Yance Wenda, Sentani – West Papua Church Council expressed their concerns with the recurring situation in Papua Land, emphasizing the sufferings Papuan people have to endure during the
Human Rights & Justice
February 23, 2021
February 6, 2021
Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging Attorney General (JA) ST Burhanuddin to withdraw a appeal against a Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) rulin
February 4, 2021
Jakarta, Jubi – Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Stef Blok told the Dutch parliament recently that the country considered a visit by United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights
January 18, 2021
Following the announcement of a Provisional Government of West Papua and rejection of Jakarta's 'Special Autonomy' renewal, the Indonesian state has pursued its strategy of aggressive a
January 14, 2021
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia strongly criticized the controversial statement issued by deputy minister of law and human rights Eddy Hiariej who claimed that p
January 13, 2021
Jakarta – The Indonesian government responded slowly and insufficiently to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, focusing instead on a jobs law that will harm labor rights and the environment,
January 12, 2021
[Special Report: By Victor Mambor in Jayapura – final article of a three-part investigation into the Pastor Yeremia Zanambani assassination.]
January 11, 2021
[Special Report: By Victor Mambor in Jayapura – second of a three-part investigation into the Pastor Yeremia Zanambani assassination.]
January 4, 2021
Benny Mawel, Jayapura – The enforcement of human rights and the resolution of various cases of human rights violations in Papua in 2020 has worsened, say advocates.
January 2, 2021
Jakarta – Pastors in Papua asked bishops in Indonesia to break their silence over the violence in the region.
December 28, 2020
Military Police have named nine soldiers suspects in a case pertaining to the killing of two Hitadipa villagers in Intan Jaya regency, Papua.
December 27, 2020
Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) is urging the Attorney General and the Judge Advocate General to immediately to push for the shooting case
December 25, 2020
Jakarta – Military Police have named nine soldiers suspects in a case pertaining to the killing of two Hitadipa villagers in Intan Jaya regency, Papua.
December 20, 2020
Usman Hamid, Jakarta – This year Indonesia witnessed a rollback of important reforms in human rights.
December 16, 2020
Ainurrahman Rabu – The Attorney General's Office has responded to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's instruction to resolve past gross human rights violations which have been left hanging
December 15, 2020
The Attorney General's Office (AGO) has responded to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo request for the institution to resolve cases of past human rights violations.
December 14, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on the Attorney General's Office (AGO) to resolve past cases of human rights abuses in the country and show c
December 12, 2020
Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – The Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy has released its human rights performance index for the first year of the second term of President Joko "Jokowi" Wido
Richard C. Paddock, Bangkok – It has been 59 years since separatists in the Indonesian territory of West Papua raised their red, white and blue flag and declared independence.
December 11, 2020
Arya Kiet – Coinciding with International Human Rights Day today, December 10, 147 Catholic priests in Papua have called for an end to violence in Papua and have requested that bishops
December 10, 2020
Nicholas Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) researcher Arif Nur Fikri has reported the group's findings on human rights violations t
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in the commemoration of the world human rights day held virtually by the national commission on human rights (Komnas HAM) pledged t
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has given virtual greetings to mark International Human Rights (HAM) Day during an event held by the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM).
December 9, 2020
Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders says that the human rights situation has worsened during the second term of President Joko "Jokowi" Wi
December 3, 2020
Indonesia has been urged by the United Nations to engage with West Papuans in an inclusive dialogue to address long-standing grievances.