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Fears Expressed Over Treatment of Suspected Indonesian Separatists (8 Aug 2010)
The Jakarta Globe - Publicized incidents of suspected torture of separatists in eastern Indonesia have alarmed rights groups, who say further reform is needed to eradicate the kind of brutality tolerated under former President Suharto.

Police told to act on Papua shootings (7 Aug 2010)
The Jakarta Post - The Papua Police were urged Friday to take serious action to solve several fatal shootings, with the latest incident took place in Puncak Jaya regency on Wednesday and killed a civilian.

How was investigative reporter pushed to kill himself? (6 Aug 2010)
Reporters Without Borders - Reporters Without Borders calls for a serious and impartial investigation into the link between his death and the harassment to which he had been subjected. Coming after the flight of a journalist who investigated an illegal logging ring in Simeuleu, in the western province of Aceh, the death of Matra’is seems to confirm the dangers of covering deforestation in Indonesia.

Violence flares again in Puncak Jaya, one shot dead (6 Aug 2010)
The Jakarta Post - Security in Puncak Jaya, Papua, continues to deteriorate with the latest incident on Wednesday resulting in the death of a civilian.

Rogue Traders - The murky business of merbau smuggling in Indonesia (5 Aug 2010)
Environmental Investigation Agency - Report: A detailed expose of some of the key players behing Indonesia's illegal timber trade.