OVER A MONTH HAS PASSED SINCE the executions of Australians Myuran Sukumaran & Andrew Chan. Better known as the Bali Nine ringleaders (named so after the Indonesian island on which they were arrested), they were convicted for their involvement in trafficking 8.3 kg of heroin, and were sentenced to death by a firing squad.
Now that the fallout is simmering, it’s time for Australians and the rest of the world to think seriously about what our response should be. Many have called for a boycott of Bali and Indonesia as a whole. Here are five reasons why that is a bad idea.