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 29, 2019
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
September 24 marks the commemoration of National Farmers Day.
Papuan churches want Indonesia to withdraw troops as violence escalates in the disputed territory.
Twenty-nineteen is becoming the worst year in nearly six decades of illegal Indonesian occupation.
September 18, 2019
Jakarta – The Indonesian parliament should substantially revise the proposed new criminal code to meet international human rights standards, Human Rights Watch said today.
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
September 16, 2019
Geneva – Indonesia must protect the rights of all people to peaceful protest, ensure access to the internet and protect the rights of human rights defender Veronica Koman and all other
September 13, 2019
The LRWC and L4L sent a joint letter calling on Indonesian authorities to withdraw criminal charges against human rights lawyer Veronica Koman, charged for disseminating information ab
On 13 September 2019, the East Java Police announced that Veronica Koman must appear at the Indonesian Embassy in Australia to comply with a summons which was scheduled for today.
September 7, 2019
Sydney – Indonesian authorities should impartially investigate the deaths of at least 10 Papuans during recent unrest in the easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua, Human Rights
September 3, 2019
Leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale today condemned the recent deaths of at least six West Papuans who were killed by the Indonesian military while peacefully protesti
Since the siege on the Papuan student dormitory in Surabaya, a wave of demonstrations by the Papuan people has taken place.
September 2, 2019
The Australia West Papua Association has written to the Australian Foreign Minister concerning the situation in West Papua, urging her to call on Jakarta to withdraw the extra security
September 1, 2019
On Saturday, August 31, 2019 around 20.30, Surya Anta was arrested by plain-clothed police officers at Plaza Indonesia.