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July 5, 2024

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - July 5, 2024

The 6th July marks 26 years since the Biak Massacre when the Indonesian security forces massacred scores of people in Biak, West Papua.

Human Rights Monitor - July 5, 2024

On 30 June 2024, military members allegedly arrested Mr Atinus Kum (see photo on top), a member of the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB), in the Intan Jaya Regency, Papua Teng

July 4, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - July 4, 2024

On 14 June 2024, Mr Pilemon Gobai, 42, was unlawfully killed, and Mr Melkias Yatipai,47, a tribal leader, sustained a bullet injury on the left heel as security force members raided the

July 2, 2024

IPMSDL Statement - July 2, 2024

The Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination and Liberation, as one of the movements endorsing the Permanent Peoples Tribunal Session on Environmental Destruction and State Re

June 30, 2024

Amnesty International News Release - June 30, 2024

Responding to the final statement of Permanent Peoples' Tribunal on Papua in London, Amnesty International Indonesia's executive director Usman Hamid said:

June 27, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - June 27, 2024

The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (PPT), established in 1979 on the basis of the Universal Declaration of Peoples' Rights, and in compliance with its Statute, has opened a procedure to in

Kompas.com - June 27, 2024

Dani Prabowo, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that only two out of 11 recommendations by the government's Team for the Non-Judicial R

June 21, 2024

Suara Papua - June 21, 2024

Jayapura – The Papua Human Rights Lawyer Association (PAHAM Papua) believes that the Indonesian Military (TNI) police headquarters (Puspom) appears to be covering up and has been silent

June 19, 2024

Asia Pacific Report - June 19, 2024

The Centre for Climate Crime and Justice at Queen Mary University of London will host a Permanent Peoples' Tribunal on State and Environmental Violence in West Papua later this month.

June 14, 2024

Kompas.com - June 14, 2024

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) is urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to fully resolve the 2001 gross human rights (HA

June 10, 2024

Suara Papua - June 10, 2024

Elisa Sekenyap, Jayapura – Over the last two weeks, social media has been flooded with the humanitarian call embodied in the phrase "All Eyes On Rafah".

Antara News - June 10, 2024

Jakarta – Alleged human rights violations in Papua that were among the commission's nine priority issues throughout 2023 continued to be a priority in 2024, National Commission on Human

Benar News - June 10, 2024

Pizaro Gozali Idrus, Jakarta – Indonesia's National Human Rights Commission expressed serious concern Monday about alleged violations associated with major infrastructure projects, incl

June 4, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 4, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia still has not reached a national consensus to ratify the Genocide Convention, according to Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.

June 3, 2024

Suara Papua - June 3, 2024

Jayapura – The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (PPT), which was established in 1979 based on the Universal Declaration of People's Rights, and in accordance with United Nations statutes, ha

May 27, 2024

South China Morning Post - May 27, 2024

Amy Sood – Stevanus was 16 at the time, and like many Indonesian youngsters, loved playing football and listening to music with his friends.

May 17, 2024

CNN Indonesia - May 17, 2024

Jakarta – Students from the Trisakti University held a demonstration in the vicinity of the parliamentary complex in Central Jakarta on Friday May 17.

May 14, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 14, 2024

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – President-Elect Prabowo Subianto looked somewhat agitated when questioned about alleged human rights abuses by the Indonesian Military in Papua during an excl

Jakarta Post - May 14, 2024

Radhiyya Indra and Alifia Sekar, Jakarta – For many of the victims and families affected by the bloody riots in May 1998, the hope for "closure" has slowly eroded with every passing yea

May 13, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 13, 2024

Jakarta – Never in the history of Indonesia's presidential elections, have human rights issues taken center stage as they have in the last election season.

April 24, 2024

Amnesty International - April 24, 2024

Peaceful demonstrators were arrested and excessive force was used to break up protests. Military operations in Papua resulted in unlawful killings and torture and other ill-treatment.

April 17, 2024

Tempo - April 17, 2024

Jakarta – The human remains at Rumoh Geudong are strong evidence of human rights violations. The government has an obligation to uncover the truth and bring justice.

April 11, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - April 11, 2024

On 21 March 2024, an incident of police violence reportedly unfolded in the town of Timika, Mimika Regency, Papua Tengah Province, at approximately 2:00 pm.

April 10, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - April 10, 2024

Executive summary

April 8, 2024

The Diplomat - April 8, 2024

Klas Lundstrom – I know what you think," the source tells me. "That it's fake. It's not fake. It's our life."

