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The Asian Human Rights Commission has learned that the detainees and prisoners in Indonesia face serious problems, in particular those related to overcrowding. In the past year, according to the Minister of Law and Human Rights and the Directorate General of Corrections, there are five Indonesian prisons that suffer the most from the problem of overcrowding. Comment?
A Sumatran elephant calf lies stricken in the jungle in Indonesia as conservationists fight to remove a rope tightly wound around its leg that almost caused the critically endangered animal to lose a limb. The youngster was spotted with another calf and their mother in a wildlife sanctuary in Bengkalis, Riau province, with their legs entangled in ropes that are believed to have come from traps set by locals, according to the Indonesian Mahout Association. Comment?
The elephant - along with its mother and another calf - are believed to have been caught up in the ropes for several months when they were freed by conservationists. The traps are believed to have been set by locals in a wildlife sanctuary in Bengkalis in Indonesia's Riau province. Comment?
The sick elephant was spotted in agonising pain at the Balairaja wildlife sanctuary in Bengkalis in Indonesia's Riau province, Sumatra. Veterinary workers of the VESSWIC , who conduct treatments for sick and injured elephants at the wildlife reserve, were pictured while treating the baby elephant. Comment?
The haze crisis continued to intensify yesterday with conditions in Kalimantan and Sumatra reaching alarming levels, and no respite for the two Indonesian regions on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Kalimantan, which shares a border with Malaysia, appears to be the worst hit. Comment?
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