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September 8, 2020

Coconuts Bali - September 8, 2020

Over 100 people marched down the streets of Renon, Denpasar today to protest criminal charges against Balinese musician I Gede Ari Astana aka Jerinx, the latest in a series of community

August 30, 2020

Global Voices - August 30, 2020

Mong Palatino – On August 25, a petition was submitted to Timor-Leste's Minister for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers asking for the rejection of the proposal to restore crimi

August 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 27, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – As universities have imposed stricter rules in regard to certain forms of expression, activists have voiced their concerns over the possible suppression

August 26, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - August 26, 2020

Herlambang P Wiratraman – In mid-August, the government acknowledged that it has asked Indonesian human rights activist Veronica Koman to return Rp 774 million (A$73,400) in scholarship

August 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 23, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti and Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Civil groups have condemned recent cyberattacks on the websites of two prominent institutions and the social media account of a scientist, all

August 19, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - August 19, 2020

Jayapura, Jubi – Abepura Sector Police of Jayapura Municipality dispersed fundraising activity by Papuan Student Solidarity for Veronica Koman in Jayapura City this month.

August 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 14, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Civil society group Papua Itu Kita (Papua Is Us) and Jayapura-based publication Jubi have initiated a fundraising movement to support Indonesian human rights la

CNN Indonesia - August 14, 2020

Jakarta – Papuan human rights activist Veronica Koman is questioning the attitude of the Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) which she says ignored her written report to them about the

August 13, 2020

Vice - August 13, 2020

Annisa Nurul Aziza – Indonesian human rights activist and lawyer Veronica Koman said in a statement on Tuesday, August 11, that the Education Fund Management Institute (LPDP) under the

Radio New Zealand - August 13, 2020

Facebook has been urged by media freedom advocates to restore an article it pulled ostensibly because the piece violated its rules on nudity.

August 12, 2020

TAPOL Press Release - August 12, 2020

London – Surveillance, intimidation and harassment, protest dispersals, torture, arbitrary arrests and extra-judicial killings continued in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Pa

Jakarta Post - August 12, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – With accusations mounting against her, Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman has said she is being forced to return hundreds of millions of rupi

CNN Indonesia - August 12, 2020

Jakarta – Papuan activist and former political prisoner Filep Karma says there are differences in how demonstrations proceed in Papua and Jakarta.

CNN Indonesia - August 12, 2020

Jakarta – The human rights based community Papua Is Us (Papua Itu Kita) has launched a fund raising campaign to assist human rights activists and lawyer Veronica Kaman who says that th

Tempo - August 12, 2020

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Human rights advocate Veronica Koman admitted that the Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) warned her to return to Indonesia before asking her to pay back the s

August 11, 2020

CNN Indonesia - August 11, 2020

Jakarta – Human Rights activist and lawyer, Veronica Koman, says that the Indonesian government has asked her to return scholarship money amounting to 773 million rupiah (US$52,760) wh

August 3, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - August 3, 2020

Update: Police have charged Edo Putra and his friend with spreading disinformation and content that violates moral norms, which are punishable by up to 10 years in prison under the Inf

July 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 18, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Prosecutors at the Medan District Court in North Sumatra are seeking two years of prison for defendant Febi Nur Amalia, who is on trial for defamation for dema

July 7, 2020

Radar Bali - July 7, 2020

Denpasar – The Bali City Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) visited at the Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices in the Balinese provincial capital of Denpasar on Tuesday afternoon, July

July 6, 2020

Coconuts Bali - July 6, 2020

Police were said to have used a water cannon on activists during a peaceful rally held by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Denpasar earlier today, along with reports of alleged phy

Radar Bali - July 6, 2020

Denpasar – The Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) held another demonstration on Monday July 7 at around 10 am.

June 26, 2020

Kompas.com - June 26, 2020

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that cyber torture has become a new form of torture which is predicted to beco

June 19, 2020

Tempo - June 19, 2020

Hmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – The daughter of late Indonesian president Abdurrahman Wahid or Gus Dur, Zanubah Arrifah Chafsoh who is known as Yenny Wahid, encouraged state institution

Jakarta Post - June 19, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta Police's cyber unit questioned government critic Ravio Patra on Thursday about the alleged hacking of his WhatsApp account after he was charged for incitement aft

Jakarta Post - June 19, 2020

Ati Nurbaiti, Jakarta – A strange and solid voice emanated recently from the University of Indonesia (UI).