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May 27, 2023

The Diplomat - May 27, 2023

Virdika Rizky Utama – The events of May 1998 form an indelible chapter in Indonesia's history, marked by profound struggle and heart-wrenching grief, which continues to resonate in Indo

ABC News - May 27, 2023

Hellena Souisa – In May 1998, massive student protests and riots in Indonesia's capital Jakarta and other major cities brought to an end the 32-year Suharto regime.

May 21, 2023

Tempo - May 21, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia will chair the 37th Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) that will be held in Bali on May 22-26, 2023, Indonesian repres

May 17, 2023

BBC News - May 17, 2023

Endang Nurdin, Indonesia – Eleven Indonesian villagers from Aceh province have reached a confidential financial settlement with oil giant ExxonMobil.

May 16, 2023

Agence France-Presse - May 16, 2023

New York, United States – ExxonMobil settled Monday a long-running lawsuit brought by Aceh villagers who alleged human rights violations by Indonesian military officials providing secur

May 5, 2023

Kompas.com - May 5, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) is urging President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to apologise to the victims and survivors of pas

May 4, 2023

World Council of Churches - May 4, 2023

Church leaders in Papua, in a position statement directed toward government officials, said "the current situation is a human tragedy," expressed grave concern about extrajudicial killi

Tempo - May 4, 2023

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) observed that the government is still arrogant in terms of resolving past gross human right

April 21, 2023

Radio New Zealand - April 21, 2023

The United Kingdom's commitments to upholding human rights came under question on Monday over the West Papua issue, resulting in a heated exchange between a government representative an

April 13, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - April 13, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) noted that throughout 2022, there were at least 46 cases of violence in Papua.

April 10, 2023

Asia Times - April 10, 2023

Chris Fitzgerald – Last month, the Indonesian government made a firm commitment to the United Nations to improve the human-rights situation in the country.

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 10, 2023

Jakarta – It is of great concern that the state of civic space in Indonesia continues to deteriorate under the President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo administration.

April 5, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - April 5, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Papua Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy (ELSHAM Papua) assesses that the Indonesian government lacks seriousness in resolving past human rights violatio

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 5, 2023

Jakarta – Securing Indonesia's reelection as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for another three years and, more importantly, demonstrating that we are serious

Tabloid Jubi - April 5, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Student and People's Caring for Papua Front held a free speech at the Mimika student dormitory in Jayapura City on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

March 30, 2023

ULMWP Statement - March 30, 2023

Today, Indonesia has shown that even humanitarianism is illegal in West Papua.

March 29, 2023

Tempo - March 29, 2023

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia on Tuesday issued its 2022 annual report revealing the myriad of attacks against human rights defenders in Indonesia throughout

March 24, 2023

Kompas.com - March 24, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has again raised the issue of the involvement of Defense Minister (Menhan) Prabowo Subian

March 17, 2023

Tempo - March 17, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The Setara Institute believes that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is merely showing a sympathetic mask for the victims and their families of severe hum

March 16, 2023

Tempo - March 16, 2023

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on March 15 ordered Attorney General Sanitiar Burhanuddin to coordinate with Komnas HAM (National Commission on Human Rights) i

March 11, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - March 11, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Executive Director of Amnesty International Indonesia Usman Hamid has called on the security forces to immediately investigate the reported case of a mother, Tarina Mur

Tabloid Jubi - March 11, 2023

Wamena, Jubi – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and its Papua representative office has sent a team to investigate the incident in Wamena's Sinakma, Jayawijaya Regen

March 9, 2023

Tempo - March 9, 2023

Jakarta – Amnesty International, a global movement of more than 10 million people in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end abuses of human rights, stated on Wednesday,

March 8, 2023

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - March 8, 2023

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

9 March 2023

Dear Foreign Minister,

March 3, 2023

CNN Indonesia - March 3, 2023

Jakarta – Aceh's traditional leader (Wali Nanggroe Aceh), Tgk Malik Mahmud Al Haytar, has handed over data on 5,000 cases of human rights violations that occurred in Aceh province to th

