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June 29, 2020

Kompas.com - June 29, 2020

Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III member Taufik Basari from the National Democratic Party (Nasdem) has criticised the sentences demanded by the

June 27, 2020

Tempo - June 27, 2020

Jakarta – Chairman of the Synod of Indonesia Gospel Tabernacle Church (Kingmi) in Papua, Rev.

June 26, 2020

Kompas.com - June 26, 2020

Devina Halim, Jakarta – Wahid Foundation Director Yenny Wahid believes that flying the Morning Star flag is not an act of makar (treason, subversion, rebellion) and that the Papuan peo

June 25, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - June 25, 2020

Sri Krishnamurthi – Miss Universe NZ 2019 beauty queen Diamond Langi is being trolled by thousands of Indonesians on social media for speaking up about discrimination against West Papu

Mongabay - June 25, 2020

In a year-long investigation with The Gecko Project, the Korean Center for Investigative Journalism-Newstapa and Al Jazeera, Mongabay traced a $22 million "consultancy" payment connect

June 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 24, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Human rights activists have slammed the government for what they deem the misuse of treason charges to prosecute Papuans, thereby threatening their freedom of

June 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 23, 2020

Jakarta – Puncak Jaya regency in the remote Pegunungan Tengah area of Papua reported its first case of COVID-19 on Monday.

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 21, 2020

Reuters - June 21, 2020

Freeport Indonesia, operator of Grasberg, the world's second-biggest copper mine, is on track shift to all-underground mining by 2022, its chief executive said on Sunday.

June 20, 2020

Kompas.com - June 20, 2020

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has cancelled an appeal against a Jakarta Administrative Court (PTUN) ruling which found the government at fault for blocking inter

Jakarta Post - June 20, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Indonesia urged the international community to speak up and take decisive action against racial violence at a United Nations forum in Geneva, Switzerland, o

June 19, 2020

Morning Star - June 19, 2020

Leader of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua Benny Wenda called for ordinary Indonesians to be "the voice of the voiceless" as he urged vigilance in the continued struggle f

Tempo - June 19, 2020

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Indonesian government submitted an appeal against the Jakarta Administrative District Court's (PTUN) decision that found President Jokowi and Communication a

CNN Indonesia - June 19, 2020

Jakarta – Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Chairperson Abdul Manan says that the government is not ready yet to accept corrections from its citizens after it submitted an appe

June 18, 2020

Tempo - June 18, 2020

Jakarta – The government must not continue its mistaken policies in Papua. Stop the violence and start the dialogue.

Kompas.com - June 18, 2020

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The panel of judges at the Balikpapan District Court in East Kalimantan found seven Papuan political prisoners guilty of treason during the sentence he

Sydney Morning Herald - June 18, 2020

Veronica Koman and Ronny Kareni – Over the past few months, a terrible injustice has been playing out in Indonesia's legal system: 56 black political prisoners put on trial for treason

CNN Indonesia - June 18, 2020

Jakarta – The Papuan Coalition for Upholding the Law and Human Rights is urging the police to stop criminalising the Papuan people through the makar (treason, subversion, rebellion) ar

The Guardian - June 18, 2020

Febriana Firdaus – Seven Papuan activists have been found guilty of treason and sentenced to up to 11 months in prison for their involvement in anti-racism rallies in West Papua last y

Jakarta Post - June 18, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Four student activists from the Jayapura University of Science and Technology (USTJ) in Papua were detained by the police for questioning on Monday while ho

Antara News - June 18, 2020

Hendrina DK, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura, Papua – Some 816 police and military personnel are on standby in areas around Jayapura, Papua, as a precautionary measure against likely local p

June 17, 2020

Associated Press - June 17, 2020

Jakarta – An Indonesian court on Wednesday sentenced seven Papuan pro-independence activists to nearly yearlong jail terms on treason charges for organizing anti-racism protests last y

TAPOL News Release - June 17, 2020

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

Asia Times - June 17, 2020

John McBeth, Jakarta – Amid the fallout from the George Floyd murder re-awakening awareness of racial discrimination around the globe, an Indonesian court has sentenced seven Papuans t