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Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism

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May 11, 2022

Jakarta Post - May 11, 2022

Nur Janti, Jakarta – Activists have condemned alleged terror and intimidation against Papuan human rights activists and called the police to thoroughly investigate an alleged arson atta

UCA News - May 11, 2022

Katharina Reny Lestari – A human rights organization in Indonesia's restive Papua province came under attack from an unknown assailant who threw what was thought to be Molotov cocktails

May 9, 2022

CNN Indonesia - May 9, 2022

Jakarta – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua is urging the authorities to immediately and fully investigate an attack on the Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices in Jayapura.

April 26, 2022

New Mandala - April 26, 2022

Firhandika Ade Santury – Indonesia is beginning a new chapter in its democracy.

March 24, 2022

Tempo - March 24, 2022

Eka Yudha Pratama, Jakarta – Director of Lokataru Foundation Haris Azhar, who was named as a suspect for a defamation case against coordinating minister of Maritime Affairs and Investme

CNN Indonesia - March 24, 2022

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition insists that the emergence of Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Menko Marves) Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan's name in a video di

Tabloid JUBI - March 24, 2022

Adlu, Jubi TV – Papuan People's Solidarity in Manokwari, West Papua, has expressed that they stand with Haris Azhar and Fatia Maulidiyanti, two rights activists who were recently named

March 23, 2022

Tempo - March 23, 2022

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – Law and human rights foundation Lokataru director Haris Azhar expressed concern over how state officials use their positions and institutions to criminalize

March 22, 2022

TAPOL - March 22, 2022

Freedom of expression in Indonesia is not improving, and the situation is of increasing concern where the opinion being expressed is critical of the human rights situation of West Papua

March 21, 2022

Tempo - March 21, 2022

Niken Nurcahyani, Jakarta – The Metro Jaya Police has officially named Lokataru Director Haris Azhar and KontraS coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti as suspects in a defamation case against

March 19, 2022

Kompas.com - March 19, 2022

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Activist Haris Azhar has spoken out about the decision by police to declare him a suspect on charges of alleged defamation against Coordinating Minister

December 13, 2021

Suara.com - December 13, 2021

Bangun Santoso, Yosea Arga Pramudita – Amnesty International Indonesia recorded cases of the criminalisation and repression of civil society using the Information and Electronic Transac

December 3, 2021

Tempo - December 3, 2021

Syailendra Persada, Jakarta – The chairperson of the National Commission on Violence Against Women or Komnas Perempuan, Andy Yentriyani, on Thursday said female human rights defenders o

November 22, 2021

Tempo - November 22, 2021

M Yusuf Manurung, Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Law and human rights foundation Lokataru director Haris Azhar asked state officials to focus more on dealing with the persisting conflict in Pa

November 11, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - November 11, 2021

The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has appealed to news media that reported on intimidation against the parents and relatives of human rights lawyer Veronica Koman to immedia

November 10, 2021

Kompas.com - November 10, 2021

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) is urging the police to hold an independent investigation to find the perpetrator of the terror attack on the home of the parents o

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) - November 10, 2021

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

10 November 2021

November 9, 2021

West Papua Action Auckland - November 9, 2021

Hon Nanaia Mahuta
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Parliament Buildings
Wellington

Tena koe Nanaia Mahuta,

Radio New Zealand - November 9, 2021

There's condemnation in Indonesia after an apparent attack on the parents of Veronica Yoman a lawyer who advocates for West Papuan human rights issues.

TAPOL Statement - November 9, 2021

TAPOL is deeply concerned about a series of escalating threats and attacks made against the family of prominent Indonesian human rights lawyer and defender, Veronica Koman in Jakarta.

CNN Indonesia - November 9, 2021

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders says that the home of Veronica Koman's parents has been terrorised twice over a period of two weeks.

Tabloid JUBI - November 9, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has asked the media that reported the terror against the parents and relatives of rights lawyer Veronica Koman t

November 8, 2021

The Guardian - November 8, 2021

Febriana Firdaus, Bali – Activists in Indonesia have called for a thorough investigation after an explosion outside the home of the parents of a prominent human rights lawyer who repres

Tempo - November 8, 2021

Jessica Ester, Friski Riana, Jakarta – Veronica Koman often receives terrors for her advocacy for human rights in Papua.

