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Victims of serious human rights violations committed during the Indonesian occupation (1975-1999) continued to demand justice and reparations. Security forces were accused of ill-treatment. Journalists faced defamation charges for carrying out their work.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty


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