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The Indonesian military (TNI) has begun the largest offensive
in several years in an effort to eliminate the resistance movement known as GAM
permanently.  However, the GAM are located in and near civilian
populations, and in areas where civilians have been massacred in the past that
are at a high risk of becoming innocent victims in current the fight over Aceh.

Types of Abuse and Danger

State Sponsored Violence (Indonesia Human Rights Campaign)

Torture ( Indonesian Human Rights Campaign)

Suppression of Independent Media (Joyo Indonesia News)

Expulsion of Foreign Journalists (OCHA)

Channels for Humanitarian Aid Severely Restricted (Joyo Indonesia News)

Field Contacts/Verification
  1. Independent Domestic Media

  2. Embassies

  3. International Human Rights NGOs

  4. International Relief NGOs


International Contacts:

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

UN Secretary-General’s Office

Foreign Ministries:

US embassy

British embassy

Swedish embassy

Danish embassy

Norwegian embassy

Canadian embassy

South African embassy

US Contacts:

State Department

State emergency task force

Zimbabwe desk officer


White House



LA Times


International Crisis Group

Int. Committee for the Red Cross

Amnesty International

Human Rights Watch

Physicians for Human Rights / Denmark

Human Rights Watch

Indonesian Human Rights Campaign


Latest News Links




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