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Arbitrary Arrest & Detention

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April 21, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - April 21, 2021

Benny Mawel & Titus Ruban, Jayapura – The Human Rights Lawyers Association for Papua (PAHAM) claimed that the arrest of Paniel Kogoya, a Protestant pastor accused of supplying weapo

April 5, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - April 5, 2021

Jayapura, Jubi – One of the lawyers of 13 detainees (one died in custody) in Merauke Police said the police released the remaining 12 detainees on April 2, 2021, after they failed to co

March 23, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - March 23, 2021

Indonesian police have made an arbitrary arrest of five students holding a peaceful action in front of the Jayapura University of Science and Technology, according to Papuan news source

March 17, 2021

Radio New Zealand - March 17, 2021

Human rights defenders are concerned about the welfare of two West Papuan activists detained in Indonesia's capital.

March 4, 2021

Tempo - March 4, 2021

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Michael Hilman, a lawyer for the Papuan Students Alliance in Greater Jakarta, on Thursday criticized the arrest of two of his clients, Kelvin Molama and R

March 1, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - March 1, 2021

A North Aceh woman has been forced to take her six-month-old baby to prison after she was convicted of defamation under the Information and Electronic Transactions Act (UU ITE), as conc

February 26, 2021

UCA News - February 26, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Relatives of four women recently charged with criminal damage after throwing rocks at a tobacco factory in Indonesia's West Nusa Tenggara province have demanded

February 22, 2021

UCA News - February 22, 2021

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Police in Indonesia's West Nusa Tenggara province have arrested four women for throwing rocks during a protest on Dec.

February 19, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - February 19, 2021

Hengky Yeimo, Nabire – The spokesperson of West Papua National Committee (KNPB) in Timika area, Emanuel Dogopia, was taken from his parents' house in Timika, the center of Mimika regenc

February 11, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - February 11, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Papua Legal Aid Institute (LBH Papua) Director Emanuel Gobay, said that Merauke Police had denied 13 activists from the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) thei

January 27, 2021

Tirto.id - January 27, 2021

Adi Briantika – A group of Papuan students in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta, who were planning to hold a protest action opposing the extension of Papua

January 25, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - January 25, 2021

Jayapura, Jubi – Merauke District Court in Papua held a pre-trial hearing to judge whether the arrest of 14 West Papua National Committee (KNPB) activists in Merauke last month was lega

January 8, 2021

Suara Papua - January 8, 2021

Jayapura – Several people from villages in Biak and Supiori, Papua, were reportedly arrested between January 4-7 by a joint unit of TNI (Indonesian military) and Indonesian police (Polr

December 15, 2020

Suara Papua - December 15, 2020

Charles Maniani, Manokwari – Mobile Brigade (Brimob) paramilitary police, national police intelligence officers (intel) and the army's special forces (Kopassus) stormed the West Papua N

December 1, 2020

Tirto.id - December 1, 2020

Adi Briantika – Police have arrested 15 demonstrators from the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) during a protest action at the Bamboo Monument in Sinjai, South Sulawesi

November 30, 2020

Radio New Zealand - November 30, 2020

Indonesian police have arrested 36 people in two West Papuan cities for demonstrations to support a pro-independence movement.

November 27, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 27, 2020

Jakarta – The West Papua regional police (Polda) arrested 36 people in Manokwari and Sorong city following demonstrations commemorating the anniversary of the West Papua New Guinea Nati

November 20, 2020

Radio New Zealand - November 20, 2020

A human rights campaigner in West Papua has been arrested by Indonesian security forces. Film-maker Wensislaus Fatubun was one of 54 people arrested in Merauke.

October 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 20, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have named 131 suspects for allegedly rioting during a series of protests against the controversial Job Creation Law in the capital over the past two weeks.

October 14, 2020

September 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 25, 2020

Jakarta – The Makassar Police have arrested 20 people who staged a protest in front of the South Sulawesi Legislative Council building in Makassar to mark 2020 National Farmer's Day on

Radio New Zealand - September 25, 2020

There are reports from West Papua that Indonesian police have arrested about 200 demonstrators at different locations across Nabire regency.

CNN Indonesia - September 25, 2020

Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform National Committee (KNPA) says that at least 49 protesters were arrested and are still being held by police around the country following peaceful commemora

August 16, 2020

April 27, 2020

CNN Indonesia - April 27, 2020

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is calling for the release of 13 South Maluku Republic (RMS) activists who were arrested for commemorating the anniversary of the separatist g