Kopassus: Inside Indonesia's Special Forces by Ken Conboy
Kopassus: Inside Indonesia's Special Forces Ken Conboy ebook
ISBN: 9799589886, 9789799589880
Publisher: Equinox Publishing
Sep 13, 2011 - Wisnu Bawatenaya has been appointed to become commander of the Indonesian Army Special Forces (Kopassus) replacing Maj. The context of a story often provides its key, and in all honesty that's what I feel Washington has been considering whether to lift a ban on military training for Indonesia's notorious special forces unit, known as Kopassus. 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. Lodewijk F Paulus, an official . Nov 23, 2013 - This is closely followed by some of the seriously deficient research that parts of the Australian and Indonesian media have conducted into this story, since it first broke. Jun 19, 2013 - The trial of 12 Kopassus (Special Forces Command) soldiers accused of the extrajudicial execution of four detainees is likely to be little more than a sham warned Amnesty International as the military hearing opens on Thursday. Mar 7, 2010 - The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) warned President Barack Obama against renewing any U.S. According to credible sources, the soldiers – wearing masks and carrying weapons including AK-47s – managed to force their way into the prison after a man claiming to be from the Yogyakarta police convinced guards to open the doors. 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. Between 1984 and 1986, more than 12,000 West Papuan asylum seekers crossed into Papua New Guinea from the Indonesian province of Papua – known as West Papua to the Melanesian nationalist movement which has opposed Indonesian rule since the 1960s. Oct 28, 2011 - Documents from Indonesia's special forces, or Kopassus, leaked by Australian media in August, have revealed that Yaboisembut was on the top of the military's watch list. 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. Training for Indonesia's notorious special forces. Police officers sprayed them with cold water from a hosepipe for around 15 minutes. Oct 3, 2013 - The Indonesian military as a whole has taken steps to address this culture.