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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.

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

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

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

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

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

Events of 2022

December 27, 2022

Kompas.com - December 27, 2022

Nirmala Maulana Achmad, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) has highlighted cases of human rights violations that have followed the same pattern in 2022 as in previous

December 16, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 16, 2022

Nur Janti, Jakarta – The government has claimed that it has committed to human rights-violation resolution by pushing a tribunal over the "Bloody Paniai" case despite lack of evidence.

Tabloid Jubi - December 16, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – The Papua Legal Aid Institute (LBH Papua) calls on all conflicting parties in the armed conflict in Papua, including the Indonesian Military (TNI), the National Police,

December 15, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 15, 2022

Jakarta – Last week's acquittal of Maj. (ret) Isak Sattu of all charges in the December 2014 fatal shooting of civilians in the Papuan regency of Paniai came as no surprise.

Detik News - December 15, 2022

Kadek Melda Luxiana, Jakarta – The sole defendant in the Paniai gross human rights violation case trial being heard in the Makassar District Court in South Sulawesi, retired Infantry Ma

December 13, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - December 13, 2022

Kaylana Mueller-Hsia, Kyra Jasper and Natalie Longmire-Kulis – Eight years after a deadly incident in Paniai, Papua, the Indonesian Human Rights Court in the Makassar District Court on

Tabloid Jubi - December 13, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Head of the Papua Office of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM Papua) Frits Ramandey said the Makassar Human Rights Court's decision to acquit the defe

December 12, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - December 12, 2022

Manokwari, Jubi – The Attorney General's Office (AGO) will file an appeal against the verdict on the Bloody Paniai case tried at the Makassar Human Rights Court, which acquitted the sol

Radio New Zealand - December 12, 2022

An Indonesian court has acquitted a retired army officer in the fatal shooting of four teenagers in Papua in 2014, crushing hopes the military would be held accountable for alleged abus

December 11, 2022

Agence France-Presse - December 11, 2022

Jakarta – The acquittal by an Indonesian human rights court of a retired army officer from charges over the killing of four Papuan teens in 2014 was a sign of impunity, a representative

Asia Pacific Report - December 11, 2022

Amnesty International Indonesia and Amnesty International Australia have condemned the repression used against the people in West Papua when they were commemorating Human Rights Day yes

Tempo - December 11, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Witness and Victim Protection Agency (LPSK) said the commemoration of Human Rights Day, on December 10, was a momentum to bolster the government's contribution to

Amnesty International Press Release - December 11, 2022

Amnesty International Indonesia and Amnesty International Australia condemn the repression used against the people in West Papua when they were commemorating Human Rights Day on Decembe

December 10, 2022

Detik News - December 10, 2022

Adrial Akbar – Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance Confederation (KASBI) Chairperson Nining Elitos is calling for outstanding cases of human rights violations in Indonesia to be fu

Suara Papua - December 10, 2022

Jayapura – The commemoration of International Human Rights Day on December 10 was marked by protest actions across Papua.

UCA News - December 10, 2022

Katharina Reny Lestari – Rights activists in Indonesia's Papua region have demanded a re-investigation into the 2014 Paniai shooting that killed four Christian students after a court ac

Australian West Papua Association (Sydeny) Statement - December 10, 2022

Every Year Human Rights Day is celebrated on the 10 December to create awareness and promote respect for the rights and freedoms enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights a

December 9, 2022

Tapol Statement - December 9, 2022

The trial of Isak Sattu, a retired soldier who was a liaison officer present during the Paniai killings in 2014, came to a close on 8 December, with him being found not guilty of the cr

CNN Indonesia - December 9, 2022

Jakarta – The families of the victims of the Paniai massacre are disappointed with the panel of judges which handed down a verdict of not guilty against retired Infantry Major Isak Satt

December 8, 2022

Reuters - December 8, 2022

Ananda Teresia and Kate Lamb, Jakarta – An Indonesian court on Thursday acquitted a retired Army officer in the fatal shooting of four teenagers in Papua in 2014, crushing hopes that th

December 1, 2022

CNN Indonesia - December 1, 2022

Jakarta – The families of victims of the 2014 Paniai massacre in Papua have sent a letter to the United Nations (UN), which has its head office in Geneva, Switzerland.

Agence France-Presse - December 1, 2022

Medan, North Sumatra – Four defendants were each sentenced to 19 months in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of torturing to death two people trafficked to work on an oil palm p

November 30, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - November 30, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Namantus Gwijangge, a member of the Special Committee on the murder and mutilation of four Nduga residents in Mimika Regency, said his party had submitted a letter requ

November 23, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 23, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia this month put its human rights records before the Human Rights Council in Geneva under the Universal Periodic Review, the fourth time it has done so since the pract

November 22, 2022

Tempo - November 22, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi and Imaji Lasahido (Intern), Jakarta – The group that is part of the human Rights Enforcement Advocacy Team (TAP-HAM) revealed the findings of the investigation into

November 18, 2022

Asia Pacific Report - November 18, 2022

The solidarity group West Papua Action Aotearoa has criticised New Zealand for not "being stronger" over growing global concern about Indonesian human rights violations in West Papua, a

November 16, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - November 16, 2022

Makassar, Jubi – The Public Prosecutor in the alleged gross human rights violations of Bloody Paniai at the Makassar Court on Monday, November 14, 2022, demanded 10 years of imprisonmen

November 15, 2022

Tapol - November 15, 2022

On 9th November 2022, Indonesia's 4th cycle of Indonesia's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) began at the UN in Geneva.

CNN Indonesia - November 15, 2022

Makassar – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the court hearings into the Paniai gross human rights violations in Papua, which are taking pla

November 14, 2022

Radio New Zealand - November 14, 2022

A United Nations human rights review has raised serious concerns about the ongoing political violence in West Papua.

November 11, 2022

Tempo - November 11, 2022

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia criticized the report from the Indonesian government delegation at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Session of the UN Human Rights Council i

UCA News - November 11, 2022

Rights activists have criticized the Indonesian government for what they call baseless claims on rights issues at the UN Human Rights Council, including those related to the handling of

November 10, 2022

November 8, 2022

Tabloid Jubi - November 8, 2022

Wasior, Jubi – Survivors and families of victims of the 2001 Bloody Wasior tragedy in Wondama Bay Regency, West Papua, demanded the government's accountability for the suffering and los