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May 31, 2023

Benarnews - May 31, 2023

Arie Firdaus, Jakarta – A proposal to establish a regional command for the army in each of Indonesia's 38 provinces has sparked an outcry from human rights and security experts, who fea

May 24, 2023

Tempo - May 24, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko on Wednesday urges calm in the wake of news that the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) Law will be revised.

South China Morning Post - May 24, 2023

Former Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri has slammed the military's plans to set up regional commands, asking if it was preparing for a war.

May 23, 2023

CNN Indonesia - May 23, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) is urging that the discourse on a plan to add additional military commands so that all 38 provinces in Indonesia have regional milita

May 16, 2023

Tempo - May 16, 2023

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was tight-lipped when asked about the polemic surrounding the amendment of the Indonesian Armed Forces Law (UU TNI).

May 15, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - May 15, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – A public lecture titled "Exploring Nonviolent Alternatives in Papua" was organized by the Student Executive Board of the Jayapura University of Science and Technology (

April 28, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 28, 2023

Jakarta – Misinformation is rampant in this digital era, but the lack of transparency on the part of the government regarding the ongoing attempts to rescue a New Zealand pilot who was

April 27, 2023

Tempo - April 27, 2023

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko issued a warning to separatist groups in Papua who have committed human rights violations against civilians, women, and c

UCA News - April 27, 2023

They want an end to military operations in the crisis-hit province following the move to implement a 'combat alert operation'

Tabloid Jubi - April 27, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Church leaders across denominations in Papua urge President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to stop military operations in Papua and instead, promote a humanitarian approach and n

April 26, 2023

Tempo - April 26, 2023

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – The Cartenz Peace Operation Task Force rebutted the statement that the joint Indonesian military (TNI) and police (Polri) team dropped bombs in Nduga as con

April 25, 2023

April 21, 2023

Asia Pacific Report - April 21, 2023

Indonesian security forces have intensified operations in various conflict areas in West Papua, reports Human Rights Monitor.

April 20, 2023

UCA News - April 20, 2023

Papuans are growing increasingly anxious about their security after the Indonesian military warned of a special operation following the killing of four soldiers involved in a mission to

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.

Kompas.com - April 19, 2023

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform is urging the TNI (Indonesian military) to cancel a decision to raise the operational status in c

Radio New Zealand - April 19, 2023

The Indonesian Military (TNI) has officially escalated its operational status in West Papua to "ground combat ready" following a clash with the West Papuan Liberation Army over the week

Tempo - April 19, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Civil Coalition for Security Reform urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to cease the military combat operation being implemented by the Indonesian Mi

April 18, 2023

Tempo - April 18, 2023

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The deployment of 1,200 Indonesian Military soldiers to the XVIII/Kasuari Regional Military Command in West Papua and Southwest Papua drew public protest, inc

April 14, 2023

Asia Pacific Report - April 14, 2023

A West Papuan leader has accused Indonesia of imposing a "martial law" on the Melanesian region in response to the kidnapping of a New Zealand pilot by rebels fighting Jakarta's contest

April 13, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - April 13, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Association of Moni Students (IPMMO) in Java-Bali assesses that the armed conflict in Intan Jaya Regency is increasingly heating up with the ongoing sweeping carrie

April 10, 2023

Tempo - April 10, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Amidst celebrating the 77th-anniversary commemoration of the Indonesian Air Force (TNI AU), House of Representatives (DPR) speaker Puan Maharani on Sunday said she wil

April 6, 2023

Kompas.com - April 6, 2023

Aryo Putranto Saptohutomo, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) Deputy Chairperson Ardi Manto Adiputra is concerned that the formation of new regional military commands (

April 4, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - April 4, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Regional Coordinator of the Kemah Injil Indonesia Church (GKII), Hans Wakerkwa, said that in late March to early April there were a number of house burnings and arr

March 25, 2023

Antara News - March 25, 2023

Ahmad B, Kenzu, Palembang, S Sumatra – National Defense Forces (TNI) Commander Admiral Yudo Margono flagged off the departure of 850 soldiers of the Indonesia-Papua New Guinea Border Se

March 21, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - March 21, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Chairman of Yahukimo Students All Around Indonesia Yanis Soll said his party asked President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to guarantee the peace and safety of the people in Yah

March 20, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - March 20, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) asked the Yahukimo Regency Government to pay attention to Papuan civilians in the Yahukimo war zone and protect them fro

Tempo - March 20, 2023

Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Air Force or TNI AU plans to strengthen air defenses. One way is through a plan to replace old radars that are still in operation.

