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Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism

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December 28, 2022

Kompas.com - December 28, 2022

Adhyasta Dirgantara, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid and Human Rights Association (PBHI) Chairperson Julius Ibrani says that law enforcement officials have a special team tasked with cri

November 15, 2022

Tempo - November 15, 2022

Ilona Esterina Piri, Arya Prasetya (Intern), Jakarta – A number of events and discussions held in Bali were forced to be dismissed ahead of the G20 Summit this week.

October 25, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - October 25, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – The spokesperson for the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), Ones Suhuniap, questioned why the police searched the house of KNPB activist Stevanus Itlay in Sentani, t

July 5, 2022

Kompas.com - July 5, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – University of Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM UI) Chairperson Bayu Satria Utomo believes that the stipulations under Article 273 in the revised Draft

July 4, 2022

Tempo - July 4, 2022

M Faiz Zaki, Jakarta – One of the Save Sangihe Island activists, Jull Takaliulang on Sunday said that the group will pay a visit to the Indonesian National Police (Polri) main headquart

July 1, 2022

Kompas.com - July 1, 2022

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the police often discriminate in the way they handle particular cases.

May 31, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - May 31, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi TV – Papua Governor Lukas Enembe finally opened up about his experience of receiving intimidation through the distribution of hoaxes on social media by certain groups, suc

May 11, 2022

Jakarta Post - May 11, 2022

Nur Janti, Jakarta – Activists have condemned alleged terror and intimidation against Papuan human rights activists and called the police to thoroughly investigate an alleged arson atta

UCA News - May 11, 2022

Katharina Reny Lestari – A human rights organization in Indonesia's restive Papua province came under attack from an unknown assailant who threw what was thought to be Molotov cocktails

May 9, 2022

CNN Indonesia - May 9, 2022

Jakarta – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua is urging the authorities to immediately and fully investigate an attack on the Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices in Jayapura.

April 26, 2022

New Mandala - April 26, 2022

Firhandika Ade Santury – Indonesia is beginning a new chapter in its democracy.

March 24, 2022

CNN Indonesia - March 24, 2022

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition insists that the emergence of Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Menko Marves) Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan's name in a video di

Tempo - March 24, 2022

Eka Yudha Pratama, Jakarta – Director of Lokataru Foundation Haris Azhar, who was named as a suspect for a defamation case against coordinating minister of Maritime Affairs and Investme

Tabloid JUBI - March 24, 2022

Adlu, Jubi TV – Papuan People's Solidarity in Manokwari, West Papua, has expressed that they stand with Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti, two rights activists who were recently named

March 23, 2022

Tempo - March 23, 2022

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – Law and human rights foundation Lokataru director Haris Azhar expressed concern over how state officials use their positions and institutions to criminalize

March 22, 2022

TAPOL - March 22, 2022

Freedom of expression in Indonesia is not improving, and the situation is of increasing concern where the opinion being expressed is critical of the human rights situation of West Papua

March 21, 2022

Tempo - March 21, 2022

Niken Nurcahyani, Jakarta – The Metro Jaya Police has officially named Lokataru Director Haris Azhar and KontraS coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti as suspects in a defamation case against

March 19, 2022

Kompas.com - March 19, 2022

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Activist Haris Azhar has spoken out about the decision by police to declare him a suspect on charges of alleged defamation against Coordinating Minister

December 13, 2021

Suara.com - December 13, 2021

Bangun Santoso, Yosea Arga Pramudita – Amnesty International Indonesia recorded cases of the criminalisation and repression of civil society using the Information and Electronic Transac

December 3, 2021

Tempo - December 3, 2021

Syailendra Persada, Jakarta – The chairperson of the National Commission on Violence Against Women or Komnas Perempuan, Andy Yentriyani, on Thursday said female human rights defenders o

November 22, 2021

Tempo - November 22, 2021

M Yusuf Manurung, Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Law and human rights foundation Lokataru director Haris Azhar asked state officials to focus more on dealing with the persisting conflict in Pa

November 11, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - November 11, 2021

The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has appealed to news media that reported on intimidation against the parents and relatives of human rights lawyer Veronica Koman to immedia

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

Kompas.com - November 10, 2021

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) is urging the police to hold an independent investigation to find the perpetrator of the terror attack on the home of the parents o

November 9, 2021

Radio New Zealand - November 9, 2021

There's condemnation in Indonesia after an apparent attack on the parents of Veronica Yoman a lawyer who advocates for West Papuan human rights issues.

