Chandra Iswinarno, Ria Rizki Nirmala Sari – The Attorney General's Office (AGO) has return the investigation dossier on alleged gross human rights (HAM) violations during the bloody Pa
Human Rights & Justice
March 20, 2020
March 18, 2020
Jakarta – Human rights activists have urged the government to learn from the Dutch king by, among other measures, admitting past human rights violations, apologizing to the families of
March 6, 2020
Devina Halim, Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office (AGO) will soon return the investigation dossier on the Paniai incident in Papua to the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas H
March 5, 2020
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Executive-director of Amnesty International Indonesia, Usman Hamid, argues that the process of composing the omnibus job creation Bill, known as RUU Cip
March 4, 2020
Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office (AGO) has declared that an investigation dossier into the Bloody Paniai case submitted by the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has
February 24, 2020
Frank Rai – National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop has lashed out at the Australian government for being tight-lipped and ignorant on the West Papua issue in Indonesia.
February 19, 2020
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Human rights groups have condemned the Indonesian government's rejection of an investigation that concluded the military committed a "gross human rights violati
February 18, 2020
Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD has stated that he is not interested in further examining the document containing data on Papuan poli
Victor Mambor, Jayapura, Indonesia – The father of a high school student who was one of four protesters killed by soldiers in Indonesia's troubled Papua province in 2014 demanded justi
Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Setara Institute demanded President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo establish a human rights court in regards to the Paniai shootings in Papua, following in the firm stand
Indra Arief P, Sri Haryati, Jakarta – Government will act on a report of Komnas HAM on alleged human rights violations in Paniai, Papua, on December 7 and 8, 2014, Coordinating Ministe
Gisela Swaragita, Jakarta – Indonesian human rights groups have criticized President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration for rejecting a declaration by the National Commission on Hum
February 17, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano and Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko has expressed his disagreement with the National Commission on Human Rights' (Komnas HAM) recen
Jakarta – Indonesia's military shot dead four students in the country's restive Papua region during 2014 protests and carried out "gross human rights violations", a commission investig
February 14, 2020
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Coordinating Legal, Political and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD clarified on Thursday that he did not refer to documents on the victims of human rig
Jakarta – Human rights lawyer Veronica Koman has released data on 57 political prisoners and 243 Papuan who have been killed allegedly as a result of military operations since 2018.
February 13, 2020
Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Menko Polhukam) Mahfud MD has clarified his statement about documents being "rubbish".
Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Asfinawati has criticised a statement by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD who said
February 12, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Coordinating Legal, Political and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD has dismissed documents on the victims of human rights violations in West Papua
February 11, 2020
Andhika Prasetia – Human rights activists Veronica Koman, who is currently in Australia, handed over data on political prisoners and victims of the conflict in Papua to President Joko
Devina Halim, Jakarta – Lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman says that today's statement by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD will onl
February 10, 2020
Dwi Bowo Raharjo and Ria Rizki Nirmala Sari – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is holding bilateral talks during his visit to Australia on February 8-10.
Australia's government has been urged to discuss human rights abuses in West Papua with Indonesia's visiting president.
Jakarta – Special Presidential Staff member for legal affairs, Dini Shanti Purwono, has denied a statement by human rights lawyer Veronica Koman who claimed that she handed over a docu
Elaine Pearson – On 10 February, Indonesian President Joko Widodo ("Jokowi") will address Australia's parliament.