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May 14, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 14, 2024

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – President-Elect Prabowo Subianto looked somewhat agitated when questioned about alleged human rights abuses by the Indonesian Military in Papua during an excl

Jakarta Post - May 14, 2024

Radhiyya Indra and Alifia Sekar, Jakarta – For many of the victims and families affected by the bloody riots in May 1998, the hope for "closure" has slowly eroded with every passing yea

May 13, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 13, 2024

Jakarta – Never in the history of Indonesia's presidential elections, have human rights issues taken center stage as they have in the last election season.

April 24, 2024

Amnesty International - April 24, 2024

Peaceful demonstrators were arrested and excessive force was used to break up protests. Military operations in Papua resulted in unlawful killings and torture and other ill-treatment.

April 17, 2024

Tempo - April 17, 2024

Jakarta – The human remains at Rumoh Geudong are strong evidence of human rights violations. The government has an obligation to uncover the truth and bring justice.

April 11, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - April 11, 2024

On 21 March 2024, an incident of police violence reportedly unfolded in the town of Timika, Mimika Regency, Papua Tengah Province, at approximately 2:00 pm.

April 10, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - April 10, 2024

Executive summary

April 8, 2024

The Diplomat - April 8, 2024

Klas Lundstrom – I know what you think," the source tells me. "That it's fake. It's not fake. It's our life."

April 6, 2024

Asia Pacific Report - April 6, 2024

The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) has declared its solidarity with civil society groups and student protesters demonstrating against the torture of a Papuan man, Defianus Kogo

April 4, 2024

Suara Papua - April 4, 2024

Reiner Brabar, Sorong – The group Anti-Militarism and Human Rights Care People's Solidarity in the Land of Papua held a free speech forum at Remu traffic lights intersection in Sorong C

April 2, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 2, 2024

Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) is launching an investigation into the human bones that were discovered at the site of a memorial park in Aceh's Pidie reg

April 1, 2024

Arah Juang - April 1, 2024

Sharon Muller – On Friday March 22, a video circulated of TNI (Indonesian military) soldiers torturing of a civilian in Papua.

March 30, 2024

Suara Papua - March 30, 2024

Jayapura – Papuan students in various cities around Indonesia along with humanitarian solidarity groups including the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) are demanding tha

March 28, 2024

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) - March 28, 2024

Senator the Hon Penny Wong
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

28 March 2024

Dear Foreign Minister,

Human Rights Watch Dispatches - March 28, 2024

Andreas Harsono – The Indonesian military apologized to "all Papuan people" and detained 13 soldiers from an elite battalion in West Java who had tortured a Papuan man in Gome, Central

March 27, 2024

Tabloid JUBI - March 27, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – Repeated occurrences of Indonesian Military (TNI) soldiers torturing civilians in Papua have been evident, as seen in the viral video depicting the torture of civilians

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 27, 2024

Jakarta – It happens again and again; indigenous Papuans fall victim to Indonesian soldiers.

Tabloid JUBI - March 27, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – The Fellowship of Churches in Indonesia (PGI) has called for a thorough and complete investigation into the alleged torture of three civilians in Puncak Regency by TNI

March 26, 2024

Tabloid Jubi - March 26, 2024

Manokwari, Jubi – The Executive Director of LP3BH Manokwari, Yan Cristian Warinussy, urged the Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Gen.

The Diplomat - March 26, 2024

Sebastian Strangio – The armed forces were forced to issue a rare apology after a video showing soldiers torturing a Papuan separatist fighter was posted online.

Tempo - March 26, 2024

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) strongly condemned the torture of an indigenous Papuan man by soldiers of the Indonesian military (TNI).

Reuters - March 26, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Army issued a rare apology on Monday and said 13 soldiers had been arrested after a video emerged showing a man being tortured by troops in Papua region, where

Tempo - March 26, 2024

Defara Dhanya, Yohanes Maharso and Hendrik Yaputra, Jakarta – The Spokesperson for the West Papua National Liberation Army of the Free Papua Organization (TPNPB-OPM), Sebby Sambom, deni

March 25, 2024

ABC News - March 25, 2024

Bill Birtles in Jakarta – Indonesia's military has pledged to investigate after videos described as "barbaric" circulated online showing what appear to be soldiers punching, kicking and

Sydney Morning Herald - March 25, 2024

Zach Hope and Karuni Rompies – The Indonesian military has detained eight of its own after disturbing videos surfaced of a group beating and slashing a young Papuan as he stood tremblin

Radio New Zealand - March 25, 2024

The Indonesian government has confirmed it is investigating a viral video showing security forces in Papua torturing a civilian.

