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INDONESIA: A detainee found dead in police custody in Tangerang

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Urgent Appeal Case : The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (LBH Jakarta) regarding the death of a detainee in police custody in Tangerang. The detainee was found hanging in the toilet of his cell. The police have claimed that his death was ‘purely suicide’ but irregularities were found, raising the suspicion that the detainee was died due to violence. The police are reported to have given a sum of money to the family following the victim’s death. Read More...

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