't win Indonesia's drug war

15th February 2015

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Dr Clarke Jones holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales, which examined the burring roles of the military and police in response to non-traditional security threats.

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This piece published on CNN Online by Clarke Jones and James Giggacher looks at the unlikely story of rehabilitation and redemption of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in Indonesia’s Kerobokan Prison. The support networks developed by family and NGOs, together with the rehabilitation programs run by the inmates themselves at Kerobokan have created a successful system of rehabilitation ‘by default and not by design’.  Jones and Giggacher argue that the execution of Chan and Sukumaran could smother any hope other inmates have, impacting on the self-run rehabilitation programs and in the long-term, the rehabilitation of many other inmates. Read the entire article on CNN Online

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