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April 3, 2024

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - April 3, 2024

In response to the brutal torture of a West Papuan man, Defianus Kogoya by Indonesian troops in West Papua in early February, a number of rallies and discussions groups were held by civ

March 28, 2024

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) - March 28, 2024

Senator the Hon Penny Wong
PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

28 March 2024

Dear Foreign Minister,

March 25, 2024

Australian west Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - March 25, 2024

As a result of the attack on a police post in Paniai District by the TPNPB on the 20 March, the Papuan Police have deployed 30 rangers from its elite Mobile Brigade (Brimob) to secure t

March 22, 2024

Australian West Papua Association (AWPA) Sydney Statement - March 22, 2024

The Australia West Papua Association condemns the brutal torture of a West Papuan man by Indonesian troops in Yahukimo.

February 28, 2024

Human Rights Watch News Release - February 28, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian government should better enforce a revised state school uniform regulation to protect girls and women from being required to wear the hijab, Human Rights Watch

February 9, 2024

Human Rights Watch News Release - February 9, 2024

Jakarta – Two of the three Indonesian presidential and vice presidential candidates responded to a questionnaire on key human rights issues facing people in Indonesia, Human Rights Watc

January 23, 2024

Human Rights Watch News Release - January 23, 2024

Andreas Harsono – In a step forward for freedom of religion and belief in Indonesia, citizens from smaller religious groups are now permitted to change the religious identity on their i

January 22, 2024

National Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - January 22, 2024

A meeting held today (22nd January 2024) at the European Parliament called for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to urgently be allowed to investigate the human righ

January 16, 2024

Human Rights Watch Statement - January 16, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities should immediately stop all pushbacks of boats carrying ethnic Rohingya refugees, and investigate and end all assaults on refugees, Human Rights Watch s

January 8, 2024

Amnesty International News Release - January 8, 2024

Responding to the acquittal of two human rights defenders, Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti, of defamation charges initiated by an Indonesian cabinet minister, Amnesty International I

December 11, 2023

Human Rights Watch News Release - December 11, 2023

Jakarta – Candidates for Indonesia's February 2024 elections should make clear where they stand on human rights issues, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing a questionnaire for cand

December 1, 2023

Australian West Papua Association (AWPA) Statement - December 1, 2023

On the 1st December we commemorate West Papuan National Flag day or National day.

November 22, 2023

Joint Statement - November 22, 2023

The undersigned organisations, human rights groups, and defenders are calling for the Indonesian Government to end its judicial harassment against prominent human rights defenders, Fati

November 10, 2023

Timor-Leste National Alliance for an International Tribunal (ANTI) Statement - November 10, 2023

We have been carefully following with serious concern the political developments and changes that are currently taking place in Indonesia, specifically the presidential candidates who w

November 8, 2023

Liberty Victoria - November 8, 2023

Liberty Victoria is awarding the 2023 Voltaire Empty Chair Award to Mr Victor Yeimo, a strong advocate for West Papua's independence from Indonesia and an international spokesperson for

November 5, 2023

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) - November 5, 2023

Dear Pacific Islands Forum leaders,

On behalf of the Australia West Papua Association (Sydney), I am writing to you concerning the issue of West Papua.

October 31, 2023

Red Ant - October 31, 2023

On October 27, 8 progressive and socialist organisations issued a joint statement in support of Palestine and its resistance against Israeli colonialism.

October 27, 2023

Joint Statement - October 27, 2023

We, the organisations in Indonesia listed below, declare that:

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - October 27, 2023

On October 14, West Papuan journalist Victor Mambor was informed that the police investigation into an explosion outside his home in January had been terminated months prior.

September 27, 2023

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) - September 27, 2023

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney)PO Box 28, Spit Junction,NSW 2088

Senator the Hon Penny Wong
PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Joint Statement - September 27, 2023

We demand the removal of Cuba from the United States (US) Administration's list of countries supporting terrorism, along with the unconditional lifting of the debilitating blockade, an

September 12, 2023

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - September 12, 2023

A Radio New Zealand (RNZ) journalist has alleged that an Indonesian official attempted to both bribe and intimidate him following an interview at a recent meeting of a Melanesian

August 18, 2023

West Papua Action Aotearoa - August 18, 2023

Rt Hon Chris Hipkins
Prime Minister
Hon Nanaia Mahuta
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Parliament Buildings
Wellington

August 13, 2023

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - August 13, 2023

Again, West Papuan National Committee (KNPB) activists were arrested simply because they were handing out flyers calling on West Papuans to commemorate the tragic day in their history,

July 28, 2023

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - July 28, 2023

As the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) leaders' summit approaches, Indonesia is stepping up its campaign of repression against West Papuans peacefully rallying for full membership of t

July 17, 2023

Socialist Union Statement - July 17, 2023

Riang Karunianidi – The government has demolished the remains of the Geudong House (Rumoh Geudong) in Pidie regency, Aceh.