Tabloid JUBI - November 9, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has asked the media that reported the terror against the parents and relatives of rights lawyer Veronica Koman t

CNN Indonesia - November 9, 2021

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders says that the home of Veronica Koman's parents has been terrorised twice over a period of two weeks.

West Papua Action Auckland - November 9, 2021

Hon Nanaia Mahuta
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Parliament Buildings

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 8, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - November 8, 2021

Police are investigating an explosion at the family home of lawyer and pro-Papuan liberation activist Veronica Koman, who is widely seen by nationalists as a traitor to the country.

CNN Indonesia - November 8, 2021

Jakarta – The Detachment 88 (Densus) Special Anti-Terrorist Unit says that the material found at the scene of an explosion at lawyer and Papua activist Veronica Koman's Jakarta home on

Tempo - November 8, 2021

Jessica Ester, Friski Riana, Jakarta – Veronica Koman often receives terrors for her advocacy for human rights in Papua.

Reuters - November 8, 2021

Jakarta – Activists in Indonesia on Monday condemned a series of threats against the family of a prominent human rights lawyer and urged a thorough police investigation after an explosi

The Guardian - November 8, 2021

Febriana Firdaus, Bali – Activists in Indonesia have called for a thorough investigation after an explosion outside the home of the parents of a prominent human rights lawyer who repres

October 19, 2021

Kompas.com - October 19, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has highlighted the massive scale of the attacks and criminalisation of human right

October 11, 2021

ULMWP News - October 11, 2021

A new United Nations report has detailed the harassment and surveillance of West Papuan human rights defenders at the hands of the Indonesian state.

October 9, 2021

CNN Indonesia - October 9, 2021

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that seven international non-government organisations (NGOs) have highlighted the recent criminalisat

September 29, 2021

CNN Indonesia - September 29, 2021

Jakarta – The Presidential Staff Office (KSP) has criticised the United Nations over a report on intimidation and violence against human rights activists in Papua.

September 20, 2021

Kompas.com - September 20, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) and its 16 regional offices have strongly condemned a firebomb terror attack on the Legal Aid Foundation (LB

September 18, 2021

Detik News - September 18, 2021

Jauh Hari Wawan S, Yogyakarta – The Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) office in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta was the target of a terror attack early on the morning of Saturday September

September 16, 2021

CNN Indonesia - September 16, 2021

Jakarta – The criminalisation of activists in 2019 and 2020 has been cited as one of the factors for the decline in the quality of democracy in Indonesia.

August 3, 2021

CNN Indonesia - August 3, 2021

Jakarta – The director of the Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH), Ni Kadek Vany Primaliraning, has been reported to the Bali regional police for treason for allegedly facilitating a mass a

August 2, 2021

Mongabay - August 2, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A court in Indonesia has acquitted six villagers in a dispute against a tapioca factory, ruling that the criminal charges, allegedly brought at the behest

May 23, 2021

Suara Papua - May 23, 2021

Markus You, Nabire – With the exception of a mass protest against racism on the grounds of the Papua governor's office on August 19, 2019, Victor Yeimo was never involved in the subsequ

November 18, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 18, 2020

Semarang – Frans Josua Napitu, a Semarang State University (Unnes) student who reported the university's rector to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has challenged the campus

October 29, 2020

Tempo - October 29, 2020

Jakarta – The police arrested activists from the Save Indonesia Coalition for spreading hate. This is a foolish way to deal with differences of opinion.

July 15, 2020

May 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 8, 2020

Jakarta – Tangerang District Court in Banten has sentenced two underage members of a so-called anarcho-syndicalist group to four months in prison despite attempts to get them noncustod