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November 29, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Media Release - November 29, 2019

The Australia West Papua Association thanks the Inner West Council in Sydney for supporting the raising of the West Papuan National Flag on its Leichhardt Town Hall today, 29 November

November 28, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Political Prisoners & Wrongful Imprisonment
Human Rights Watch News Release - November 28, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities should drop treason charges and release at least 22 activists detained since August 2019 for peaceful acts of free expression concerning Papua, Human R

November 14, 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› International Solidarity
GEBRAK - November 14, 2019

The Labour Movement With the People (GEBRAK) strongly condemns the coup d'etat in Bolivia against the government of Evo Morales.

November 4, 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Land & Agrarian Conflicts
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) News Release - November 4, 2019

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for an independent investigation to identify the perpetrators and instigators of the brutal murders of two journalists who reported allegations of

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Deforestation & Forest Fires
Forest Peoples Programme Press Release - November 4, 2019

Bangkok – Human Rights violations by one of the world's biggest palm oil suppliers, Wilmar International, and its subsidiaries and suppliers in West Sumatra have been revealed in a new

October 29, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
United Liberation Movement for West Papua Statement - October 29, 2019

President Jokowi has made another trip to West Papua, treating it as a holiday home whilst the Indonesian military kill and torture us like animals.

October 28, 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Protests & Popular Resistance
Indonesia Calling Statement - October 28, 2019

The betrayal of the mandate of reformasi – the political reform movement that began in 1998 – has angered Indonesia's youth, students and the ordinary people.

October 23, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Media Release - October 23, 2019

The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has awarded the Sir Ronald Wilson Human Rights Award to Indonesian lawyer and human rights defender Veronica Koman for her

October 18, 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Labour & Migrant Workers
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - October 18, 2019

A former journalist with Berita Satu TV won an important case for workers' rights in Indonesia, with his former employee ordered to pay severance and pending salary on October 9.

October 12, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Director at Papua Language Institute (PLI) - October 12, 2019

Open letter to:

October 7, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Human Rights Watch News Release - October 7, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities should independently investigate recent riots in Wamena, Papua that resulted in 33 deaths, Human Rights Watch said today.

October 3, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Pacific Conference of Churches Statement - October 3, 2019

A Pacific peacekeeping force should be mobilised under the auspices of the United Nations to enable a peaceful solution to the current violence in Papua.

October 1, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Greens Media Release - October 1, 2019

The Leader of the Australian Greens, Senator Richard Di Natale, today applauded the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai, for raising human rights abuses in West Papua before the

September 27, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - September 27, 2019

Dandhy Dwi Laksono, a journalist filmmaker for WatchDoc, was arrested on September 26 and charged under Indonesia's controversial Information and Electronic Transaction Law (ITE Law) f

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - September 27, 2019

Journalists covering student protests in cities across Indonesia were attacked by police in a series of brutal incidents on September 24.

September 25, 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Statement - September 25, 2019

Bangkok – Indonesian authorities should carry out a thorough investigation into the police assaults of reporters covering protests in Makassar and hold those responsible to account, th

September 24, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
ULMWP Chair - September 24, 2019

Twenty-nineteen is becoming the worst year in nearly six decades of illegal Indonesian occupation.

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Protests & Popular Resistance
GEBRAK Statement - September 24, 2019

September 24 marks the commemoration of National Farmers Day.

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Armed Forces & Military Operations
Pacific Conference of Churches Statement - September 24, 2019

Papuan churches want Indonesia to withdraw troops as violence escalates in the disputed territory.

September 18, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) - September 18, 2019

H. E. Joko Widodo
President of the Republic of Indonesia
Istana Merdeka
Jakarta Pusat 10110
Indonesia

18 September 2019

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
International Federation of Journalists Statement - September 18, 2019

Journalists covering the demonstration in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jakarta, on Friday, September 13, were harassed, blocked and had their equipment damag

Statements ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Human Rights Watch News Release - September 18, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian parliament should substantially revise the proposed new criminal code to meet international human rights standards, Human Rights Watch said today.

September 16, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
UNHCHR Press Release - September 16, 2019

Geneva – Indonesia must protect the rights of all people to peaceful protest, ensure access to the internet and protect the rights of human rights defender Veronica Koman and all other

September 13, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Joint Letter by LRWC and L4L - September 13, 2019

The LRWC and L4L sent a joint letter calling on Indonesian authorities to withdraw criminal charges against human rights lawyer Veronica Koman, charged for disseminating information ab

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Front Line Defenders Statement - September 13, 2019

On 13 September 2019, the East Java Police announced that Veronica Koman must appear at the Indonesian Embassy in Australia to comply with a summons which was scheduled for today.