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AGO rebuff of PKI report a blow to human rights

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, November 12 2012 | 08:10 am

PREMIUM The decision by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) to dismiss the National Commission on Human Rights’ (Komnas HAM) finding that the 1965 communist purge was a gross violation of human rights is a setback for the human rights campaign in the country.

Komnas HAM said that the AGO’s decision was premature and that it could further degrade the institution’s image as obstructionist in...