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Treason & Subversion

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March 1, 2022

Radio New Zealand - March 1, 2022

The West Papua Action Aotearoa is calling on the New Zealand Government to condemn the charges of treason brought against West Papuan activist Victor Yeimo.

February 23, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 23, 2022

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – Rights activist and international Spokesperson for the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Victor Yeimo said that the charges against him seemed forced t

Radio New Zealand - February 23, 2022

West Papua human rights defender Victor Yeimo was formally indicted on charges of treason at the Jayapura District Court on Monday.

February 22, 2022

Suara Papua - February 22, 2022

Atamus Kepno, Jayapura – The preliminary court hearing against West Papua National Committee (KNPB) international spokesperson Victor Yeimo was held at the Jayapura District Court in Ab

Tabloid JUBI - February 22, 2022

Theo Kelen, Jayapura, Jubi – The public prosecutor of the Jayapura High Prosecutor's Office charged Viktor Yeimo with treason at a hearing on Monday, February 21, 2022 at the Jayapura D

February 21, 2022

CNN Indonesia - February 21, 2022

Jakarta – Papua activist and West Papua National Committee (KNPB) international spokesperson Victor Yeimo was formally indicted on charges of treason at the Jayapura District Court in P

February 14, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 14, 2022

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan Legal Aid Institute (LBH Papua) has asked the Papua Police to guarantee the fulfillment of the right to health for eight people who were arrest

February 7, 2022

December 21, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - December 21, 2021

Kizzy Kalsakau and Jason Abel in Port Vila – The interim President of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) provisional government, Benny Wenda, has condemned Indonesia

December 3, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 3, 2021

Alexander Loen, Jayapura, Jubi – The eight people who raised the Morning Star flag at the Cenderawasih Gymnasium in Jayapura City on Wednesday, Dec.

Amnesty International Statemet - December 3, 2021

Eight Papuan students who have been detained and charged with treason by police for peacefully expressing their political opinions on 1 December must be immediately released, Amnesty In

December 2, 2021

Agence France-Presse - December 2, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities detained and charged eight West Papuan students with treason on Thursday (Dec 2) for raising the banned Morning Star flag used by supporters of independ

Kompas.com - December 2, 2021

Dhias Suwandi – Eight youths have been declared suspects on charges of makar (treason, subversion, rebellion) for flying the Morning Star flag at the Cenderawasih Sports Centre i

August 27, 2021

Suara Papua - August 27, 2021

Jayapura – At the second court hearing which was to hear the reading out of the charges against West Papua National Committee (KNPB) international spokesperson Victor Yeimo on Thursday

August 25, 2021

Radio New Zealand - August 25, 2021

Johnny Blades – The trial of West Papuan political prisoner Victor Yeimo has begun in an Indonesian court in Jayapura.

August 20, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - August 20, 2021

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – The Jayapura District Court has started to examine the pretrial motion filed by the legal advisory team of Victor Yeimo, the international spokesperson for the

Asia Pacific Report - August 20, 2021

Ronna Nirmala, Jakarta – A pro-independence activist in Indonesia's Papua province will stand trial next week on charges of treason, says his lawyer.

July 13, 2021

UCA News - July 13, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Churches and rights groups have accused Indonesian police of illegally detaining Victor Yeimo, the international spokesman for the pro-independence West Papua Na

May 16, 2021

JPNN.com - May 16, 2021

Ambon – The Ambon and Lease Islands municipal police in Maluku have declared three people suspects for flying the banned South Maluku Republic (RMS) independence flag in the Village of

May 13, 2021

Green Left - May 13, 2021

Susan Price – A Papuan leader sought by Indonesian police over the 2019 Papua "Spring" uprising, Victor Yeimo, has been arrested on suspicion of treason, subversion, or rebellion.

May 12, 2021

Human Rights Watch News Release - May 12, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian authorities should drop politically motivated treason charges and unconditionally release an activist detained for peacefully advocating Papuan independence, Human

CNN Indonesia - May 12, 2021

Jakarta – Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on the Indonesian police to drop politically motivated treason charges against West Papua National Committee (KNPB) spokesperson Victor Yei

May 10, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - May 10, 2021

A Papuan leader who has been sought by Indonesian police over the 2019 Papua "Spring" uprising, Victor Yeimo, has been arrested and charged with makar (treason, subversion, rebellion),

Jakarta Post - May 10, 2021

Kate Lamb and Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – Indonesian authorities have arrested Papuan separatist leader Victor Yeimo over accusations that he orchestrated some of the most serious

May 9, 2021

CNN Indonesia - May 9, 2021

Jakarta – A fugitive from the law who has been sought by police over the 2019 riots in Papua, Victor Yeimo, was arrested in Jayapura, Papua, on Sunday May 9.

