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Indonesia anti-terror unit accused of abuse

Counterterrorism force accused of rights abuses, including stripping and shooting suspect after arrest.
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2013 03:37

Indonesia’s Human Rights Commissioner has accused a counterterrorism unit of serious violations.

Video has emerged online showing officers allegedly from Detachment 88 stripping and shooting a suspect after he was arrested.

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Poso, Indonesia.

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