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Small Arms Survey. 2004 ‘Police Training in Indonesia.’ Small Arms Survey 2004: Rights at Risk; Box 7.4, p. 226. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July

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Training materials and practices at the country's main police college were strongly militaristic in tone, reinforcing 'a trigger-happy approach to the use of force'. New police recruits were given target practice, but no operational traning reflecting the requirements of the UN Basic Principles…

In recent years, international donors have directed their attention to the Indonesian police. Assistance programmes with a training component have been conducted by the Australian, Japanese, UK and US governments, as well as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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