November 20, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 20, 2020

Jakarta – Police have released 54 participants of a Papuan People's Council (MRP) public hearing on Special Autonomy in Papua who were arrested for allegedly committing makar (treason,

November 19, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 19, 2020

Jakarta – On Tuesday November 17 the Merauke district police arrested more than 50 people from the Papuan People's Council (MRP) in relation to a public hearing on Special Autonomy in P

November 18, 2020

Kompas - November 18, 2020

Police arrested 54 participants of a public hearing organised by the Papuan People's Council (MPR) at the Valentine Hotel in Merauke regency in Papua on the afternoon of Tuesday Novembe

October 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2020

Belseran Christ, Ambon – Three activists in Maluku were sentenced to up to three years in prison after having been convicted of treason on Friday for raising the flag of the South Maluk

September 21, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - September 21, 2020

Angela Flassy, Jayapura – Eleven defendants charged with treason following a rally turned violent in Sorong last year sentenced to 10 months' imprisonment by Sorong District Court, Papu

August 17, 2020

Global Voices - August 17, 2020

Mong Palatino – Arbi Nur was one of four students who were expelled from Khairun University in Indonesia after they joined a protest in December 2019 supportive of Papua, Indonesia's la

August 10, 2020

Radio New Zealand - August 10, 2020

Johnny Blades – Indonesian students becoming engaged in the West Papuan human rights struggle are under pressure from authorities.

August 6, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - August 6, 2020

Jayapura – Indonesia's public Khairun University on Ternate Island should reinstate four students who were expelled after taking part in a peaceful protest, Human Rights Watch said tod

July 20, 2020

June 29, 2020

Kompas.com - June 29, 2020

Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III member Taufik Basari from the National Democratic Party (Nasdem) has criticised the sentences demanded by the

June 26, 2020

Kompas.com - June 26, 2020

Devina Halim, Jakarta – Wahid Foundation Director Yenny Wahid believes that flying the Morning Star flag is not an act of makar (treason, subversion, rebellion) and that the Papuan peo

June 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 24, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Human rights activists have slammed the government for what they deem the misuse of treason charges to prosecute Papuans, thereby threatening their freedom of

June 18, 2020

CNN Indonesia - June 18, 2020

Jakarta – The Papuan Coalition for Upholding the Law and Human Rights is urging the police to stop criminalising the Papuan people through the makar (treason, subversion, rebellion) ar

May 30, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - May 30, 2020

Sorong – Four defendants charged with treason in Sorong City, West Papua province, were finally declared guilty and sentenced to eight months and 15 days jail at the Sorong District Co

May 21, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - May 21, 2020

Pacific Media Centre – Seven more people have been detained in Indonesia for alleged treason since a complaint filed with the United Nations last month, says the human rights watchdog

April 25, 2020

Eurasia Review - April 25, 2020

Arie Firdaus (Benar News) – An Indonesian court sentenced six activists to prison on Friday after finding them guilty of treason for participating in a protest last year calling for a

Tempo - April 25, 2020

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – The Papua Advocacy Team believes that the panel of judges at the Central Jakarta District Court were desperately looking for a way to justify why the protest ac

Reuters - April 25, 2020

Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – An Indonesian court convicted six activists of treason for organising a protest demanding independence for the easternmost province of Papua, in a ver

April 24, 2020

Tempo - April 24, 2020

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – A court hearing of six Papuan activists will be held again on Friday April 24.

CNN Indonesia - April 24, 2020

Jakarta – The panel of judges in the Central Jakarta District Court have handed down jail sentences against Surya Anta and five other Papuan activists charged with treason.

Jakarta Post - April 24, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – A panel of judges at the Central Jakarta District Court have found six activists guilty of committing treasonous acts for holding a protest in support of Papua

TAPOL Statement - April 24, 2020

London – TAPOL denounces the sentencing by the district court of Central Jakarta which found six political prisoners guilty of treason today and demands their immediate release.

Suara.com - April 24, 2020

Bangun Santoso and Stephanus Aranditio – Surya Anta Ginting and five other Papuan political prisoners will face a sentence hearing at the Central Jakarta District Court today on Friday

Kompas.com - April 24, 2020

Jakarta – Papuan activist and treason defendant Suryanta Ginting and his five colleagues have been sentenced to between eight and nine months jail by judges at the Central Jakarta Dist

April 13, 2020

Tempo - April 13, 2020

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The trail of six Papuan activists is to be held online or long-distance amid the enforcement of large scale social restrictions or PSBB in Jakarta to conta