Catherine Delahunty, Jayapura – When I first met West Papuan activist Paula Makabory, she told me she came from the land of the "Morning Star", home to the bird of paradise.
International Solidarity & Campaigns
August 23, 2021
July 15, 2021
Soe Tjen Marching – Perhaps it was about five years ago, I cannot remember.
July 13, 2021
British and Indonesian human rights defender Carmel Budiardjo, founder of TAPOL watchdog and the movement's driving force for many decades, has died peacefully aged 96.
July 12, 2021
A leading British human rights advocate and former political prisoner in Indonesia, Carmel Budiardjo, has died, aged 96.
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) mourns the death of Carmel Budiardjo, a tireless defender of human rights in Indonesia, West Papua and Timor-Leste, who passed away Ju
July 11, 2021
Carmel Budiardjo, TAPOL's founder and driving force for many decades, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday 10th July.
June 9, 2021
Global media organisations sent a joint letter to Indonesia's minister of Communication and Information Technology urging him to repeal Ministerial Regulation 5/2020 (MR5) that enables
May 19, 2021
The Jakarta Provincial Government recently lit up a number of pedestrian bridges and main roads in the city with the colors of the Palestinian flag in a show of solidarity with the Midd
Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Hundreds of Indonesian Workers Union Confederation, or KSPI, members have held a protest outside the United Nations (UN) building in Central Jakarta on Tuesday
May 18, 2021
Niniek Karmini and Fadlan Syammay, Jakarta – Pro-Palestinian protesters marched to the heavily guarded U.S.
April 30, 2021
Elisa Sekenyap, Jayapura – Australian Green Party Senator Janet Rice has expressed her concerns about the situation faced by the people in the land of Papua.
April 25, 2021
Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti says that Myanmar coup leader General Min Aung Hlaing's invitation
April 24, 2021
Jakarta – Police have forced protesters demonstrating against the attendance of Myanmar military commander General Min Aung Hlaing at the ASEAN Ministerial Level Conference (KTT) in Jak
Jakarta – Police have released two Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) assistant public defenders – Andrie Yunus and Ridwan Herdika – who were arrested earlier in Jakarta along with othe
April 18, 2021
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – A group of people in Indonesia held an event dubbed 'Gowes for Democracy' as a solidarity act for the people of Myanmar who are under the power of milita
March 25, 2021
Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Muslim protesters stage a rally to protest against China's alleged oppression of Uighur Muslims in front of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China buildi
March 19, 2021
Jasmine Chia – It is an unlikely combination: the white stars of the West Papuan and Myanmar flags, side by side.
March 12, 2021
Aria Cindyara, Jakarta – The youth activists movement network the Milk Tea Alliance in Indonesia is pushing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN
March 1, 2021
Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – A number of activists joined under a group dubbed the Milk Tea Alliance Indonesia declared their support for the struggle of the people of Myanmar in def
Jakarta – Activist Veronica Koman has addressed the different positions taken by the Indonesian government in response to calls to resolve the Papua problem and in its response to the c
February 13, 2021
Laurens Ikinia, Auckland – Indigenous Papuan students who are currently studying in New Zealand and Australia have formed an educational association, choosing Waitangi Day to mark the o
February 11, 2021
Abigail Rose McCall, Brisbane, Australia – The struggles of Indonesia's Papuan communities have surfaced in various shows of solidarity, with indigenous Australians during the divisive
February 6, 2021
Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Protesters from Leaders and Organizers of Community Organizations in Asia (Locoa) have held a demonstration to show solidarity due to the loss of democracy in M
February 5, 2021
Jakarta – Scores of people from the Urban Poor People's Network (JRMK) and the Urban Poor Consortium (UPC) held a solidarity action in front of the Burmese Embassy in Jakarta on Friday