Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Papuan civilians will continue to fall victim if the government continues to use a security approach to resolve the problems in the land of the Cenderawasih as
Militarism & Security Approach
September 20, 2021
May 21, 2021
Bandung – Activists from the Papua People's Solidarity (Sorak) held a protest action in front of the Merdeka building in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung on the afternoon of
Jakarta – A brief protest action was held by Papuan activists from the Papua People's Petition (PRP) at the Horse Statue on Jalan Medan Barat Jakarta in Central Jakarta at 8 am.
Jakarta – Simultaneous protest actions held in three cities by the Papua People's Petition (PRP) have also taken up the situation in Palestine which has been heating up of late.
CNN Indonesia, Jakarta – Papuan people who are members of civil group Papuan People's Petition have staged protests in three cities on Friday, May 21, 2021 to voice opposition, among ot
February 10, 2021
Luke Lischin – On January 12, 2021 Indonesian President Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, issued Government Regulation (Peraturan Pemerintah) Number 3 of 2021 implementing National L
January 25, 2021
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition is concerned that the newly established national defense reserve component (komcad) will be used to control domestic securit
January 22, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Pro-democracy NGO Setara Institute on Thursday disapproved of the step taken by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo who they deemed had rushed the passing of derivativ
Natalie Sambhi – Originally touted as a reformer when elected, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has presided over a period of democratic regression and increasing illiberalism.
January 21, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Joko "Jokowi" Widodo administration is attempting to broaden the role of civilians in the nation's military defense by issuing the president's regulation (PP)
December 9, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The shooting of Papuan Pastor Yeremia Zanambani is not an independent incident but part of the most recent and most significant shift in the trend of conflicts
December 8, 2020
December 5, 2020
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Benny Wenda, requested President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to end the martial law status in West Pap
December 3, 2020
Imam B, Rahmad Nasution, Jakarta – Responding to the recent developments in Papua and West Papua, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR), Azis Syamsuddin, has urged the go
November 3, 2020
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) director Al Araf is asking on the government to reevaluate the security policies applied to bring the conflict
October 22, 2020
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia investigator Ari Pramuditya has criticised a recommendation by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Af
October 12, 2020
The West Papua Council of Churches wants an end to what it says is the re-militarisation of the region.
June 10, 2020
Ali Umar – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo must change the government's approach in resolving the Papua problem.
June 4, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government's decision to prepare hundreds of thousands of Indonesian Military (TNI) officers for deployment to help enforce pandemic health protoc
June 1, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) is urging the government to halt the involvement of the TNI (Indonesian military) in disciplining people for violating Covid-19 he
May 12, 2020
West Papuan independence movement leader Benny Wenda has demanded "urgent attention from the international community" to claims that Indonesia is using the Covid-19 crisis to further m
April 30, 2020
Tangguh Chairil – "It is a military strategy," said Indonesian Coordinating Maritime and Investment Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, when journalists asked him why the government had
February 3, 2020
Jakarta – Activists are calling on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to withdraw troops from the conflict-prone Nduga, Papua, and take a humanitarian approach instead.
January 1, 2020
Jakarta – The government should prioritize dialog instead of using a security approach in seeking solution to the Papuan problem.
November 11, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Members of the House of Representatives' (DPR) Commission I asked for Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto to seriously handle the issues on Papua and West Papua.