July 12, 2023

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - July 12, 2023

As people across West Papua mobilise in favour of the ULMWP gaining full membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), Indonesia is ramping up its repression of peaceful activists

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - July 12, 2023

The Australia West Papua Association condemns the arrest of 10 West Papua National Committee (KNPB) members yesterday, 11 July.

July 5, 2023

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - July 5, 2023

Today, the 6 July marks 25 years since the Indonesian security forces massacred scores of people in Biak, West Papua.

The Greens Media Release - July 5, 2023

Indonesia's President Widodo's visit to Australia has ignited a pressing demand for an open and honest conversation about the ongoing West Papua crisis.

July 4, 2023

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - July 4, 2023

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is attending the 8th Indonesia-Australia Annual Leaders Meeting in Sydney before flying on to PNG for a 2 day visit on Wednesday.

June 6, 2023

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - June 6, 2023

We are at a historic moment for the West Papuan people.

May 24, 2023

Australian West Papua Association (AWPA) Statement - May 24, 2023

The International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories (NSGT) is commemorated annually from 25-31 May.

May 22, 2023

Human Rights Watch Statement - May 22, 2023

Jakarta – The Indonesian government should support the national Press Council's efforts to protect university media outlets and mediate their disputes with school authorities, Human Rig

May 21, 2023

Red Ant - May 21, 2023

It is twenty-five years since mass "Reformasi" (reform) protests brought down the "New Order" Indonesian military dictatorship, marked by the resignation of General Suharto on May 21, 1

May 10, 2023

TAPOL Press Release - May 10, 2023

London – With the ink now drying on the laws creating the new provinces in West Papua, claimed by Jakarta to have support from Papuans, TAPOL's new report, 'West Papua 2022: Freedom Of

May 7, 2023

Amnesty International Statement - May 7, 2023

Indonesian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Papuans and those detained solely for their peaceful expressions, said Amnesty International Indonesia and Amnesty In

April 19, 2023

Australian West Papua Association (AWPA) Statement - April 19, 2023

On Saturday the 15 April there was a clash between the Free Papua Movement (TPNPB) and the Indonesian security forces (TNI) in the Nduga District.

March 30, 2023

ULMWP Statement - March 30, 2023

Today, Indonesia has shown that even humanitarianism is illegal in West Papua.

March 23, 2023

Red Ant - March 23, 2023

Members of Federasi Serikat Buruh Demokratik Kerakyatan (F-SEDAR) in Indonesia have been struggling against the company Alpen Food Industry (AICE) for over 5 years.

March 10, 2023

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - March 10, 2023

The Indonesian state is causing a renewed humanitarian crisis in occupied West Papua.

March 8, 2023

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - March 8, 2023

Senator the Hon Penny Wong
PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

9 March 2023

Dear Foreign Minister,

TAPOL Statement - March 8, 2023

It has been a month since Susi Air pilot Philip Mark Mehrtens was taken hostage by the National Liberation Army of West Papua (TPNPB) in Nduga, in the highlands of Papua Pegunungan Prov

March 4, 2023

IFEX Statement - March 4, 2023

A new survey showed that Indonesian female journalists have experienced various forms of sexual violence in the workplace and in the course of fulfilling their duties in the field.

February 25, 2023

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - February 25, 2023

I am heartbroken to hear that nine West Papuans have been murdered by Indonesian security forces after unrest in Wamena, my hometown.

February 20, 2023

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) Statement - February 20, 2023

The Pacific Conference of Churches has concluded a series of meetings with Benny Wenda and other representatives of the united liberation movement of West Papua during his visit to Fiji

February 9, 2023

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - February 9, 2023

I want to offer my deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the New Zealand pilot taken hostage in Nduga.

January 24, 2023

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - January 24, 2023

Although no one was injured in the blast near Victors home on Monday (around 4.00 am), Victor reports that the low-powered explosion "was so loud that my house shook like there was an e

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - January 24, 2023

Veteran journalist and former regional AJI head Victor Mambor has reported the detonation of an explosive device outside his home on the morning of January 23, 2022.

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Statement - January 24, 2023

Bangkok – Indonesian authorities must thoroughly and swiftly investigate the recent attack on Papuan journalist Victor Mambor's home and hold those responsible to account, the Committee