Monthly Archives: April 2013

Indonesia: Lindsay Sandiford’s ‘Deadly Judge’ Amser Simanjuntak Dies From Heart Attack

By Hannah Osborne The Indonesian judge who sentenced British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford to the death penalty has died from what appears to be a heart attack. Amser Simanjuntak was known as the “deadly judge” because he frequently gave out severe … Continue reading

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Mentally ill patients in Indonesia held in chains

By Karishma Vaswani BBC News, Jakarta bbc article All around a compound at the Galuh Foundation there are men and women lying on wooden platforms that are doubling up as makeshift beds. Many of them have been chained to their … Continue reading

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