Five foreigners accused of trafficking could face death in Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia (AFP) – Five accused drug smugglers from Hong Kong, Chile, Switzerland and Thailand who were caught in Bali could face the firing squad if convicted, police on the Indonesian holiday island said yesterday. The group, arrested in separate incidents this month and in November, were paraded in shackles and orange jumpsuits at Bali’s airport customs office, escorted by machine-gun toting police – a common practice in Indonesia. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin