Indonesia: Jailed for waving a flag: Prisoners of Conscience in Maluku

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ASA 21/008/2009

This report provides information about the conditions of arrest, detention and/or sentencing of 72 people arrested between April 2007 and July 2008 in Maluku, and highlights some of the human rights violations these individuals were subjected to including arbitrary arrests, torture and other ill-treatment, incommunicado detention, inadequate medical care in detention, and denial of the right to appeal. It also includes recommendations to the Indonesian government, which, if implemented would improve the human rights situation in Maluku province.

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