Prison Conditions in Indonesia

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Human Rights Watch, 1990 - Convicts - 76 pages
On the Code of Criminal Procedure. A chronology of press reports

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Page 31 - No prisoner shall be punished unless he has been informed of the offence alleged against him and given a proper opportunity of presenting his defence.
Page 14 - In all places where prisoners are required to live or work, (a) The windows shall be large enough to enable the prisoners to read or work by natural light, and shall be so constructed that they can allow the entrance of fresh air whether or not there is artificial ventilation; (b) Artificial light shall be provided sufficient for the prisoners to read or work without injury to eyesight.
Page 17 - Every prisoner who is not allowed to wear his own clothing shall be provided with an outfit of clothing suitable for the climate and adequate to keep him in good health.
Page 31 - Corporal punishment, punishment by placing in a dark cell, and all cruel, inhuman or degrading punishments shall be completely prohibited as punishments for disciplinary offences.
Page 13 - All accommodation provided for the use of prisoners and in particular all sleeping accommodation shall meet all requirements of health, due regard being paid to climatic conditions and particularly to cubic content of air, minimum floor space, lighting, heating and ventilation.
Page 21 - Sick prisoners who require specialist treatment shall be transferred to specialized institutions or to civil hospitals. Where hospital facilities are provided in an institution, their equipment, furnishings and pharmaceutical supplies shall be proper for the medical care and treatment of sick prisoners, and there shall be a staff of suitably trained officers.
Page 14 - ... 17. Arrangements shall be made on their admission to the institution to ensure that their personal clothing is kept in good condition and fit for use. 18. Every prisoner shall, in accordance with local or national standards, be provided with a separate bed, and with separate and appropriate bedding which shall be kept in good order and changed often enough to ensure its cleanliness. Food 19. 1. In accordance with the standards laid down by the health authorities, the administration shall provide...
Page 17 - Every prisoner shall be provided by the administration at the usual hours with food of nutritional value adequate for health and strength, of wholesome quality and well prepared and served.
Page 2 - Justice declared that all prisons in the country must abide by the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners.
Page 4 - Children age six and above learned its five principles — belief in one God, humanitarianism, national unity, democracy, and social justice — by rote and were instructed daily to apply the meanings of this key national symbol to their lives. The alleged communist coup attempt in 1965 provided a vivid image of transgression against the Pancasila. Partly to prove their rejection of communist ideology, all teachers — like...

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