CNN Indonesia - November 8, 2021

Jakarta – The Detachment 88 (Densus) Special Anti-Terrorist Unit says that the material found at the scene of an explosion at lawyer and Papua activist Veronica Koman's Jakarta home on

Reuters - November 8, 2021

Jakarta – Activists in Indonesia on Monday condemned a series of threats against the family of a prominent human rights lawyer and urged a thorough police investigation after an explosi

Coconuts Jakarta - November 8, 2021

Police are investigating an explosion at the family home of lawyer and pro-Papuan liberation activist Veronica Koman, who is widely seen by nationalists as a traitor to the country.

October 19, 2021

Kompas.com - October 19, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has highlighted the massive scale of the attacks and criminalisation of human right

October 11, 2021

ULMWP News - October 11, 2021

A new United Nations report has detailed the harassment and surveillance of West Papuan human rights defenders at the hands of the Indonesian state.

October 9, 2021

CNN Indonesia - October 9, 2021

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that seven international non-government organisations (NGOs) have highlighted the recent criminalisat

September 29, 2021

CNN Indonesia - September 29, 2021

Jakarta – The Presidential Staff Office (KSP) has criticised the United Nations over a report on intimidation and violence against human rights activists in Papua.

September 20, 2021

Kompas.com - September 20, 2021

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) and its 16 regional offices have strongly condemned a firebomb terror attack on the Legal Aid Foundation (LB

September 18, 2021

Detik News - September 18, 2021

Jauh Hari Wawan S, Yogyakarta – The Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) office in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta was the target of a terror attack early on the morning of Saturday September

September 16, 2021

CNN Indonesia - September 16, 2021

Jakarta – The criminalisation of activists in 2019 and 2020 has been cited as one of the factors for the decline in the quality of democracy in Indonesia.

August 3, 2021

CNN Indonesia - August 3, 2021

Jakarta – The director of the Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH), Ni Kadek Vany Primaliraning, has been reported to the Bali regional police for treason for allegedly facilitating a mass a

August 2, 2021

Mongabay - August 2, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A court in Indonesia has acquitted six villagers in a dispute against a tapioca factory, ruling that the criminal charges, allegedly brought at the behest

May 23, 2021

Suara Papua - May 23, 2021

Markus You, Nabire – With the exception of a mass protest against racism on the grounds of the Papua governor's office on August 19, 2019, Victor Yeimo was never involved in the subsequ

November 18, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 18, 2020

Semarang – Frans Josua Napitu, a Semarang State University (Unnes) student who reported the university's rector to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has challenged the campus

October 29, 2020

Tempo - October 29, 2020

Jakarta – The police arrested activists from the Save Indonesia Coalition for spreading hate. This is a foolish way to deal with differences of opinion.

July 15, 2020

May 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 8, 2020

Jakarta – Tangerang District Court in Banten has sentenced two underage members of a so-called anarcho-syndicalist group to four months in prison despite attempts to get them noncustod

April 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 25, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – After being apprehended over an accusation of inciting riots through a WhatsApp broadcast and questioned for 33 hours by the Jakarta Police, an independent res

Jakarta Post - April 25, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Ghina Ghaliya and Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Activists have raised the alarm over a growing climate of fear in Indonesia following the arrests of a number of peop

April 24, 2020

Reuters - April 24, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesian police said on Thursday they had detained an activist accused of broadcasting messages to instigate violence and hatred, but rights groups said they believed he ha

Coconuts Jakarta - April 24, 2020

The first thing that Ravio Patra, a human rights activist and outspoken critic of the Indonesian government who was detained on Wednesday night, did upon his release was to feed stray

Jakarta Post - April 24, 2020

Jakarta – Ravio Patra, an independent researcher and government critic who faces incitement charges, was detained on Wednesday evening just as he was about to get into a diplomatic veh

April 23, 2020

Kompas.com - April 23, 2020

Devina Halim, Jakarta – The Coalition Against Criminalisation and Case Manipulation is urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Indonesian Police Chief (Kapolri) General Idham Azis to

Jakarta Post - April 23, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – An independent researcher who has been critical of the government on social media is facing incitement charges after a message calling for nationwide riots on