What do push-ups, cleaning river banks, pulling weeds, digging graves, and even straight-up lying in an open coffin have in common? They’re all are punishments handed out to people in Indonesia who fail to follow the regulations of coronavirus. With the country having the highest death toll due to Covid in south-east Asia, the officials are taking unusual measures to combat the spread of the deadly virus. However, according to a human rights group, these types of punishments, which are carried out by national police officers and the military, are “degrading.”
Indonesians are implementing bizarre punishments for people failing to follow coronavirus regulations
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According to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center, Indonesia has now over 10,300 confirmed deaths due to coronavirus. The death toll in the country is the highest among all the nations of south-east Asia. Fearing dreadful results, the country’s officials are implementing unusual measures to deter people from…
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