Jayapura – The International Coalition for Papua (ICP) has released its latest report on human rights violations in Papua between July and September 2021.
Human Rights & Justice
October 13, 2021
October 12, 2021
Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – The executive director of the Institute for Research, Assessment, and Development of Legal Aid (LP3BH) Manokwari, Yan Christian Warinussy, says that during the
October 5, 2021
Yamin Kogoya – Two Melanesian state leaders addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on West Papua last week.
October 4, 2021
Nicholas Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Chairperson Ahmad Taufan Damanik has revealed that the Indonesian police (Polri) are the institution which
September 28, 2021
Dian Septiari and Nur Janti, Jakarta – The government faced more international scrutiny of its activities in Papua as the United Nations capped a whirlwind of multilateral diplomatic ac
September 20, 2021
Christopher Knaus – Human rights groups say revelations that Australia sat on its hands after learning of Indonesian military atrocities against West Papuan demonstrators are "deeply di
Geneva – Indonesia must provide West Papuan human rights defender Victor Yeimo with proper medical care to keep him from dying in prison, a UN human rights expert said today.
September 19, 2021
Christopher Knaus – In the pre-dawn light, beneath a water tower on the West Papuan island of Biak, Yudha Korwa lay bleeding in the dirt.
September 7, 2021
Kadek Melda Luxiana, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has formed a new monitoring and investigation team to follow up on the assignation of renewed human righ
Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has declared September 7 as Human Rights Defenders Protection Day.
September 6, 2021
Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the government often sees human rights defenders as enemies of the state.
September 2, 2021
Huyogo Simbolon, Bandung – Scores of people gathered at the People's Struggle Monument in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung on Thursday September 2.
August 31, 2021
Jakarta – Audio-visual production house Watchdoc, which is active in monitoring environmental and corruption issues, has won the Ramon Magsaysay award for the category of emergent leade
August 17, 2021
Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has criticised President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's state of the nation address to the
August 15, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has urged President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, to reiterate his commitment to handle and promote human rights when he
August 4, 2021
Andreas Harsono (Project Multatuli) – In August 2005, I visited Carmel Budiardjo, then an 80-year-old human rights campaigner, in her London townhouse.
July 31, 2021
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on the international community to immediately suspend Indonesia from the UN Human Rights Council over a shocking assault
July 15, 2021
I Gede Wahyu Wicaksana – On 18 May 2021, Indonesia opposed a new UN General Assembly resolution to formally embrace the Responsibility to Protect (R2P).
July 7, 2021
Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – The Papuan Students Alliance in Surabaya, East Java have staged a protest on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the Biak massacre.
July 6, 2021
Today, the 6 July marks 23 years since the Indonesian security forces massacred scores of people in Biak, West Papua.
July 4, 2021
Natalia Laurensia Carmelia Yewen, Papua – It has been more than half a century since the former Dutch colony of Papua was integrated into Indonesia in a highly controversial referendum
June 24, 2021
Jakarta – The families of victims of human rights violations say they are disappointed that Presidential Regulation Number 53/2021 on a Human Rights National Action Plan (Ranham) for 20
June 22, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has officially ratified the Presidential Regulation No.
May 25, 2021
An exiled West Papuan leader has condemned Indonesian for "hypocrisy" in speaking out about Myanmar and Palestine while voting to ignore genocide and ethnic cleansing at the United Nati
May 24, 2021
The Indonesian government is speaking out about Myanmar and Palestine whilst voting to ignore genocide and ethnic cleansing at the UN.