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June 23, 2020

Reporters Without Boarders (RSF) News Release - June 23, 2020

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate withdrawal of a bill that would criminalize defamation in Timor-Leste again, six years after a similar law inherited from the Po

June 22, 2020

Amnesty International Urgent Action - June 22, 2020

On 17 June 2020, seven Papuan activists were convicted of treason (makar) and sentenced to between ten and 11 months in prison for their role in an anti-racism demonstration in August

June 17, 2020

TAPOL News Release - June 17, 2020

London – TAPOL regrets the sentencing of seven West Papuan political prisoners today in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan province.

West Papua Action Aotearoa Media Release - June 17, 2020

The West Papua Action Aotearoa network and 109 signatories from churches, academia, community leadership and Pacific groups have sent an urgent open letter to Jacinda Ardern and Winsto

June 13, 2020

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) News Release - June 13, 2020

Online feminist newsgroups, Magdalene and Konde.co experienced a range of digital attacks in the last month.

June 11, 2020

Joint Statement - June 11, 2020

Shalom, Assalamuallaikum Wr. Wb., Om Swastiastu, Namo Buddhaya, Salam Kebajikan

International Federation of Journalists Media Release - June 11, 2020

The Minister of Justice in Timor-Leste plans to present to the Council of Ministers a proposal to include criminal defamation in the country's penal code.

June 10, 2020

Human Rights Watch News Release - June 10, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities should drop all charges and release seven Papuan activists and students on trial for their involvement in antiracism protests in Jayapura, Papua, in Au

June 9, 2020

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Press Release - June 9, 2020

The trial of Diananta Putra Sumedi, former chief editor of local online media, banjarhits.id, began in Kotabaru District Court, South Kalimantan on June 8.

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Press Release - June 9, 2020

Bangkok – Indonesian authorities should immediately release journalist Diantara Putra Sumedi and stop legal proceedings against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

June 4, 2020

International Federation of Journalists Press Release - June 4, 2020

The Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) ruled the government internet ban in Papua and West Papua during the anti-racism protests in August and September 2019 was unlawful.

June 3, 2020

TAPOL News Release - June 3, 2020

TAPOL condemns the demand by Prosecutors seeking seventeen and five years imprisonment for West Papuan activists Buchtar Tabuni and Irwanus Uropmabin.

May 29, 2020

Free West Papua Press Release - May 29, 2020

At 7:00 in the morning on May 27th, two West Papuan activists, Gerson Son Tabuni and Kalep Kilungga were arrested without explanation by the Indonesian police in Kuala Kencana, West Pa

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Press Release - May 29, 2020

A journalist from one of Indonesia's largest digital media companies, DetikCom received death threats following their coverage of Indonesian president Joko Widodo's plan to visit a sho

May 27, 2020

Kontras Press Release - May 27, 2020

[The following is a translation of a press release issued by the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) following the release of five Papuan political prisone

Greenpeace Statement - May 27, 2020

Jakarta, Indonesia – A critically endangered Sumatran tiger trapped in a snare in a pulp concession operated by Sinar Mas Group's Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) – one of the world's biggest

May 20, 2020

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Statement - May 20, 2020

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of a journalist held since 4 May in South Kalimantan province, in the far south of the Indonesian part of the island of

May 18, 2020

Human Rights Watch News Release - May 18, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian police in South Kalimantan province should drop criminal defamation charges against a blogger for articles in which he interviewed indigenous Dayak leaders abo

May 13, 2020

Amnesty International Press Release - May 13, 2020

Responding to the postponed release of five Papuan prisoners of conscience (PoC) in Jakarta, Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director, Usman Hamid, said:

May 12, 2020

Tapol Statement - May 12, 2020

London – TAPOL condemns the political decision to cancel the early release of five political prisoners that were arrested in Jakarta for demonstrating in favour of self-determination o

May 5, 2020

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - May 5, 2020

The special crimes investigation directorate of South Kalimantan police arrested Diananta Putra Sumedi, former chief editor of local online media, banjarhits.id, despite the Indonesian

May 4, 2020

Australian West Papua Association - May 4, 2020

Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 6100
Senate, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

4 May 2020

Human Rights Watch News Release - May 4, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian government should immediately release at least 70 Papuan and Moluccan activists imprisoned for peacefully voicing their political views, Human Rights Watch sai

West Papua Action Auckland - May 4, 2020

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
Prime Minister
Rt Hon Winston Peters
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Parliament Buildings
Wellington

May 3, 2020

Human Rights Watch News Release - May 3, 2020

Human Rights Watch used a database provided by the London-based Tapol organization as well as the submission by the lawyers Jennifer Robinson and Veronica Koman to the United Nations W