Twenty-nineteen has been the worst year on record for the people of West Papua. They cannot enjoy their Christmas this year.
December 24, 2019
December 13, 2019
Police officers grabbed the phone of IDN Times journalist Helmi Shemi, deleting his footage of the Jakarta protests on Human Rights Day.
December 6, 2019
The list of political prisoners in Indonesia's West Papua and Papua provinces is growing higher, as at least 110 people were arrested for raising the Papuan national flag over the week
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
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 17, 2019
Ian Ahong – November 17 is the commemoration of International Student Day.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Open letter to:
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
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
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
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
Journalists covering student protests in cities across Indonesia were attacked by police in a series of brutal incidents on September 24.
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
Twenty-nineteen is becoming the worst year in nearly six decades of illegal Indonesian occupation.
September 24 marks the commemoration of National Farmers Day.
Papuan churches want Indonesia to withdraw troops as violence escalates in the disputed territory.
September 18, 2019
H. E. Joko Widodo
President of the Republic of Indonesia
Jakarta Pusat 10110
18 September 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