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January 13, 2022

Human Rights Watch News Release - January 13, 2022

New York – The Indonesian government's response to the Covid-19 pandemic displaced important human rights concerns in 2021, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2022.

January 11, 2022

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - January 11, 2022

In an article in the Sydney Morning Herald (10 Jan 2022), It was reported that Defence Minister Peter Dutton said that his focus was on "prevailing peace" in the region, and that

December 8, 2021

Reporters Without Boarders News Release - December 8, 2021

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of Muhammad Asrul, a journalist in central Indonesia's South Sulawesi province who has been sentenced to three months in

December 3, 2021

Amnesty International Statemet - December 3, 2021

Eight Papuan students who have been detained and charged with treason by police for peacefully expressing their political opinions on 1 December must be immediately released, Amnesty In

December 1, 2021

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - December 1, 2021

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, 1st December

Malaysian Socialist Party (PSM) Statement - December 1, 2021

60 years ago, on 1st December 1961, the West Papuan national flag, the Morning Star, was raised for the first time on West Papua's soil.

November 12, 2021

East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) Statemet - November 12, 2021

On the 30th anniversary of the Santa Cruz massacre, the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) urges the international community to end impunity for the human rights crimes comm

November 10, 2021

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) - November 10, 2021

Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 6100
Senate, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

10 November 2021

November 9, 2021

West Papua Action Auckland - November 9, 2021

Hon Nanaia Mahuta
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Parliament Buildings
Wellington

Tena koe Nanaia Mahuta,

TAPOL Statement - November 9, 2021

TAPOL is deeply concerned about a series of escalating threats and attacks made against the family of prominent Indonesian human rights lawyer and defender, Veronica Koman in Jakarta.

November 3, 2021

TAPOL Media Statement - November 3, 2021

London – UK Government should apologise for encouraging 1960s massacres of alleged leftists in Indonesia and appoint independent counsel to investigate

November 2, 2021

Amnesty International Press Release - November 2, 2021

The Indonesian government should promptly, thoroughly, independently, transparently and effectively investigate the death of one child and the injury to another after two children were

October 21, 2021

Australian West Papua Association Statement (Sydney) - October 21, 2021

Up to 200 Indonesian military personal are taking part in a joint military exercise with Australian troops in the NT.

September 27, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - September 27, 2021

There have been a number of armed clashes between the Free Papua Movement (TPNPB-OPM) and the Indonesian security forces in the past month with casualties on both sides.

September 20, 2021

OHCHR News Release - September 20, 2021

Geneva – Indonesia must provide West Papuan human rights defender Victor Yeimo with proper medical care to keep him from dying in prison, a UN human rights expert said today.

September 16, 2021

TAPOL Press Release - September 16, 2021

London – Peaceful demonstrators, student activists, West Papuan and Indonesian political activist groups, human rights lawyers and defenders and individual civilians experienced extreme

September 9, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - September 9, 2021

Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton are attending the seventh Indonesia-Australia Foreign and Defense Ministers 2+2 dialog in Jakarta

September 5, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - September 5, 2021

In the early hours of the 2nd September, The TPNPB-OPM raided the Kisor military post in the Maybrat regency, West Papua Province. Four soldiers were killed and two wounded.

August 29, 2021

Suara Papua - August 29, 2021

Press Release by Veronica Koman, Sydney – The District Court of Jayapura issued an order to hospitalize imprisoned West Papuan pro-independence leader, Victor Yeimo, as a matter of utmo

August 20, 2021

Amnesty International News Release - August 20, 2021

Indonesian security forces have used discriminatory excessive force and racially abused protesters peacefully opposing the renewal of the Papuan Special Autonomy Law, new research by Am

August 16, 2021

West Papua Action Auckland - August 16, 2021

16 August 2021

Hon Nanaia Mahuta
Parliament Buildings
Wellington

Kia ora Nanaia Mahuta

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - August 16, 2021

AWPA condemns the crackdown on peaceful demonstrators today in West Papua. Early reports (from FB and local media) indicate up to 50 people arrested and two wounded.

August 14, 2021

Joint Statement - August 14, 2021

London, New York, Berlin – TAPOL, ETAN and Watch Indonesia!

August 12, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) - August 12, 2021

Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 6100
Senate, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

12 August 2021

August 4, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - August 4, 2021

It has been reported that the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders are meeting virtually on the 6 August.

August 3, 2021

Human Rights Watch News Release - August 3, 2021

Andreas Harsono – Indonesian Army Chief Gen.

