Kopassus: Inside Indonesia's Special Forces . Ken Conboy

Kopassus: Inside Indonesia's Special Forces

ISBN: 9799589886,9789799589880 | 247 pages | 7 Mb

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Kopassus: Inside Indonesia's Special Forces Ken Conboy
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Dec 30, 2008 - That businessman in turn rang a Kopassus special forces intelligence officer 15 times and the officer had called the businessman 56 times. Training of a controversial elite Indonesian military unit known as Kopassus. Jul 22, 2010 - The decision of the Obama Administration to begin "gradual and limited" engagement with the Indonesian Special Forces (Kopassus) ignores more than a decade-old, bi-partisan, bi-cameral Congressional consensus opposing Military and police units have repeatedly conducted purportedly anti-rebel "sweep operations" in the remote Central Highlands forcing thousands of villagers into the forests where they suffer lack of food, shelter and access to medical care. Mar 19, 2010 - Tune in on Friday for a special report from investigative journalist Allan Nairn on the White House's proposal to lift a ban on U.S. My experience with Promises to shift abusers out of Kopassus and into other military units are simply not enough. Oct 3, 2013 - The Indonesian military as a whole has taken steps to address this culture. It will lead to more people (suffering) abuses. Oct 27, 2011 - Indonesian Special Forces Command (Kopassus) is responsible for the special operations missions including counter-insurgency, anti-terrorism, search & rescue and VIP protection. Jul 24, 2010 - In announcing this week that the United States would lift a 12-year-long ban on providing military assistance and training to Indonesia's special forces unit, Defense Secretary Robert M. Mar 24, 2010 - The killings were part of a secret government program, authorized from Jakarta, and were coordinated in part by an active-duty, US-trained Kopassus special forces General who has just acknowledged on the record that his TNI men had a role in . In the Tumijan murder the evidence includes not just statements by inside officials, but also a complex series of actions including the unpublicized detention of some of the low-level hit men who were subordinates of Gen. Gates spoke about the Indonesian military's reforms and said it is prepared to ensure accountability for any human rights abuses by its soldiers. Nov 16, 2010 - In July, it was restored, a July 22 East Timor Action Network (ETAN) press release "condemn(ing) the Obama administration's decision to resume engagement with Indonesia's notorious Kopassus special forces," ETAN's National Coordinator, John Miller, saying: "Slipping back into bed with Kopassas is a betrayal of the brutal unit's many victims in Timor-Leste (East Timor), West Papua and throughout Indonesia. Jan 21, 2013 - Special Forces were shortened to Kopassus is part of the Main Command (KOTAMA) fighter owned by the Army, Indonesia. By New York-based Human Rights Watch, details cases of brutality by Indonesian special forces - Komando Pasukan Khusus, Kopassus - in the town of Merauke in Papua. Jul 26, 2010 - A key United States senator voiced regret Thursday at the resumption of ties with Indonesian special forces and said the unit must expel officers linked to abuses before there could be greater cooperation. The special forces unit has been linked to scores of And in one case, the Densus 88 antiterrorist force went into Papua and arrested a man because he had been sending SMS text messages that were critical of President Susilo. Police officers sprayed them with cold water from a hosepipe for around 15 minutes. Jun 29, 2009 - Hartoyo and his partner were then taken outside into a courtyard and were made to squat on the ground in their underwear.