Indonesia: Amnesty International briefing on the deteriorating human rights situation in Aceh for participants in the ASEAN Regional Forum (AFR), July 2001

Amnesty International is concerned that the new security operations in Aceh have resulted in a further deterioration in the human rights situation. There are daily reports of grave human rights abuses by both the Indonesian security forces and GAM. Amnesty International is particularly concerned by the targeting of human rights defenders, humanitarian workers, journalists and political activists by the security forces in what appears to be a coordinated effort to prevent them from carrying out their legitimate, peaceful activities. The document also discusses IDP issues

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