The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has accused Indonesian "colonial forces" of a new massacre with the killing of three civilians, "adding to the hundreds of thousands of West
Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
June 10, 2021
June 8, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A shooting incident in which an off-duty Timor-Leste policeman killed two innocent people and wounded another has sparked calls for police reform in the Catholic-m
June 7, 2021
Hengky Yeimo & Abeth You, Nabire – Rights activist Yones Douw said his party had received a testimony from a number of residents in Ilaga District, saying three civilians from Nipur
March 23, 2021
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police Internal Affairs (Propam) on Tuesday claimed they had investigated the Malang Police Chief, Sr. Comr.
March 10, 2021
Jakarta, Jubi – The Indonesian Military (TNI) and the National Police had been investigating a case in which "a stray bullet" hit a resident, Andres Bewarmbo, when the police and the mi
March 9, 2021
Jakarta – A video of a police officer warning that they will shot Papuan students gathered in front of the Malang municipal police headquarters in East Java has gone viral on social med
A 17-year-old boy has become the latest victim of Indonesia's six-decades-long colonisation of West Papua.
March 8, 2021
Abeth You, Enarotali – Reports from Intan Jaya confirmed that in late February and early March, two civilians, one a man with disability and another a teenager, were shot dead.
December 23, 2020
Jakarta – Indonesia's military on Wednesday (Dec 23) named nine soldiers as suspects in the killing in April of two civilians in the country's Papua region, as part of a state probe int
December 1, 2020
Adi Briantika – Natan Weya, a Papuan student from the Pattimura University (Unpatti), has confirmed that joint units of police and Indonesian military (TNI) officers along with local pe
November 26, 2020
Reports from Indonesian's Papua region say a West Papuan teenager was shot dead in a mystery attack in the central highlands.
Benny Mawel, Jakarta – Five civilians, including minors, were reportedly shot by unidentified assailants in two separate incidents in Papua's Puncak regency last Friday.
November 23, 2020
Antara, Jayapura – The Advocate for Papua Policy and Human Rights (PAK HAM) has condemned the fatal shooting incident in Ilaga Subdistrict, Puncak District, Papua Province, on Friday (N
November 18, 2020
Jakarta – Eleven active members of the Indonesian Military (TNI) stand to face up to two years in prison after being charged for allegedly torturing a man who later died in the hospital
November 15, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) has called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to conduct a thorough audit and evaluation of
November 13, 2020
Jakarta – The Army Military Police have named eight soldiers suspects for allegedly burning down an official residence of the Intan Jaya Health Agency in Hitadipa village, Intan Jaya, P
November 9, 2020
Indonesia's military has denied that a West Papuan teenager died as a result of a raid by its officers.
November 7, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti and Benny Mawel, Jakarta and Jayapura – Indonesian Military (TNI) soldiers reportedly attacked and arrested civilians at a dormitory and nearby houses in Jayapura after a
October 27, 2020
The alleged assault of an Indigenous man in the Indonesian province of Papua by a police officer around two hours before he died was caught on CCTV camera, Mongabay and The Gecko Projec
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – A Papuan resident whom authorities claimed was a member of a local armed criminal group was shot dead during a joint police-military operation in Jalae vil
October 14, 2020
Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Volunteers of Muhammadiyah's disaster mitigation organization (MDMC) claims that police members tasked to secure the anti-omnibus law mass protest had used excess
October 3, 2020
Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Three men from Waris district in Keerom regency, Papua, have reportedly been shot with rubber bullets as police attempted to disperse a mass gathering protesting
September 29, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – The government is in support for an independent investigation over the shooting against pastor Yeremia Zanambani at the Hitadipa District in the province of Papua by f
September 24, 2020
Jakarta – Tabernacle Bible Church of Indonesia (GKII) Synod Chairperson Daniel Ronda admits to being disappointed that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has yet to respond to the shooting
September 23, 2020
TAPOL condemns the killing of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani, a church leader from Hitadipa District, Intan Jaya Regency, Papua Province.