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Arbitrary Arrest & Detention

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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

May 10, 2021

ULMWP Statement - May 10, 2021

On Sunday May 9, the Indonesian colonial police arrested Victor Yeimo, one of our most prominent leaders inside West Papua.

Radio New Zealand - May 10, 2021

A leading figure in West Papua's independence movement has been arrested by Indonesian police in relation to large protests in 2019.

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