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May 29, 2020

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

May 1, 2020

East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) - May 1, 2020

The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) condemns the ongoing violence and racism against West Papuans living in various parts of Indonesia and in West Papua (the Indonesian

April 24, 2020

TAPOL Statement - April 24, 2020

London – TAPOL denounces the sentencing by the district court of Central Jakarta which found six political prisoners guilty of treason today and demands their immediate release.

April 19, 2020

Joint Press Release - April 19, 2020

A logging company, PT Wanagalang Utama, is felling timber on indigenous land from Aisnak, in the Far South East Aifat subdistrict, Maybrat Regency, to as far as South Moskona subdistri

West Papua Action Auckland - April 19, 2020

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

April 16, 2020

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - April 16, 2020

Journalists in Timor Leste are facing pay cuts amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

April 10, 2020

Human Rights Watch Statement - April 10, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia's government is failing to provide transparency and access to information to battle the COVID-19 outbreak, Human Rights Watch said today.

April 9, 2020

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - April 9, 2020

The House of Representatives is due to pass the revised Criminal Code, which has been widely criticised for violating press freedom and access to information.

April 2, 2020

Joint Statement - April 2, 2020

We appreciate steps taken by the Government to free prisoners, particularly child prisoners, through the assimilation system, conditional release, conditional holiday and holiday for t

March 20, 2020

International Federation of Journalists Statement - March 20, 2020

Protesters targeted the Indonesian magazine company, Tempo following the paper's publication on a politician allegedly involved with money laundering.

March 18, 2020

United Liberation Movement for West Papua Statement - March 18, 2020

As I stated last week, the people of West Papua face a new double crisis: a humanitarian crisis caused by Indonesian military operations, and a medical crisis caused by coronavirus.

March 13, 2020

International Federation of Journalists Statement - March 13, 2020

Tuti Nurkhomariyah, a journalist with RMOL Lampung, was verbally assaulted by Lampung's governor, Arinal Djunaidi, at a press conference on March 3.

March 10, 2020

ULMWP Statement - March 10, 2020

As the world faces the coronavirus crisis, my people face a renewed humanitarian crisis in West Papua.

February 19, 2020

International Federation of Journalists Statement - February 19, 2020

Mohammad Sadli Saleh, the chief editor of Liputanpersada.com was arrested for publishing an article covering alleged corruption connected to road construction in Central Buton district