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Shackling Of Mental Health Patients Still Occurs In Indonesia Despite Ban, Report Says

The Guardian: ‘Living in hell’: mentally ill people in Indonesia chained and confined
“Almost 40 years after Indonesia banned the practice of shackling people with mental health conditions, nearly 19,000 are still living in chains, or are locked up in institutions where they are vulnerable to abuse, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW)…” (Jones, 3/20).