Indonesia: Independent and effective investigation needed in response to police’ shootings of suspected criminals leading up to the 18th Asian Games

Amnesty International Indonesia and KontraS (the Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence) call on the Indonesian authorities to conduct a prompt, independent, impartial and effective investigation into alleged excessive use of lethal force by the police leading to a high number of deaths of suspected criminals in several cities close to the venues of the 18th Asian Games, a multi-sport event scheduled to be held from 18 August to 2 September 2018.

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