Tabloid Jubi - March 20, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on the international community to pay serious attention to the escalated violence that continued to occ

March 15, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - March 15, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Executive Director of Amnesty International Indonesia Usman Hamid said the armed conflict in Papua between the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) and Indonesia

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

Tabloid Jubi - March 8, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) of Tolikara Region in Mountainous Papua Province is urging young Papuans not to apply as members of the Indonesian Military (TN

March 6, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - March 6, 2023

Another day, another oknum, as they say, with a soldier now in the spotlight for violent behavior that doesn't necessarily represent the institution of which he is part.

March 1, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - March 1, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Democracy Alliance for Papua (AlDP) recorded at least 9,205 Indonesian Military (TNI) and Poice personnel were stationed in Papua and West Papua provinces in 2022.

February 23, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 23, 2023

Jakarta – Out of the blue, the government recently announced a plan to form new regional military commands (Kodam) in each of the country's 37 provinces, citing the need to strengthen t

February 22, 2023

CNN Indonesia - February 22, 2023

Jakarta – The governor of the government's policy think-tank the National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas), Andi Widjajanto, says that the violence in Papua has tended to increase under

Kompas.com - February 22, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti says that the humanitarian pause negotiated by the National Hu

February 13, 2023

CNN Indonesia - February 13, 2023

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform says that the plan to establish regional military commands (Kodam) in every province is a step backwards for TNI (Indone

February 12, 2023

Kompas.com - February 12, 2023

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has warned that establishing additional regional military commands (Kodam) in the five

February 10, 2023

Kompas.com - February 10, 2023

Nirmala Maulana Achmad, Jakarta – Army Chief of Staff (KSAD) General Dudung Abdurachman says that every province in Indonesia will have a regional military command (Kodam) headquarters.

January 28, 2023

CNN Indonesia - January 28, 2023

Medan – Defense Minister (Menhan) Prabowo Subianto has revealed a plan to reinforce military forces in every part of Indonesia's territory by establishing Regional Military Commands (Ko

December 30, 2022

Tempo - December 30, 2022

Antara – Translator: Intern/Imaji Lasahido, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police extended the period of the territorial operation on Papua Province under the code name Cartenz Peace

December 28, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 28, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Jokowi "Jokowi" Widodo told new Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Muhammad Ali on Wednesday that the latter holds one of the country's most important j

December 21, 2022

The Diplomat - December 21, 2022

Sebastian Strangio – Indonesia's newly appointed military chief has played down the seriousness of the situation in Papua, after several years of worsening conflict in the restive easte

Jakarta Globe - December 21, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia's new capital Nusantara should strengthen its air defense by adopting advanced military technologies, as the first battle the metropolis would fa

December 20, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 20, 2022

BTV, Jakarta – Newly-installed Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) Commander Admiral Yudo Margono said restoring order and security in Papua is one of his top priorities during his short tenu

Benar News - December 20, 2022

Arie Firdaus and Dandy Koswaraputra, Jakarta – Indonesia's new military chief said Tuesday that violence in the troubled Papua region had not risen to an emergency level after one perso

December 19, 2022

Reuters - December 19, 2022

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Monday he supports plans to scale back the presence of troops in the eastern region of Papua, where the military has been accused of hum

Jakarta Globe - December 19, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Admiral Yudo Margono has officially become the new commander of the Indonesian Armed Forces, or TNI, replacing the retiring General Andika Perkasa.

December 14, 2022

Criky.com - December 14, 2022

Maeve McGregor – The quiet appointment of Indonesia's defence chief to the military division of the Order of Australia has been criticised by human rights organisations, who say the dec