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Arbitrary Arrest & Detention

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October 12, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - October 12, 2021

Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Upon receiving a report on a missing person named Sem Kobagau, reportedly arrested by four members of the Indonesian Military (TNI) in Sugapa District, Intan J

October 3, 2021

Suara Papua - October 3, 2021

Maria Baru, Sorong – Frater Anton Syufi from the Order of Saint Augustine (OSA) was arrested by the Jayapura city district police on Sunday October 3 for wearing a Morning Star (BK) ind

October 1, 2021

UCA News - October 1, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesian police arrested 17 indigenous Papuan students and activists during a protest outside the US embassy in Jakarta.

September 30, 2021

Kompas.com - September 30, 2021

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – The police forcibly broke up a protest action marking the 1962 Rome Agreement in front of the United States Embassy in Central Jakarta on the afternoon of Thursday

UCA News - September 30, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – The wives of 21 farmers detained by police for almost three months following a land dispute in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province staged a protest on Sept.

September 6, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - September 6, 2021

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – Rights defender and lawyer Yan Christian Warinussy, the director of the Institute for Research, Assessment, and Development of Legal Aid (LP3BH) Manokwari, has

August 16, 2021

Suara Papua - August 16, 2021

Arnold Belau, Jayapura – The Yahukimo West Papua National Committee (KNPB) says that police forcibly broke up a peaceful protest action on Monday August 16 arresting scores of people an

July 19, 2021

Suara Papua - July 19, 2021

Jayapura – A number of demonstrators from the People's Front Against Special Autonomy Chapter II were reportedly arrested and taken to the Sorong city municipal police headquarters when

July 15, 2021

UCA News - July 15, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesian police have arrested at least 23 students staging a peaceful protest in Papua province, church and rights group said.

Suara Papua - July 15, 2021

Agus Pabika, Jayapura – As many as 40 protesters opposing the extension of Papua special autonomy at the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta were arrested by police and t

July 14, 2021

CNN Indonesia - July 14, 2021

Jakarta – Around 23 Cendrawasih University (Uncen) students at several different locations were arrested by police when they held a protest action on Tuesday July 14 opposing the extens

June 19, 2021

Kawat Timur - June 19, 2021

Wamena (KT) – The Jayawijaya district police arrested 32 people alleged to be members of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) in Ilekma District, Napua, this afternoon, Friday June

June 11, 2021

Suara Papua - June 11, 2021

Maria Baru, Jayapura – Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) Director Emanuel Gobay is asking the Papua regional police (Polda) to immediately transfer Victor Yeimo from the Mobile Brigade C

June 10, 2021

Tempo - June 10, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Nemangkawi task force – a joint military and police force under a specific task in Papua – announced the arrest of Manuel Metemko on Thursday.

May 27, 2021

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) - May 27, 2021

Senator the Hon Marise Payne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 6100
Senate, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

27 May 2021

Dear Foreign Minister,

May 25, 2021

Suara Papua - May 25, 2021

Charles Maniani, Manokwari – Hundreds of people in Manokwari from the Papuan People's Solidarity (SRP) once again articulated their opposition to the extension of Special Autonomy in Pa

May 21, 2021

Suara Papua - May 21, 2021

Charles Maniani, Manokwari – The group Papua People's Solidarity (SRP) in Manokwari, West Papua province, have demonstrated to demand the immediate and unconditional release of West Pap

May 19, 2021

UCA News - May 19, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Dozens of church and rights groups in Indonesia have called for the immediate release of Victor Yeimo, a pro-independence leader detained by police in Papua earl

Suara Papua - May 19, 2021

Maria Baru, Sorong City – At least 31 human rights and pro-democracy organisations have urged the Indonesian government and the police to immediately release West Papua National Committ

May 18, 2021

CNN Indonesia - May 18, 2021

Jakarta – The Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) along with 30 other civil society organisations is urging the police to unconditionally release West Papua National Committee (KNPB) spoke

May 16, 2021

CNN Indonesia - May 16, 2021

Ambon – The Saparua sub-district sectoral police in Central Maluku regency have arrested two sympathisers of the South Maluku Republic (RMS) for raising the RMS independence flag in Neg

May 14, 2021

CNN Indonesia - May 14, 2021

Jakarta – Lawyer and Papua rights activist Veronica Koman has reported the arrest of West Papua National Committee (KNPB) spokesperson Victor Yeimo to the United Nations Human Rights Co

Tapol Statement - May 14, 2021

London, Sydney – Pelagio Doutel of TAPOL says "UN Rapporteurs should call for the immediate and unconditional release of Mr Victor Yeimo of West Papua"

May 11, 2021

Detik News - May 11, 2021

Audrey Santoso, Jayapura – Police say that Victor Yeimo, the actor behind the riots in Papua two years ago, is in contact with lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman, who is in

The Diplomat - May 11, 2021

Sebastian Strangio – Indonesian authorities have arrested a Papuan independence leader for his alleged role in orchestrating a spate of civil unrest in 2019, the latest sign of the cent