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January 28, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Globe - January 28, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Empowering refugees in Indonesia is a critical priority while finding more comprehensive solutions for their plight, the United Nations Refugee Agency said.

January 21, 2020

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Asia Pacific Report - January 21, 2020

[Special report by Arnold Belau, Ligia Giay, Febriana Firdaus and Belinda Lopez of the Voice of Papua newsletter.]

December 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Globe - December 20, 2019

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has agreed to provide Rp 7.5 billion ($536,000) in grant to help the repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.

November 30, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
The Guardian - November 30, 2019

Jo Chandler in Kiunga – It's 35 years since Agapitus Kiku decided he didn't want a future without freedom.

October 28, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - October 28, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Papua Police Chief Insp. Gen. Paulus Waterpauw said that Wamena refugees were ready to welcome and have a dialogue with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo today, Oct.

October 16, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tabloid JUBI - October 16, 2019

Agus Pabika, Jayapura – The way government handling the humanitarian conflict in Papua has become a spotlight.

October 10, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - October 10, 2019

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Hundreds of asylum seekers organize a demonstration today, Oct.

October 8, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – There are still around 5,000 people displaced by the riots in Wamena, Papua.

October 4, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - October 4, 2019

Antara and Halida Bunga Fisandra, Jakarta – There are at least a total of 9,078 people taking refuge from Wamena.

September 28, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Post - September 28, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – After the student protests that ended in unrest and killings in Wamena, Papua, on Monday, both indigenous and non-indigenous residents have started to leave the

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Channel News Asia - September 28, 2019

Wamena, Indonesia – Thousands of scared residents in Indonesia's Papua scrambled to board military planes Friday, fleeing urban unrest after one of the region's deadliest eruptions of

September 27, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Post - September 27, 2019

Jakarta – Thousands of residents living in Wamena, Papua are seeking to leave the restive city following violent unrest earlier this week that left at least 32 people dead.

September 25, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Globe - September 25, 2019

Robert Isidorus, Jakarta – At least a thousand residents of Wamena in Papua's Jayawijaya district have requested evacuation to the provincial capital, Jayapura, following Monday's riot

September 13, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
The Guardian - September 13, 2019

Kate Lamb in Kalideres, Jakarta – Once a military command post, the two-storey lime green building in Kalideres, West Jakarta, is now essentially a refugee camp.

September 12, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Globe - September 12, 2019

Erwin C Sihombing & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers who chose to remain at a temporary shelter in Kalideres, West Jakarta, after they were told to lea

September 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - September 11, 2019

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Jakarta's Directorate General of Politics and Public Administration (Kesbangpol) noted an additional surge of people at the former West Jakarta military comman

September 5, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - September 5, 2019

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – The asylum seekers who are accommodated at the Kalideres facility demands the UNHCR provide them with a new shelter as the current one in the former military c

September 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Globe - September 3, 2019

Bayu Marhaenjati & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers have remained at a temporary shelter in Kalideres, West Jakarta, without electricity or water despi

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - September 3, 2019

Muh Halwi, Jakarta – The relocation of asylum seekers from ex-Kodim building in Daan Mogot Baru, Kalideres, West Jakarta has yet to finish despite it passed the deadline on August 31.

August 29, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Globe - August 29, 2019

Lenny Tristia Tambun & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The Jakarta city council has announced that after two months it will stop aid for thousands of refugees and asylum seekers currently be

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Globe - August 29, 2019

Antara & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Indonesia may start to repatriate Iranian migrants currently in limbo in the archipelago, following an agreement with their country's consular repres

August 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - August 28, 2019

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – A number of asylum seekers accommodated at one of Jakarta's facilities, the West Jakarta Military Command (Kodim) building, are still unsure about their future

August 23, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - August 23, 2019

Muh Halwi, Jakarta – Police have moved and secured a number of asylum seekers from Sudan after a conflict raised during snacks distribution on Thursday, August 22.

August 22, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - August 22, 2019

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Asylum seekers who have been staging demonstrations in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) building in Jakarta, will be required

News ›› Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Coconuts Jakarta - August 22, 2019

The fates of some 1,500 asylum seekers currently in limbo in West Jakarta may become even murkier by the end of the month after the Jakarta Regional Council (DPRD) announced that the g