[QODLink]
Asia-pacific

Indonesia's elite soldiers kill prisoners

Human rights activists raise concern over revenge attack in prison in Java that left four dead.

Last Modified: 05 Apr 2013 16:05
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Indonesia's military has said that members of its elite special forces stormed a prison in central Java and shot dead four inmates. But it appears to have justified last month's attack as revenge for the killing of a commando.

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

44

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
Featured
The conservative UMP party suffers from crippling internal divisions and extreme debt from mismanagement.
More than fifty years of an armed struggle for independence from Spain might be coming to an end in the Basque Country.
After the shooting-down of flight MH17, relatives ask what the carrier has learned from still-missing MH370.
Human rights and corporate responsibility prompt a US church to divest from companies doing business with Israel.
Afghan militias have accumulated a lengthy record of human-rights abuses, including murders and rapes.
join our mailing list