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Ethnic and Racial Discrimination

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May 3, 2021

Inside Indonesia - May 3, 2021

Meki Wetipo & Jenny Munro – I wish us Papuans to have a good home, have time with our families to go to church together on Sundays, and all of us work properly.

April 22, 2021

CNN Indonesia - April 22, 2021

Jakarta – The results of an investigation by the police's professionalism and security affairs division (Propam) has found that Malang municipal police chief Senior Commissioner Leonard

March 31, 2021

Suara Papua - March 31, 2021

Reiner Brabar, Sorong – Scores of activists from the Papua People's Solidarity Against Racism (SPMR) held a free speech forum in front of the Elin traffic light intersection in Sorong c

March 12, 2021

Tribune News - March 12, 2021

Igman Ibrahim, Jakarta – Malang city district police chief (Kapolres) Senior Commissioner Leonardus Simarmata has been reported to the police's professionalism and security affairs divi

February 3, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - February 3, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Human rights activist Ambrosius Mulait plans to report five powerful politicians to the police for alleged racism in their statements.

February 2, 2021

CNN Indonesia - February 2, 2021

Medan – Scores of students from the Papuan Student Association (IMP) in Medan, North Sumatra, held a protest action in front of the North Sumatra University (USU) Rectorate Bureau Build

January 28, 2021

Antara News - January 28, 2021

Hendrina DK, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura, Papua – The Papuan Customary Council has appealed to native Papuan communities in the province to not be provoked by Ambroncius Nababan's alleged

January 27, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - January 27, 2021

Pacific Media Watch – More leading Indonesian figures have made racial slurs against Natalius Pigai, former chair of the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) – and all West Pap

Coconuts Jakarta - January 27, 2021

The National Police's Cyber Crimes Division has arrested a man for hate speech after he allegedly compared a Papuan activist to a gorilla.

Tempo - January 27, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Representatives of the Batak community in Papua have appealed to the National Police to initiate action against Ambroncius Nababan, saying his 'racist' remarks against

January 25, 2021

UCA News - January 25, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – An Indonesian politician has come under fire after making racist comments about a former Papuan member of the country's National Human Rights Commission.

CNN Indonesia - January 25, 2021

Jakarta – Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH Jakarta) Director Arif Maulana has confirmed the view that the state has played a role in perpetuating racism against Papuans.

January 13, 2021

January 7, 2021

West Papua News - January 7, 2021

Yesterday in an interview, General Hendropriyono, a retired Kopassus general and former head of the Indonesian State Intelligence Agency declares his proposal to forcibly remove 2 milli

October 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 27, 2020

Jakarta – An image depicting a text message reportedly sent by a senior high school teacher in East Jakarta has gone viral on social media for what many consider its discriminatory cont

October 23, 2020

Radio New Zealand - October 23, 2020

A British parliamentarian has told lawmakers in the UK parliament about racism faced by West Papuans in Indonesia.

September 7, 2020

South China Morning Post - September 7, 2020

Randy Mulyanto – Indonesian-Chinese mum Shinta Lie, 33, has been trying to make ends meet by selling fish crackers and facial tissues for about US$1 in Jakarta, with her husband and thr

August 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2020

Victor Mambor, Jayapura, Papua – Musa Heselo, a resident of Jayapura, Papua, was not aware that he had frequently been discriminated against on the basis of his race.

August 18, 2020

CNN Indonesia - August 18, 2020

Jakarta – Hundreds of Papuan students from the East Java cities of Malang and Surabaya held an action on Tuesday August 18 commemorating the racist incident that befell them one year ag

July 8, 2020

Jacobin Magazine - July 8, 2020

Febriana Firdaus – The people of West Papua have suffered decades of oppression and discrimination at the hands of the Indonesian state.

July 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 3, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – For years, media coverage on Papua has straddled narratives on politics, natural resources, development, security and human rights, attracting attention

Radio New Zealand - July 3, 2020

An Indonesian government official has characterised recent racism against West Papuans as an isolated pattern.

July 2, 2020

Los Angeles Times - July 2, 2020

David Pierson, Singapore – Buchtar Tabuni steeled himself for the prospect of 17 years in prison, unaware that his future would be tied to protests over the fate of another dark-skinne

June 30, 2020

New Zealand Herald - June 30, 2020

Maire Leadbeater – The global phenomenon that is the "Black lives Matter" movement has rejuvenated indigenous struggles and opened up a new dialogue about the impact of colonialism.

June 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 20, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Indonesia urged the international community to speak up and take decisive action against racial violence at a United Nations forum in Geneva, Switzerland, o