Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged police to shoot to kill if drug traffickers resist arrest. Photo: Reuters

Is Widodo following Duterte’s playbook in war on drugs?

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has given police a shoot-to-kill directive for drug traffickers who resist arrest, but amid the tough rhetoric some experts cast doubt on the extent of the ‘emergency’ facing the country

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged police to shoot to kill if drug traffickers resist arrest. Photo: Reuters
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