April 6, 2024

Asia Pacific Report - April 6, 2024

The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) has declared its solidarity with civil society groups and student protesters demonstrating against the torture of a Papuan man, Defianus Kogo

April 4, 2024

Suara Papua - April 4, 2024

Reiner Brabar, Sorong – The group Anti-Militarism and Human Rights Care People's Solidarity in the Land of Papua held a free speech forum at Remu traffic lights intersection in Sorong C

April 2, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 2, 2024

Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) is launching an investigation into the human bones that were discovered at the site of a memorial park in Aceh's Pidie reg

April 1, 2024

Arah Juang - April 1, 2024

Sharon Muller – On Friday March 22, a video circulated of TNI (Indonesian military) soldiers torturing of a civilian in Papua.

March 30, 2024

Suara Papua - March 30, 2024

Jayapura – Papuan students in various cities around Indonesia along with humanitarian solidarity groups including the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) are demanding tha

March 28, 2024

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) - March 28, 2024

Senator the Hon Penny Wong
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

28 March 2024

Dear Foreign Minister,

Human Rights Watch Dispatches - March 28, 2024

Andreas Harsono – The Indonesian military apologized to "all Papuan people" and detained 13 soldiers from an elite battalion in West Java who had tortured a Papuan man in Gome, Central

March 27, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 27, 2024

Jakarta – It happens again and again; indigenous Papuans fall victim to Indonesian soldiers.

Tabloid JUBI - March 27, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – Repeated occurrences of Indonesian Military (TNI) soldiers torturing civilians in Papua have been evident, as seen in the viral video depicting the torture of civilians

Tabloid JUBI - March 27, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – The Fellowship of Churches in Indonesia (PGI) has called for a thorough and complete investigation into the alleged torture of three civilians in Puncak Regency by TNI

March 26, 2024

Tempo - March 26, 2024

Defara Dhanya, Yohanes Maharso and Hendrik Yaputra, Jakarta – The Spokesperson for the West Papua National Liberation Army of the Free Papua Organization (TPNPB-OPM), Sebby Sambom, deni

Tempo - March 26, 2024

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) strongly condemned the torture of an indigenous Papuan man by soldiers of the Indonesian military (TNI).

The Diplomat - March 26, 2024

Sebastian Strangio – The armed forces were forced to issue a rare apology after a video showing soldiers torturing a Papuan separatist fighter was posted online.

Tabloid Jubi - March 26, 2024

Manokwari, Jubi – The Executive Director of LP3BH Manokwari, Yan Cristian Warinussy, urged the Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Gen.

Reuters - March 26, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Army issued a rare apology on Monday and said 13 soldiers had been arrested after a video emerged showing a man being tortured by troops in Papua region, where

March 25, 2024

Sydney Morning Herald - March 25, 2024

Zach Hope and Karuni Rompies – The Indonesian military has detained eight of its own after disturbing videos surfaced of a group beating and slashing a young Papuan as he stood tremblin

The Guardian - March 25, 2024

Ben Doherty – Footage of a West Papuan man, bound in a water-filled barrel and being beaten and cut with knives, allegedly by Indonesian soldiers, has reanimated demands for internation

Sydney Morning Herald - March 25, 2024

Zach Hope and Karuni Rompies – The Indonesian military has detained 13 of its own after disturbing videos surfaced of a group beating and slashing a young Papuan trembling in a barrel o

Associated Press - March 25, 2024

Niniek Karmini, Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia's military said Monday it has arrested 13 elite troops accused of involvement in a video showing the torture of an indigenous Papua man be

Asia Pacific Report - March 25, 2024

An Australian solidarity group for West Papua today warned of a fresh "heavy handed" Indonesia crackdown on Papuan villagers with more "arrests and torture".

Radio New Zealand - March 25, 2024

The Indonesian government has confirmed it is investigating a viral video showing security forces in Papua torturing a civilian.

CNN Indonesia - March 25, 2024

Jakarta – The commander of the Cenderawasih/XVII Regional Military Command (Kodam), Major General Izak Pangemanan, has revealed the chronology of the abuse committed by TNI (Indonesian

ABC News - March 25, 2024

Bill Birtles in Jakarta – Indonesia's military has pledged to investigate after videos described as "barbaric" circulated online showing what appear to be soldiers punching, kicking and

March 24, 2024

Asia Pacific Report - March 24, 2024

Ronny Kareni – Recent videos depicting the barbaric torture of an indigenous Papuan man by Indonesian soldiers have opened the wounds of West Papua's suffering, laying bare the horrifyi

Tabloid Jubi - March 24, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – The Indonesian government has faced substantial criticism, questions, and recommendations from the UN Human Rights Committee regarding the transparency in addressing pa