UN urges torture inquiry after Indonesia police put snake on West Papua boy

Expert panel says incident shows the ‘deeply entrenched discrimination and racism’ faced by Papuans Indonesian police who used a large snake to terrorise a handcuffed boy is reflective of “a widespread pattern of violence” against indigenous West Papuans, a United Nations panel…
Indonesian police apologise for using snake to interrogate Papuan

Indonesian police have admitted using a snake during an interrogation of a West Papuan. The Associated Press reported that the admission came after a video of the interrogation went viral online. The video shows a Papuan man in custody, screaming in terror…