Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Papuan students studying in Jakarta have urged their fellow Papuans to return to their places of study across Indonesia, claiming that the government guarante
Ethnic and Racial Discrimination
September 20, 2019
September 18, 2019
Over 2000 West Papuan university students have returned home from Indonesian cities since last month over safety fears.
September 10, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Some 700 native Papuan students studying at various universities outside Papua Province have returned home in the aftermath of the Surabaya incident although they ha
Tracey Shelton – A group of students from West Papua say two bags of snakes were thrown into their dormitory amid weeks of unrest and protests over racism and self-determination for In
Exposure of widespread racism against Papuans has prompted a shift in the discourse about the acceptance of Papuans in Indonesia.
September 9, 2019
Rizki Fachriansyah and Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – A group of unidentified individuals tossed two sacks of snakes into the front yard of a Papuan student dormitory on Jl.
Kukuh S. Wibowo, Jakarta – Several unknown people reportedly attacked the Papuan dormitory in Surabaya on the early dawn of Monday, September 9.
September 6, 2019
Jenny Munro – Racism is ubiquitous in Indonesia, but it's rarely discussed.
September 3, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – The government has named two suspects and suspended five military personnel for the racist speech against Papuan students in Surabaya and Malang, East Java, Coordina
August 31, 2019
Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Surabaya – The East Java Police have named another suspect involved in a protest that led to racist abuse against Papuan students in Surabaya, East Java, on Aug.
Kate Lamb, Jayapura – At the base of the verdant mountains of Sentani, where dense, tropical jungle overlooks a sprawling teal lake, worshippers stream into church, men in suits and ti
August 29, 2019
Jakarta – Tri Susanti, the field coordinator of a protest that led to racist abuse against Papuan university students in Surabaya, East Java, has been named a suspect of hate speech, p
August 28, 2019
Aries Sudiono & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – East Java Police on Wednesday charged Tri Susanti a.k.a.
Nikolas P, Rahmad Nasution, Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands – Tens of activists of the Tanjungpinang-Bintan Student Alliance staged a peaceful rally here on Tuesday to show their solidarit
Jakarta – Papuan students living in a dormitory on Jl.
August 26, 2019
Ardila Syakriah and Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Jakarta/Surabaya – Legal experts have demanded that the police prove that shooting tear gas and arresting 43 Papuan students at a dorm in Sura
Jakarta – The Brawijaya Military Command in East Java have suspended five military personnel who are currently under investigation for their alleged involvement in a recent incident of
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Brawijaya Military Command (Kodam) head of information Lieutenant Colonel Imam Haryadi announced that five Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) members will face disch
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Five military personnel who were present at the scene when a mob besieged a boarding house occupied by Papuan students in Surabaya, East Java, on Aug.
Kate Lamb, Jayapura – Thousands of protesters were expected to take to the streets in six regions of West Papua on Monday, one week after violent demonstrations flared across Indonesia
August 25, 2019
Ghina Ghaliya and Fadli, Jakarta and Batam – Fueled by a viral video that appeared to show alleged security personnel using the derogatory slur "monkey" against Papuan students in Sura
August 24, 2019
Kristianto Galuwo, Papua – Thousands of students from the Faculty of Social and Political Science of the University of Cenderawasih closed the university's gate, the only access to its
The Papuan People Council has advised all West Papuan students studying in other parts of Indonesia to return home.
August 23, 2019
Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Brawijaya Military Command (Kodam) V is examining its six personnel who are suspected to have thrown racist remarks against Papuan students in Surabaya, East Jav
Iqbal Tawakal Lazuardi, Jakarta – West Java Police spokesman Sr. Comr.