Indonesia | Rise in bootleg liquor deaths linked to tougher alcohol laws

Rise in bootleg liquor deaths linked to tougher alcohol laws

Increased consumption of oplosan appears to be linked to religiously-inspired regulations introduced by local governments across the country over the past two decades, to limit consumption of alcohol.

April 12, 2018 3:59 PM (UTC+8)
Relatives of a man who died after consuming tainted homemade alcohol cry outside of a hospital in Cicalengka, Bandung Regency, West Java, Indonesia on April 9. Photo:  Antara Foto/Raisan Al Farisi / via Reuters
Relatives of a man who died after consuming tainted homemade alcohol cry outside of a hospital in Cicalengka, Bandung Regency, West Java, Indonesia on April 9. Photo: Antara Foto/Raisan Al Farisi / via Reuters
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