Jakarta – Activist and human rights lawyer for Papuan affairs, Veronica Koman, has met with Australian parliamentarians in Canberra.
Human Rights & Justice
October 17, 2019
Jakarta – Human rights lawyer Veronica Koman met with the Australian parliament's human rights subcommittee on Wednesday to speak with its members about the current situation in West P
October 15, 2019
Halida Bunga, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Institute (YLBHI) head Muhammad Isnur outlines three blunders of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in the aspect of law enforcement and hu
October 11, 2019
Sydney – Veronica Koman, who is currently on the Indonesian police's wanted persons list, met with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Australia on Tuesday October
October 8, 2019
Indonesian authorities should independently investigate recent riots in West Papua that led to 33 deaths, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said as indigenous Papuans urged the government to al
October 3, 2019
Adrian Wail, Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Ministry is looking to establish a national action plan to promote principles of human rights in businesses activities.
October 1, 2019
Daniel Boffey, Brussels – The relatives of five men summarily executed during the final years of Dutch colonial rule in Indonesia will have their case heard in court after a ground-bre
September 20, 2019
Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Indonesia has condemned a press statement issued by five independent United Nations Human Rights Council special rapporteurs in which they expressed serious conce
September 19, 2019
Indonesia's government says it's working with the office of the UN Human Rights Commissioner to arrange access to West Papua.
September 18, 2019
H. E. Joko Widodo
President of the Republic of Indonesia
Jakarta Pusat 10110
18 September 2019
Vanuatu and Solomon Islands have raised the issue of human rights abuses against West Papuans at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
September 16, 2019
A group of UN human rights experts has urged the government of Indonesia to protect the rights of activists advocating for more freedom in the country's West Papua and allow unrestrict
Geneva – Indonesia must protect the rights of all people to peaceful protest, ensure access to the internet and protect the rights of human rights defender Veronica Koman and all other
September 13, 2019
Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Indonesia restated the progress it has made on human rights, especially in dealing with the security situation in Papua, during a meeting at the United Nations Of
September 9, 2019
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Indonesian representatives have approached the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva to clarify what they say is "distorte
Human Rights Watch is demanding Indonesia urgently investigate the deaths of Papuans killed during protests across the country.
The UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet says her office has so far been unable to secure a trip to Indonesia's West Papua.
September 7, 2019
Sydney – Indonesian authorities should impartially investigate the deaths of at least 10 Papuans during recent unrest in the easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua, Human Rights
September 6, 2019
Dian Kurniati, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) is calling on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to rid his cabinet and administration of alle
September 5, 2019
The UN Human Rights Commissioner has urged Indonesian authorities to engage in dialogue with West Papuans about their aspirations.
September 3, 2019
Leader of the Australian Greens Dr Richard Di Natale today condemned the recent deaths of at least six West Papuans who were killed by the Indonesian military while peacefully protesti
August 31, 2019
An Australia-based human rights group has condemned the fatal shooting of West Papuan protesters by Indonesian security forces this week.
August 24, 2019
Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – Papuan students across the country have allegedly experienced 33 human rights violations since 2018, according to Director of Legal Aid Institute (LBH)
August 23, 2019
Along with thousands of Indonesians who have taken part in protests throughout the country this week condemning mistreatment and racial abuse against Papuan citizens, dozens of college
Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 6100
Senate, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
23 August 2019