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Social Unrest & Attacks on Authority

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April 29, 2020

April 17, 2020

Straits Times - April 17, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian government is bracing itself for social unrest ahead of the Ramadan fasting month amid the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which has hit pur

January 20, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - January 20, 2020

Aryo Wisanggeni, Jayapura – The Advocate Team for Indigenous Papuans hopes the panel of judges would be objective and fair in examining the facts during the trial of a mass rampage on

November 27, 2019

Tempo - November 27, 2019

Andita Rahma and Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – National Police ensured the legal process against Papuan college students who were suspected in the alleged cases of racism in Surabaya would b

November 12, 2019

October 29, 2019

Agence France Presse - October 29, 2019

Ten people, including several teenagers, were killed in Indonesia's post-election riots, the human rights commission said Tuesday, as it accused police of beating up protesters.

October 28, 2019

Jakarta Post - October 28, 2019

Victor Mambor and Syofiardi Bachyul, Jayawijaya, Papua – In Wamena in Papua's Jayawijaya regency there is a customary belief that women and children are innocent, that's why the men ha

October 15, 2019

Tempo - October 15, 2019

Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – Several leaders of immigrant communities in Papua visited President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo at State Palace, Tuesday, Oct. 15.

October 8, 2019

Jakarta Post - October 8, 2019

Jakarta – The Papua Police have named 13 people suspects for allegedly having been behind the recent deadly unrest in Wamena, Jayawijaya regency, which caused tens of thousands of resi

Tempo - October 8, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Committee for West Papua (KNPB) spokesman Vic Yeimo denied that 13 suspects in the deadly riot in Wamena are members of his organization.

October 7, 2019

Jakarta Globe - October 7, 2019

Diana Mariska, Robert Isidorus, Telly Nathalia and Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – Papua Police said on Monday that the situation in Wamena had returned to normal and that residents were start

Human Rights Watch News Release - October 7, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities should independently investigate recent riots in Wamena, Papua that resulted in 33 deaths, Human Rights Watch said today.

September 30, 2019

Jakarta Globe - September 30, 2019

Bayu Marhaenjati & Farouk Arnaz & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Police made a series of raids on Friday night and Saturday morning in Tangerang, Banten, and arrested at least six p

Jakarta Post - September 30, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Bogor, West Java – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has blamed a local armed group for the deadly riots in Wamena, Papua, last week, which killed at least 33 peop

Jakarta Post - September 30, 2019

Jakarta – Papua Governor Lukas Enembe has apologized for deadly riots that rocked Wamena, the seat of Jayawijaya regency in Papua, which paralyzed parts of the city and left more than

Jakarta Post - September 30, 2019

Benny Mawel and Ivany Atina Arbi, Jayapura – As thousands of non-native residents are trying to flee from Wamena in Papua's Jayawijaya regency following deadly rioting, some heartwarmi

September 28, 2019

Jakarta Globe - September 28, 2019

Antara & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Police in Papua's Jayawijaya district have identified three suspects involved in last week's riots in Wamena, in which 32 people died and more th

September 25, 2019

Sydney Morning Herald - September 25, 2019

James Massola and Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – Deadly violence has shaken the Indonesian province of Papua once more, with reports of people being burnt alive and stabbed to death amid fi

Tempo - September 25, 2019

M Yusuf Manurung, Jakarta – Jakarta Metro Police Chief Insp. Gen.

September 24, 2019

Agence France Presse - September 24, 2019

More than two dozen people have died in riots in Papua, authorities said Tuesday, sparking calls for an investigation into one of the bloodiest eruptions of violence to hit the restive

Jakarta Globe - September 24, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Calm has returned to Jayapura and Wamena in Papua on Tuesday even though the death toll from yesterday's riots had risen to 26, with more than 90 people injur

September 23, 2019

Jakarta Post - September 23, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Violent unrest broke out in Wamena, the main city of Jayawijaya regency in Papua, on Monday, with some senior high school students reportedly being attacked by

Jakarta Globe - September 23, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Unrest that broke out in Jayapura and Wamena in Papua Province on Monday has claimed the lives of at least 20 people, while dozens more were injured, official

Agence France Presse - September 23, 2019

Fresh unrest broke out in Indonesia's restive Papua region Monday as protesters burned down a government office and other buildings in Wamena city, according to an AFP reporter.

Jakarta Globe - September 23, 2019

Antara & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – A riot broke out in Wamena, the capital of the Jayawijaya district in Papua, on Monday morning after a crowd protesting ethnic and racial discrim