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May 4, 2022

UCA News - May 4, 2022

Konradus Epa – Papuan students have called on the Indonesian government to arrest military commanders involved in human rights violations in the country's restive easternmost region.

April 23, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - April 23, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – A number of rights NGOs comprising KontraS, YLBHI, Amnesty International Indonesia and the families of the victims of the Bloody Paniai case (7-8 December 2014) highlig

April 22, 2022

Asia Pacific Report - April 22, 2022

The Pacific Elders' Voice has expressed deep concern about reports of deteriorating human rights in West Papua and has appealed to Indonesia to allow the proposed UN high commissioner's

April 19, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - April 19, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Director of Institute of Human rights Study and Advocacy Papua (ELSHAM Papua) Rev.

April 18, 2022

CNN Indonesia - April 18, 2022

Jakarta – The government has responded to a report on human rights practices in Indonesia that was released by the United States with a counter attack.

April 17, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 17, 2022

Fana Suparman & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – A senior Indonesian minister on Saturday lashed a recent US government report alleging that the Peduli Lindungi application, which is desi

April 4, 2022

Pina - April 4, 2022

Pita Ligaiula – New Zealand's Minister for Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta says the Indonesian Government needs to finalise the timing of the visit of the United Nations Office of the Hig

March 29, 2022

Tempo - March 29, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Human rights activist Theo Hesegem voiced his concern about the recent conflict in Papua between the Indonesian law enforcement members (military and polic

March 28, 2022

Tempo - March 28, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights or Komnas HAM chairman Ahmad Taufan Damanik accused a number of irregularities in the handling of the cage case in the

March 24, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - March 24, 2022

Jubi TV – National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) chair Ahmad Taufan Damanik said his party was currently overseeing cases of alleged human rights violations that occurred in P

Antara News - March 24, 2022

M Zulfikar, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM), here on Wednesday, reiterated its commitment to ending armed conflict in Papua and highlighted

March 23, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - March 23, 2022

Yance Wenda, Jayapura, Jubi – The West Papuan Council of Churches (WPCC) appreciates the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council for sending a letter to the Indonesian government reque

March 10, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - March 10, 2022

Jubi TV – Executive Director of the Manokwari Institute for Research, Assessment, and Development of Legal Aid (LP3BH) Yan Cristian Warinussy has called for an investigation of the alle

March 9, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 9, 2022

Jakarta – Harsh words and phrases like "unprofessional, ill-intentioned and one-sided" chosen by the Indonesian Mission at the United Nations in Geneva recently in response to the repor

March 8, 2022

Jakarta Post - March 8, 2022

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – The government has said it will file a complaint against what it has called an "unprofessional, ill-intentioned and one-sided" report by three United Nations hu

March 7, 2022

CNN Indonesia - March 7, 2022

Jakarta – Scores of Papuan students held a protest action at the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) building in Jakarta on Monday March 7 urging the commission to immediately

March 4, 2022

Tempo - March 4, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Bukit Barisan Military Command (Kodam TNI) I said it is waiting for the results of the police investigation regarding the alleged involvement of military personnel

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - March 4, 2022

AWPA has written to our foreign minister concerning the statement by the UN on West Papua. (Letter below).

Radio New Zealand - March 4, 2022

Benny Wenda, who is the Interim President of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua (ULMWP) says even as the world looks on in horror at Russia's invasion, West Papuans feel a spe

Asia Pacific Report - March 4, 2022

A West Papuan advocacy group in Australia has appealed to Foreign Minister Marise Payne to take the cue from a new United Nations Rapporteurs statement this week condemning the "ongoing

March 3, 2022

The Diplomat - March 3, 2022

Sebastian Strangio – Earlier this week, United Nations human rights experts issued a statement decrying the Indonesian state's abuses against indigenous residents of the country's Papua

ULMWP Statement - March 3, 2022

The eyes of the world are watching in horror the invasion of Ukraine. We feel their terror, we feel their pain and our solidarity is with these men, women and children.

