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Promises, pitfalls on the path to end forced disappearance

  • Usman Hamid

London | Thu, April 23 2009 | 02:01 pm

PREMIUM A series of enforced disappearance cases that have occurred frequently in Indonesia in the past have not only caused mental and physical damage to victims, but also agony to our senses as human beings. Enforced disappearance is defined as more than just incommunicado detention, torture or possible extra-judicial execution (Rodley: 2000). First, the refusal of state authorities to acknowle...