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Indonesia: ‘Slap on the wrist’ for police violence in Papua is accountability failure

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Headline Title:  Indonesia: ‘Slap on the wrist’ for police violence in Papua 23 November 2011  The fact that eight Indonesian police officers involved in a violent crackdown on a peaceful gathering that left three dead have only been given written warnings, is a failure of human rights accountability, Amnesty International said today.  The warnings were given after an internal disciplinary hearing on 22 November found that the officers violated the police Disciplinary Code. On the afternoon of 19 October 2011, police and military units violently dispersed peaceful participants…

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