March 2, 2022

Reuters - March 2, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia has dismissed a call by United Nations human rights experts for independent investigations into reports of "shocking abuses" against indigenous Papuans, saying that

CNN Indonesia - March 2, 2022

Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Commissioner Choirul Anam has revealed that the TNI (Indonesian military) and the Polri (Indonesian police) were involved in the

March 1, 2022

Benar News - March 1, 2022

Victor Mambor and Arie Firdaus, Jayapura, Indonesia and Jakarta – The military is investigating the death of a boy in Indonesia's rebellious Papua region after he allegedly was tortured

OHCHR News Release - March 1, 2022

Geneva – UN human rights experts today expressed serious concerns about the deteriorating human rights situation in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, citing shocking abu

UCA News - March 1, 2022

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – The governor of Indonesia's Papua province has established a specialized legal team to better protect and represent indigenous Papuans subjected to human rights

UN News Release - March 1, 2022

Shocking abuses against indigenous Papuans have been taking place in Indonesia, UN-appointed rights experts said on Tuesday, citing child killings, disappearances, torture and enforced

February 28, 2022

UCA News - February 28, 2022

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Rights groups have accused Indonesian soldiers of killing one child and severely beating six others after accusing them of stealing a weapon from a soldier in In

February 24, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 24, 2022

Jubi TV – The European Union (EU) Commission has called on Indonesia to allow the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Papua, internationally known as West Pa

February 22, 2022

UCA News - February 22, 2022

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – A Papuan right activist has urged the Indonesian government to respond honestly and transparently to United Nations special rapporteurs seeking explanations to a

Indonesia at Melbourne - February 22, 2022

Wahyu Susilo – In January, Indonesia was shocked by the gruesome discovery of a makeshift prison in the home of the suspended head of Langkat district, North Sumatra, Terbit Rencana Per

February 21, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 21, 2022

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – Coordinator of the Papuan Observatory for Human Rights (POHR) Thomas Ch.

February 18, 2022

CNN Indonesia - February 18, 2022

Jakarta – The Institute for Public Research and Advocacy (Elsam) is urging the state to apologies over past mass gross human rights violations.

February 15, 2022

UCA News - February 15, 2022

Jakarta – Human rights abuses in Papua have come under the spotlight of the United Nations with the global body's special rapporteurs seeking explanations over several issues including

February 14, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 14, 2022

Jubi TV – The United Nations (UN) through the Special Procedures Mandate Holders submitted a request for data, information, and clarification to the Indonesian government regarding alle

February 13, 2022

Jakarta Post - February 13, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Langkat, North Sumatra – North Sumatra police's crime and forensic units exhumed two graves believed to contain the remains of people who died after being tortured in i

February 12, 2022

CNN Indonesia - February 12, 2022

Jakarta – The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council has written to the Indonesian government asking for data and clarification related to alleged forced disappearances, the use of ex

February 10, 2022

CNN Indonesia - February 10, 2022

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) and the Association of Families of Talangsari Lampung (PK2TL) believe that the government of President Jok

February 8, 2022

Al Jazeera - February 8, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – John Doe can still recall the moment his alleged torturers made him believe he would never see his family again.

February 7, 2022

Tempo - February 7, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) will examine the inactive Langkat Regent Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin on Monday afternoon, Feb. 7.

February 3, 2022

CNN Indonesia - February 3, 2022

Jakarta – For the first time, on Thursday February 3, a Kamisan (Thursday) action has been held in Thailand. The action was held in front of the Indonesian Embassy in Bangkok.

January 31, 2022

Jakarta Globe - January 31, 2022

Jakarta – Multiple people have died while being illegally detained at a prison cell run by disgraced Langkat District Head Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin in North Sumatra, the National C

January 28, 2022

Mongabay - January 28, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A sting by anti-corruption officers in Indonesia's North Sumatra province has uncovered evidence that a powerful local official allegedly used slave labor

Tempo - January 28, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Commissioner for the Study and Research, Sandrayati Moniaga, highlighted the absence of legal rules related to the

Tempo - January 28, 2022

Egi Adyatama, Graven (Intern), Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mahfud MD stated that the government will provide protection and support for the

January 27, 2022

CNN Indonesia - January 27, 2022

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD has revealed that there has often been a lack of synchronisation between the National Human Rights Com

CNN Indonesia - January 27, 2022

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD is asking people to stop urging the government to resolve nine cases of gross human rights violations

January 24, 2022

Jakarta Globe - January 24, 2022

Fana Suparman, Jakarta – A district head in North Sumatra who is being detained under corruption charges has private prison cells at his residence to lock palm oil plantation workers, a