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Rights abuses dog Aceh rule

The Indonesian Government has formally extended martial law in the province of Aceh as allegations continue of human rights abuses by the armed forces. The military has been given a further six months to crush separatist rebels. A ban on independent media under military rule makes it difficult to verify what is happening. But in recent testimonies gathered by Scottish researcher Lesley McCulloch, Aceh villagers speak of brutality by the armed forces. The Indonesian ambassador to the UK, Juwono Sudharsono, admitted the military and police’s record was not spotless, in an interview with the BBC. Full Story

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