July 29, 2021

TAPOL Statement - July 29, 2021

TAPOL strongly condemns the conduct of two airforce personnel who severely beat a disabled man, Steven Yadohamang, in Merauke, West Papua province, on 27 July 2021.

July 14, 2021

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - July 14, 2021

We have received urgent information from inside West Papua: students peacefully demonstrating against Indonesia's imposition of a second 'Special Autonomy' bill have been harassed, beat

July 12, 2021

East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) Statement - July 12, 2021

The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) mourns the death of Carmel Budiardjo, a tireless defender of human rights in Indonesia, West Papua and Timor-Leste, who passed away Ju

July 11, 2021

Tapol Statement - July 11, 2021

Carmel Budiardjo, TAPOL's founder and driving force for many decades, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday 10th July.

July 6, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - July 6, 2021

Today, the 6 July marks 23 years since the Indonesian security forces massacred scores of people in Biak, West Papua.

June 9, 2021

International Federation of Journalists Statement - June 9, 2021

Global media organisations sent a joint letter to Indonesia's minister of Communication and Information Technology urging him to repeal Ministerial Regulation 5/2020 (MR5) that enables

June 8, 2021

Human Rights Watch News Release - June 8, 2021

Andreas Harsono – Hundreds of Muslims in Indonesia this week demanded that the local government in Sraten village, East Java, stop the Muhammadiyah congregation from building a mosque.

May 28, 2021

Access Now - May 28, 2021

Access Now joins 24 organizations in calling on Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and Information Technology to repeal MR5 – a new law that jeopardizes freedom of expression through

May 27, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) - May 27, 2021

Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 6100
Senate, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

27 May 2021

Dear Foreign Minister,

May 24, 2021

ULMWP Statement - May 24, 2021

The Indonesian government is speaking out about Myanmar and Palestine whilst voting to ignore genocide and ethnic cleansing at the UN.

May 21, 2021

Human Rights Watch News Release - May 21, 2021

Jakarta – The Indonesian government should suspend and substantially revise a regulation on online content to meet international human rights standards, Human Rights Watch said in a May

May 18, 2021

International Federation of Journalists - May 18, 2021

Over the last month, Indonesia's president Joko Widodo initiated a military crackdown in West Papua targeting journalists and human rights activists.

May 12, 2021

Human Rights Watch News Release - May 12, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities should drop politically motivated treason charges and unconditionally release an activist detained for peacefully advocating Papuan independence, Human

May 10, 2021

ULMWP Statement - May 10, 2021

On Sunday May 9, the Indonesian colonial police arrested Victor Yeimo, one of our most prominent leaders inside West Papua.

West Papua Action Aotearoa - May 10, 2021

10 May 2021

Hon Nanaia Mahuta,
Minister of Foreign Affairs,
Parliament Buildings
Wellington.

Tena koe Nanaia Mahuta,

May 6, 2021

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) - May 6, 2021

Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

7 May November 2021

May 4, 2021

ULMWP Statement - May 4, 2021

I issue this urgent warning the world: huge Indonesian military operations, some of the largest in years, are imminent in West Papua.

April 30, 2021

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - April 30, 2021

AWPA condemns the continuing statements from Indonesian officials concerning the Free Papua movement in West Papua.

April 27, 2021

ULMWP Statement - April 27, 2021

As the Interim President of the West Papuan nation, I am issuing this response to Indonesian President Widodo's crack down order in West Papua.

April 5, 2021

Greenpeace Press Release - April 5, 2021

Jakarta – 'Licence to Clear,' a new Greenpeace International report urges national and provincial governments to seize a fleeting opportunity to intervene in a vast area slated for defo

March 31, 2021

Tapol Press Release - March 31, 2021

London – TAPOL strongly denounces the proposal put forward by the Indonesian National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT/Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Terorisme) to categorise the Free Papua

March 18, 2021

Human Rights Watch News Release - March 18, 2021

Jakarta – Dress codes for women and girls in Indonesia discriminate against students, civil servants, and visitors to government offices and should be revoked, Human Rights Watch said i

March 14, 2021

Arah Juang - March 14, 2021

The following is a statement by the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) in response to a police summons for KASBI General Chairperson Nining Elitos over alleged health prot

March 9, 2021

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Statement - March 9, 2021

A 17-year-old boy has become the latest victim of Indonesia's six-decades-long colonisation of West Papua.