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Minister rebuked for jumping gun on Cebongan

  • Ina Parlina and Margareth S. Aritonang

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Yogyakarta | Sat, April 13 2013 | 10:01 am

PREMIUM Human rights activists have criticized Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro for saying the killings of four prison inmates by a group of soldiers in Sleman, Yogyakarta, were not a gross human rights violation.

Yati Andriyani of the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) said that Purnomo had no authority to conclude whether or not the raid at Cebongan prison in Sle...