Drug dealer deaths triple as Indonesia moves towards Philippines-style war on narcotics

The number of suspected drug dealers killed by Indonesian police has more than tripled so far this year from the whole of 2016, activists said on Wednesday, raising concerns the country may be headed towards a bloody Philippines-style war on narcotics.
At least 60 suspected dealers have died so far this year, up from last year’s 18, Amnesty International said.
“While Indonesian authorities have a duty to respond to increasing rates of drug use in the country, shooting people on…