A West Papuan man has died shortly after allegedly being hit by a police officer while making a complaint against a palm oil company.
Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
May 22, 2020
May 20, 2020
Benny Mawel and Alya Nurbaiti, Jayapura and Jakarta – A Papuan man has died shortly after allegedly being hit by a police officer while making a complaint against a palm oil company he
April 18, 2020
Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) is calling on the government to establish an independent team to investigate the fatal
April 16, 2020
Victor Mambor and Nina A.
April 15, 2020
A West Papuan family is asking questions about the circumstances around the killing of their son and his friend in Mimika regency on Monday.
Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – Indonesia's military will investigate an incident in the easternmost region of Papua in which two men were shot dead, it said on Wednesday, after righ
March 6, 2020
Johnny Blades – Researchers say 59 people died in a month of unrest in West Papua late last year.
February 25, 2020
Aryo Wisanggeni G, Jayapura – Colonel Eko Daryanto, the military public relations chief of Cenderawasih Military Command, says a victim killed on Tuesday (18/2/2020) in the armed confl
February 21, 2020
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – An elementary school student in Papua province was killed and another injured after being shot during a clash between the Indonesian military and rebels that also
February 20, 2020
Victor Mambor, Jayapura, Indonesia – Security forces shot dead an elementary school student during an alleged firefight in Papua that killed two people dead and injured two others, a l
November 7, 2019
Jakarta – A police officer, identified only as AM, has been named a suspect in the deaths of two students that occurred during a violent protest in Kendari, North Sulawesi, in which a
October 16, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence (KontraS) urged the Indonesian Police (Polri) to initiate legal process against police officers, who shot dead
October 14, 2019
Five bodies have been found in the highlands of Indonesia's West Papua, with residents alleging them to be victims of a military attack.
October 13, 2019
Ahmad Bil Wahid, Jakarta – Housewives from Indonesian Housewives Solidarity have held an action in front of the Metro Jaya Jakarta regional police headquarters.
Jakarta (Antara) – The lawyer team of two students killed in a rally outside the Southeast Sulawesi Provincial Legislative Assembly (DPRD) building on Sept.
October 11, 2019
Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Activists from the Civil Society Coalition held an evening of contemplation and prayer in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Red-and-White
Jakarta – Police in Indonesia's restive Papua region pledged on Friday to hold an investigation after a local leader said the bodies of five villagers had been found with bullet wounds
October 8, 2019
Human Rights Watch is calling on Indonesia to investigate riots in West Papua, which killed dozens last month.
October 3, 2019
A Pacific peacekeeping force should be mobilised under the auspices of the United Nations to enable a peaceful solution to the current violence in Papua.
September 28, 2019
Kate Lamb in Jakarta, Marni Cordell and Ben Doherty – Witnesses to Monday's deadly riots in West Papua claim Indonesian police gunned down Papuan students in the street during the unre
John Martinkus – In the town of Wamena, in the highlands of Papua, thick smoke poured from the roof of the regent's office.
September 27, 2019
Novy Lumanaw & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Two students were killed during a rally in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, on Thursday while protesting the passing of a controversial bill by
Rosniawanti Fikry Tahir, Jakarta – An autopsy carried out by Abunawas Hospital forensic team revealed that Randi, a student of Halu Oleo University, died of a gunshot wound in his righ
There's been more deadly violence in West Papua with two motorcycle taxi drivers reportedly shot dead in Puncak regency.
Ghina Ghaliya, Ardilla Syakriah and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and House of Representatives members have demanded an investigation be launched int