James Balowski – Papuan activists have raised more than $70,000 to repay a government-sponsored scholarship received by exiled activist and human rights lawyer Veronica Koman, after the
Human Rights & Justice
September 22, 2020
September 18, 2020
West Papuans have raised over $US50,000 to help an Indonesian human rights lawyer repay government-sponsored scholarship funding.
September 17, 2020
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) confirmed that human rights advocate Veronica Koman Liau had paid back the scholarship funds.
Aisah Putri Budiatri – The month of September is associated with some of the worst violations of human rights in Indonesian history.
September 16, 2020
Jakarta – Human rights activist Veronica Koman feels that her scholarship has been paid for by the Papuan people.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – PDIP politician and House of Representatives (DPR) legislator, Arteria Dahlan, aggressively criticized the national commission on human rights (Komnas HA
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Papua residents have raised more than Rp 773.8 million (US$51,900) to pay for the government-sponsored scholarship funding received by Indonesian human rights l
Jakarta – The symbolic hand over of money to the Finance Ministry's Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) to replay scholarship funds received by human rights activist Veronica Koman by t
September 15, 2020
Haryanti Puspa Sari, Jakarta – A member of the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III from the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) faction, Arteria Dahlan, has
Jakarta – The Papuan People's Solidarity Team will return the scholarship funds received by human rights activists Veronica Koman to the Ministry of Finance's Endowment Fund for Educati
September 9, 2020
Arjuna Pademme, Makassar, Jubi – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Papua stated the office received a number of reports on human rights violations that allegedly invo
September 8, 2020
Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Representatives from various human rights groups in the country said on Monday that they would immediately hand a legal opinion to the National Commission on
September 7, 2020
Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has proposed Sept.
Jakarta – Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck early in March, for 13 successive years, without any break, a number of people rallied outside the State Palace every Thursday to demand ju
Haryanti Puspa Sari, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti says that based on Kontras' records, there were 256 attack
Indria Fernida, Jakarta – Today, 16 years ago, Munir Said Thailb, a defender of human rights, was murdered with arsenic poison aboard a Garuda plane on his way to the Netherlands to pur
September 1, 2020
Susan Price – August marked one year since the racist attacks on West Papuan students in Surabaya that sparked a new West Papuan uprising.
August 20, 2020
Charles Maniani, Jayapura – On Wednesday August 19, officers from the Abepura sectoral police (Polsek) forcibly broke up a Papuan People's Solidarity action collecting funds to provide
August 17, 2020
Usman Hamid – The debate over Papua flared up again in Indonesia after anti-racism protests in the US triggered a social media campaign highlighting the plight of Papuans.
Ronny Kareni – We are West Papuans living in Australia, calling for our friends to support Veronica Koman, an Indonesian human rights lawyer.
August 14, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and the House of Representatives to stop the deliberation of the
Jakarta – Activist Veronica Koman says that she is ready to be discarded by the Indonesian government if her activities as a Papua human rights defender are deemed not to support the Un
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has pledged to produce policies that protect human rights and the environment, noting that speed and accuracy should not be exch
August 13, 2020
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Commissioner for Study and Research, Sandrayati Moniaga, says that the commission is recommending that deliberation