Indonesia: Unfinished business: Police accountability in Indonesia

Index Number: ASA 21/013/2009
Date Published: 24 June 2009
Categories: Indonesia

Impunity is deeply engrained throughout Indonesia’s criminal justice system, whereby perpetrators of human rights violations are rarely brought to justice for their crimes. In this report, Amnesty International examines the extent to which the Indonesian government has failed to develop strong internal and external police accountability mechanisms. Strong mechanisms would help to prevent human rights violations by punishing perpetrators and providing reparations and assistance to victims through a free, fair and transparent process.

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