Indonesia failed to address past human rights violations. The rights to freedom of expression, of peaceful assembly and of association continued to be arbitrarily restricted. Blasphemy provisions were used to imprison those who peacefully exercised their rights to freedom of religion and belief. At least 30 prisoners of conscience remained in detention for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression or of religion and belief. The security forces carried out unlawful killings and used excessive force during protests and security operations. Two men were caned in public in Aceh after being convicted by a local Shari’a court of same-sex consensual sexual relations.
Analysis, opinion, personal stories and more.
Media Manager, South East Asia & Pacific, +66 (0) 94 132 2870 firstname.lastname@example.org
P.O. Box 1523 Nana Post Office Bangkok 10112 THAILAND
+66 2 663 7979
HDI Hive Menteng, Lantai 3 Jl. Probolinggo No.18, RT.1/RW.2, Gondangdia Menteng, Jakarta Pusat
Amnesty International Secretariat OfficeView All Contact Info
Reports, briefings, urgent actions and UN submissions