Indonesian security forces have denied that two local West Papuans they killed late last week were innocent civilians.
Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
July 22, 2020
Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – Following the news about two Nduga, Papua residents who were allegedly shot dead by Indonesian armed forces (TNI) personnel, Amnesty International Indon
Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia's military rejected allegations on Wednesday (July 22) by Papuan separatists that a father and son killed at the weekend in the country's easternmost prov
July 21, 2020
ULMWP, Papua – Two more unarmed West Papuan civilians have been killed by the Indonesian military in the Nduga Regency.
Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Two civilians, Elias Karungu and Selu Karungu, from conflict-prone Nduga regency, Papua, were fatally shot by Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel on Saturday.
July 20, 2020
Arnold Belau, Jayapura – Two civilians were reported to have been shot dead in Keneyam, the capital of Ndugama district, Papua on Saturday 18 July 2020.
June 4, 2020
Jakarta – Two civilians were shot to death by unknown assailants in Poso regency, Central Sulawesi on Tuesday.
May 22, 2020
A West Papuan man has died shortly after allegedly being hit by a police officer while making a complaint against a palm oil company.
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
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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.