March 1, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - March 1, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Papua Representative of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM Papua) has sent an investigation team to Wamena, the capital of Jayawijaya Regency, to i

February 28, 2023

February 24, 2023

Church Times (UK) - February 24, 2023

Rebecca Paveley – Torture, extra judicial killings, and abductions are being carried out with impunity in the provinces of West Papua, human-rights activists have reported, as conflict

February 23, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 23, 2023

Chris Gunness, London – For the past four months, Indonesia's Constitutional Court has been considering a petition to allow cases according to the principle of universal jurisdiction, b

February 21, 2023

CNN Indonesia - February 21, 2023

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD claims that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo wanted cases of past gross human rights violations to be br

February 13, 2023

Fulcrum - February 13, 2023

Max Lane – President Joko Widodo's recent acknowledgement of certain human rights violations in Indonesia took many by surprise.

February 10, 2023

Australian Institute of International Affairs - February 10, 2023

Dirk Tomsa – On 11 January 2023, the Indonesian president made international headlines when he acknowledged that several cases of gross human rights violations had occurred in Indonesia

February 7, 2023

The Diplomat - February 7, 2023

Rory James – Last month, Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo formally acknowledged 12 episodes of historical human rights violations by government agencies between 1965 and 2003.

February 6, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - February 6, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Linus Hiluka, a victim and witness of human rights violations in the 2003 Wamena case, wrote an open letter to the Indonesian President, the Coordinating Ministry for P

January 23, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 23, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The government has finally admitted that 12 incidents or tragedies that happened in the past amounted to gross violations of human rights, but short of of

January 20, 2023

CNN Indonesia - January 20, 2023

Jakarta – A banner with a cartoon resembling President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo with a long nose like Pinocchio was erected at a Kamisan (Thursday) action in front of the State Palace in Ce

January 16, 2023

Antara News - January 16, 2023

Gilang Galiartha, Nabil Ihsan, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD commended the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) statement t

Jakarta Post - January 16, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is expected to tour some regions in the country to hold a meeting with survivors and families of human rights abuses as part of an effort to bri

January 13, 2023

OHCHR Press Release - January 13, 2023

The UN human rights office, OHCHR, welcomed on Friday the Indonesian President's statement of regret earlier this week, for serious rights violations dating back to the 1960s.

Kompas.com - January 13, 2023

Dian Erika Nugraheny, Jakarta – Human rights activists have cast doubts on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's pledge to settle 12 cases of gross human rights violations acknowledged by th

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 13, 2023

Jakarta – The government has finally admitted that many of the nation's past tragedies amounted to gross human rights violations, and President Jokowi "Jokowi" Widodo has expressed regr

Arah Juang - January 13, 2023

[The following is an abridged translation of a statement by the United Socialists (Perserikatan Sosialis, PS) in response to Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's January 11 publi

CNN Indonesia - January 13, 2023

Jakarta – Maria Katarina Sumarsih, the mother of one of the victims of the Semanggi I incident, Bernardinus Realino Norma Irmawan or Wawan, says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's st

January 12, 2023

Kompas.com - January 12, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia insists that the only way to prevent human rights violations from happening again is by trying the perpetrators in court.

January 11, 2023

Washington Post - January 11, 2023

Rebecca Tan – Indonesian President Joko Widodo acknowledged Wednesday a series of human rights violations that took place in the country over the past six decades, including the U.S.-ba

Sydney Morning Herald - January 11, 2023

Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – President Joko Widodo says he deeply regrets gross human rights violations committed in Indonesia in the past, among them an anti-c

January 6, 2023

Tempo - January 6, 2023

Arimbihp, Septia Ryanthie, Jakarta – Siti Dyah Sujirah, popular with the nickname Sipon, who is known as the wife of the missing poet Wiji Thukul passed away on Thursday, January 5.

Kompas.com - January 6, 2023
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) and human rights civil society organisations have expressed their condolences over the death of Siti Dyah Sujir

January 5, 2023

CNN Indonesia - January 5, 2023

Jakarta – Siti Dyah Sujirah or Sipon died today on Thursday January 5.

January 1, 2023

Human Rights Watch - January 2023

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