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September 9, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - September 9, 2020

Arjuna Pademme, Makassar, Jubi – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Papua stated the office received a number of reports on human rights violations that allegedly invo

September 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 8, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Representatives from various human rights groups in the country said on Monday that they would immediately hand a legal opinion to the National Commission on

September 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 7, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has proposed Sept.

Jakarta Post Editorial - September 7, 2020

Jakarta – Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck early in March, for 13 successive years, without any break, a number of people rallied outside the State Palace every Thursday to demand ju

Kompas.com - September 7, 2020

Haryanti Puspa Sari, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti says that based on Kontras' records, there were 256 attack

Jakarta Post - September 7, 2020

Indria Fernida, Jakarta – Today, 16 years ago, Munir Said Thailb, a defender of human rights, was murdered with arsenic poison aboard a Garuda plane on his way to the Netherlands to pur

September 1, 2020

Green Left Weekly - September 1, 2020

Susan Price – August marked one year since the racist attacks on West Papuan students in Surabaya that sparked a new West Papuan uprising.

August 20, 2020

Suara Papua - August 20, 2020

Charles Maniani, Jayapura – On Wednesday August 19, officers from the Abepura sectoral police (Polsek) forcibly broke up a Papuan People's Solidarity action collecting funds to provide

August 17, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - August 17, 2020

Usman Hamid – The debate over Papua flared up again in Indonesia after anti-racism protests in the US triggered a social media campaign highlighting the plight of Papuans.

Chuffed.org - August 17, 2020

Ronny Kareni – We are West Papuans living in Australia, calling for our friends to support Veronica Koman, an Indonesian human rights lawyer.

August 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 14, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and the House of Representatives to stop the deliberation of the

CNN Indonesia - August 14, 2020

Jakarta – Activist Veronica Koman says that she is ready to be discarded by the Indonesian government if her activities as a Papua human rights defender are deemed not to support the Un

Jakarta Post - August 14, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has pledged to produce policies that protect human rights and the environment, noting that speed and accuracy should not be exch

August 13, 2020

Kompas.com - August 13, 2020

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Commissioner for Study and Research, Sandrayati Moniaga, says that the commission is recommending that deliberation

August 3, 2020

CNN Indonesia - August 3, 2020

Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) suspects that an incident in which the director of the East Kalimantan chapter of the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (

August 1, 2020

Kompas.com - August 1, 2020

Zakarias Demon Daton, Samarinda – Health officials in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, tried to force three activists to undergo isolation at a local hospital after claiming that they had t

July 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 28, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The recent closure of a tomb built by Sunda Wiwitan, an indigenous faith group in West Java, is a violation of human rights, the National Commission on Human R

July 24, 2020

The Conversation - July 24, 2020

Moch Faisal Karim – Over the past 20 years, Indonesia has developed its role as a country that fights for human rights and democracy at the regional level.

July 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 21, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Experts have made fresh calls to push for the immediate establishment of an independent fact-finding and reconciliation body as part of a long-overdue eff

July 17, 2020

Kompas.com - July 17, 2020

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid has slammed violence by police against peaceful demonstrators opposing the Draft Omnibus Law on Job

July 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 14, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – As part of a multi-faceted effort to highlight oft-overlooked perspectives on unresolved human rights violations in Indonesia through intergenerational di

July 6, 2020

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - July 6, 2020

Today marks 22 years since the Biak Massacre when the Indonesian security forces massacred scores of people in Biak, West Papua.

July 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 1, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti and Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Human rights organizations have slammed the police over allegations of excessive force and police brutality in time for the 74th anniv

June 25, 2020

Tempo - June 25, 2020

Friski Riana, Jakarta – National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) along with a number of institutions agreed to urge the government to immediately ratify the optional protocol t

June 17, 2020

CNN Indonesia - June 17, 2020

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders says that thousands of human rights (HAM) activists advocating Papuan issues have been victims of vio