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Ethnic and Racial Discrimination

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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

June 17, 2020

Inside Indonesia - June 17, 2020

Sophie Chao – The brutal murder of 46-year-old Minneapolis resident George Floyd on 25 May 2020 has triggered an unprecedented spate of protests against racism and police violence acro

June 12, 2020

Tempo - June 12, 2020

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – A Journalist's Union for Diversity (SEJUK) activist, Tantowi Anwari, on Thursday said Indonesian mass media in general still show a perspective that is consider

ABC News - June 12, 2020

Tasha Wibawa – The Black Lives Matter movement has inspired many Indigenous minorities to speak out about systemic racism in their own countries, but in some countries like Indonesia,

June 11, 2020

The Guardian - June 11, 2020

Febriana Firdaus – Student Eden Armando Bebari, 19, was allegedly shot and killed by Indonesian security forces while fishing in his home town in West Papua in April.

June 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 7, 2020

Evi Mariani, Jakarta – The giant wave of the United States' #BlackLivesMatter campaign has now swept across Indonesia.

June 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 4, 2020

Elvira Rumkabu, Jayapura – The death of George Floyd, an African-American who was brutally murdered by a policeman in an American city, is not an isolated incident but a sign of deeply

Jakarta Post - June 4, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – As the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died while being arrested in the United States, sparks a global outcry, Indonesian rights advocates a

May 29, 2020

Sydney Morning Herald - May 29, 2020

John Martinkus – It was a simple insult that started it: "Monkey."

March 9, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - March 9, 2020

Abeth You, Nabire – The panel of judges of the Nabire District Court read the verdict to three defendants of Deiyai's anti-racism case.

February 4, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - February 4, 2020

Angela Flassy, Jayapura – Tri Susanti a.k.a Mak Susi gets twelve months sentence on Wednesday (29/1/2019).

February 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 3, 2020

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – During a meeting about the fate of Papuan migrant students after last year's racial abuse incidents in East Java, the Papuan People's Assembly (MRP) asked Jembe

January 31, 2020

CNN Indonesia - January 31, 2020

Surabaya – One of the Papuan students in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya who was the target of racist abuse last year believes that the five month jail sentence handed dow

January 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Surabaya – The head and all the staffers of community unit (RW) 03 at Bangkingan village in Surabaya, East Java made a public apology on Tuesday after issuing a c

January 21, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - January 21, 2020

An unapologetically racist community tax policy in Surabaya, East Java is triggering outrage in Indonesia due to its disturbingly discriminatory nature.

Jakarta Post - January 21, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – A comic strip posted on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's Twitter account that conveys the message of looking past appearances and instead judging people b

January 17, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - January 17, 2020

The Jakarta Metro Police are questioning the leader of a hardline organization over a banner put up in East Jakarta that was disturbingly both racist and bigoted.

September 20, 2019

Jakarta Globe - September 20, 2019

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

September 18, 2019

Radio New Zealand - September 18, 2019

Over 2000 West Papuan university students have returned home from Indonesian cities since last month over safety fears.

September 10, 2019

Tempo - 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