Sydney Morning Herald - March 25, 2024

Zach Hope and Karuni Rompies – The Indonesian military has detained 13 of its own after disturbing videos surfaced of a group beating and slashing a young Papuan trembling in a barrel o

Asia Pacific Report - March 25, 2024

An Australian solidarity group for West Papua today warned of a fresh "heavy handed" Indonesia crackdown on Papuan villagers with more "arrests and torture".

Associated Press - March 25, 2024

Niniek Karmini, Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia's military said Monday it has arrested 13 elite troops accused of involvement in a video showing the torture of an indigenous Papua man be

The Guardian - March 25, 2024

Ben Doherty – Footage of a West Papuan man, bound in a water-filled barrel and being beaten and cut with knives, allegedly by Indonesian soldiers, has reanimated demands for internation

CNN Indonesia - March 25, 2024

Jakarta – The commander of the Cenderawasih/XVII Regional Military Command (Kodam), Major General Izak Pangemanan, has revealed the chronology of the abuse committed by TNI (Indonesian

March 24, 2024

Kompas.com - March 24, 2024

Diamanty Meiliana, Jakarta – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua is urging the government to hold an investigation into the torture of a Papuan civilian by members of the TNI (Indonesi

Tabloid Jubi - March 24, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – The Indonesian government has faced substantial criticism, questions, and recommendations from the UN Human Rights Committee regarding the transparency in addressing pa

Asia Pacific Report - March 24, 2024

Ronny Kareni – Recent videos depicting the barbaric torture of an indigenous Papuan man by Indonesian soldiers have opened the wounds of West Papua's suffering, laying bare the horrifyi

March 23, 2024

CNN Indonesia - March 23, 2024

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is calling for an evaluation of the placement of TNI (Indonesian military) in Papua after a video of a Papuan man being tortured by several sol

Human Rights Monitor - March 23, 2024

Videos of Indonesian soldiers torturing an indigenous Papuan have gone viral on social media and caused public outrage.

Asia Pacific Report - March 23, 2024

A West Papuan pro-independence leader has condemned the "sadistic brutality" of Indonesian soldiers in a torture video and called for an urgent United Nations human rights visit to the

March 22, 2024

Cepos Online - March 22, 2024

Gratianus Silas, Jayapura – Cenderawasih/XVII Regional Military Commander Major General Izak Pangemanan has spoken out about a video that has gone viral of a Papuan civilian being tortu

Benar News - March 22, 2024

Victor Mambor and Dandy Koswaraputra, Jayapura, Indonesia and Jakarta – Military officials in Indonesia's restive Papua region said Friday they were verifying the authenticity of a vide

Australian West Papua Association (AWPA) Sydney Statement - March 22, 2024

The Australia West Papua Association condemns the brutal torture of a West Papuan man by Indonesian troops in Yahukimo.

Radio New Zealand - March 22, 2024

A West Papua freedom movement leader is renewing calls for a UN human rights visit to Papua after new videos of Indonesian soldiers torturing a West Papuan man emerged online.

March 19, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 19, 2024

Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – The government's attitude toward the country's human rights issues remains avoidant and contradictory to reality, activists said on Monday, after last week's I

March 18, 2024

CNN Indonesia - March 18, 2024

Jakarta – A number of groups that make up the civil society coalition consider the Indonesian government through its delegation provided contradictory information on the state of Indone

March 5, 2024

Asia Pacific Report - March 5, 2024

A West Papuan independence leader has called on the Dutch Parliament to support a United Nations visit to the Melanesian region ruled by Indonesia and says the recent election of Prabow

March 4, 2024

Kompas.com - March 4, 2024

Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) is asking the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) to be serious in investigating

March 3, 2024

Tabloid Jubi - March 3, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – Head of the Papua Office of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM Papua) Frits Ramandey emphasizes that Papua should be seen as a region prone to conflict

February 29, 2024

CNN Indonesia - February 29, 2024

Jakarta – The 807th Kamisan (Thursday) action, which was held in front of the Merdeka Palace on Thursday February 29, also touched on the issue of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo giving

February 28, 2024

South China Morning Post - February 28, 2024

Resty Woro Yuniar – Indonesia's President Joko Widodo on Wednesday awarded the country's defence minister and presumptive president-elect, Prabowo Subianto, the honorary rank of four-st

The Guardian - February 28, 2024

Rebecca Ratcliffe, Bangkok – Human rights experts have condemned a decision by Indonesia's outgoing president to award the rank of honorary four-star general to his presumed successor,

February 16, 2024

The Guardian - February 16, 2024

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Richaldo Hariandja in Jakarta – Every Thursday for the past 17 years, in searing heat and pouring rain, Maria Catarina Sumarsih has stood outside the Indonesian pr