Since the early 20th century under the domination of imperialism, the nation and people in Indonesia have been confronted with chronic crises.
October 20, 2020
October 15, 2020
Jakarta – Indonesia's government should revise a new jobs law to meet international human rights standards, Human Rights Watch said today.
October 12, 2020
At least 28 journalists, covering protests against Omnibus Law, were attacked by police in Indonesia on October 8.
October 10, 2020
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) today condemned the granting of a visa to visit the United States to serial human rights violator Prabowo Subianto.
October 6, 2020
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins international calls on the government of Indonesia to repeal the Omnibus Law on Job Creation, renegotiate and open constructive d
October 5, 2020
Over the last few days, in the mist of the corona virus pandemic that is still not under control, the House of Representatives (DPR) was still enthusiastically deliberating the Draft Om
September 30, 2020
HE Dame Barbara Woodward,Permanent Representative
United Kingdom Mission to the UN
New York, NY
September 28, 2020
28 September 2020
Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern,
Hon Winston Peters,
Minister of Foreign Affairs,
September 23, 2020
TAPOL condemns the killing of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani, a church leader from Hitadipa District, Intan Jaya Regency, Papua Province.
September 9, 2020
A series of assaults against local journalists has occurred in different cities in the country, ranging from verbal attacks to physical assault.
August 26, 2020
Andreas Harsono – At least 17 prisons in Indonesia have Covid-19 cases, with 120 inmates and 18 officials infected with the coronavirus, according to a joint report from human rights gr
August 25, 2020
Media organisations in Indonesia have reported a spate of digital attacks directed at critical coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic.
August 17, 2020
Ronny Kareni – We are West Papuans living in Australia, calling for our friends to support Veronica Koman, an Indonesian human rights lawyer.
August 12, 2020
London – Surveillance, intimidation and harassment, protest dispersals, torture, arbitrary arrests and extra-judicial killings continued in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Pa
July 27, 2020
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has submitted an amicus curiae to support Diananta Putra Sumedi, former chief editor of local online media Banjarhits.id.
July 24, 2020
In response to widening criticism, Timor-Leste's Ministry of Justice has revised its proposed criminal defamation law to exempt criticisms of political parties and public servants, but
July 16, 2020
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has submitted a legal advice highlighting the dangers of the proposed re-introduction of criminal defamation law into Timor-Leste to P
July 15, 2020
Three media workers have died due to coronavirus and dozens of media workers in several cities have tested positive.
July 10, 2020
Kumparan, an online media based in Jakarta sacked almost 100 media workers on the basis of decreases revenue from the Covid-19 outbreak.
July 6, 2020
Today marks 22 years since the Biak Massacre when the Indonesian security forces massacred scores of people in Biak, West Papua.
July 5, 2020
The following is a translation of a press release by 17 West Papuan organisations that have launched a Papuan People's Petition (Petisi Rakyat Papua) to oppose the government's discuss
July 3, 2020
Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk – A Papuan church leader and advocate for social justice has penned an open letter to the Indonesian government calling for justice and an end to racism t
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
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
London – TAPOL regrets the sentencing of seven West Papuan political prisoners today in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan province.