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September 8, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - September 8, 2021

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura – The chairman of the Lay Apostolic Commission for the Manokwari-Sorong Diocese, Isak Bame, has reported that residents from five districts in Maybrat Regency are

September 7, 2021

Radio New Zealand - September 7, 2021

Reports from West Papua indicate thousands of people have fled their homes to the jungle after the latest deadly violence in Maybrat regency.

August 24, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - August 24, 2021

Chris Barrett, Singapore – Afghan refugees in Jakarta defied lockdown restrictions and fought with police as they protested against falling humanitarian intakes by Australia and other c

August 10, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 10, 2021

Refugees and asylum seekers must get their COVID-19 jabs for the greater good, argued Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan, who has written a letter to the Health Ministry urging for their v

June 27, 2021

The Guardian - June 27, 2021

Eve Webster – Thousands of East Timorese people who fled the country in the 1990s could lose their rights to work, rent a home or access the NHS in three days' time because of Brexit.

June 21, 2021

AsiaOne - June 21, 2021

When Reyas Alam fled Myanmar 12 years ago, he was barely even an adult.

June 8, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - June 8, 2021

Hengky Yeimo, Nabire – A humanitarian team in Timika, the capital of Mimika Regency, is collecting and distributing aids for the people of Puncak Regency who fled their villages to avoi

June 7, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - June 7, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – The National Commission of Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Papua has suggested the government return the refugees of armed conflict in Puncak Regency back to their

June 4, 2021

Agence France-Presse - June 4, 2021

Pulau Idaman, Aceh – A boat filled with dozens of Rohingya, mostly women and children, landed on an island off Aceh coast early Friday, according to an AFP reporter and the UN re

May 24, 2021

WA Today - May 24, 2021

Chris Barrett – Farahnaz Salehi calls them the lost years.

May 20, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - May 20, 2021

Hengky Yeimo, Nabire, Jubi – Dozens of people from the Kabuki Village of Mabugi District arrived in Ilaga, the capital district of Puncak Regency, on Wednesday after two weeks of walkin

April 28, 2021

Jakarta Globe - April 28, 2021

Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – A group of refugees and asylum seekers has been back to live in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) offices in Central Jakarta fo

March 31, 2021

Suara Papua - March 31, 2021

Human rights defenders have exposed updated information on the situation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the regencies Nduga and Intan Jaya.

March 22, 2021

The New Humanitarian - March 22, 2021

Antonia Timmerman, Jakarta – Trapped in limbo for years, refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia say they're seeing a rash of suicides in immigration detention centres and donor-funded

March 10, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 10, 2021

Jayapura – Citizens including a religious figure demand the Indonesian state to take responsibility for the displaced people who had left their homes due to fear of losing their lives a

February 25, 2021

Radio New Zealand - February 25, 2021

Amnesty International has voiced concern about ongoing deadly conflict in West Papua.

February 2, 2021

Agence France-Presse - February 2, 2021

Lhokseumawe – Scores of Rohingya women missing from a refugee camp in Indonesia have been trafficked into Malaysia to reunite with their husbands, several sources have told AFP.

January 28, 2021

Agence France-Presse - January 28, 2021

Jakarta – Hundreds of Rohingya are missing from a refugee camp in Aceh and are believed to have been trafficked to neighbouring Malaysia, officials and sources said Thursday.

January 25, 2021

January 2, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - January 2, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – "Merry Christmas, 25 December 2020," says the graffiti displayed in the yard of the Nduga student dormitory in the study city of Jayapura.

October 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 29, 2020

News Desk, Jakarta – The Aceh Police have named five suspects for allegedly trafficking Rohingya refugees to Indonesia in June.

October 20, 2020

The Guardian - October 20, 2020

Nicole Curby – From the ferry terminal in Batam, a city on Indonesia's far north-western border, you can look across the narrow strait to Singapore.

September 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 14, 2020

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has expressed the government's concern about the increasing number of Rohingya refugees arriving on Indonesia's shores, calling o

September 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 12, 2020

Jakarta – A Rohingya refugee in Aceh died of a respiratory illness on Friday, only a day after two other refugees died of similar causes.

September 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 7, 2020

Hidayatullah Tahjuddin and Poppy McPherson Reuters Lhokseumawe, Indonesia/Bangkok, Thailand – Almost 300 Rohingya refugees believed to have been at sea for six months landed in Indonesi