What on earth is going on?
Aussie arrested over drugs
From correspondents in Jakarta
AN Australian woman faces a possible 10-year jail sentence in Indonesia after she was arrested with a small amount of marijuana.
Police on the island of Lombok said local resident Barbara Cathleen Higgs, 43, was arrested on Sunday allegedly with 50 grams of cannabis and two small bags of seed at the resort beach of Sengiggi, where she part-owns a hotel named the Bulan Baru, or New Moon. More…
Australian men sentenced to death
14 Feb, 2006
An Indonesian court has sentenced two Australian men to death by firing squad for playing a key role in attempting to smuggle heroin from the island of Bali.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were convicted of being the masterminds in a group of nine Australians arrested in April last year.
Four others have been given life terms and the rest are yet to be sentenced. More…
Comment posted by ozlady
at 2/21/2006 8:05:00 PM
Some interesting links on drug policy and drug use in Australia and globally include:
– Illicit Drugs in Australia: Use, Harm and Policy Responses
– Interpol – Drugs & Organised Crime
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at 3/15/2007 10:31:42 AM
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