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
Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
November 7, 2019
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
Jakarta (Antara) – The lawyer team of two students killed in a rally outside the Southeast Sulawesi Provincial Legislative Assembly (DPRD) building on Sept.
Ahmad Bil Wahid, Jakarta – Housewives from Indonesian Housewives Solidarity have held an action in front of the Metro Jaya Jakarta regional police headquarters.
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
John Martinkus – In the town of Wamena, in the highlands of Papua, thick smoke poured from the roof of the regent's office.
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
September 27, 2019
Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – A student from Halu Oleo University in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, has died after a demonstration in front of the provincial legislative council (DPRD) bui
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
September 25, 2019
Scenes of violence erupted in the numerous large-scale demonstrations throughout Indonesia yesterday as thousands of university students came out to voice their anger towards the gover
Jakarta – Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia today called for calm and an immediate cessation of violence from all sides following reports of clashes between protesters and se
September 24, 2019
Twenty-nineteen is becoming the worst year in nearly six decades of illegal Indonesian occupation.
At least 20 people have been killed in a fresh burst of unrest in Indonesian-ruled West Papua.
Marni Cordell and Kate Lamb – Graphic photos of the bloodied victims of what appear to be gunshot wounds have emerged after another day of violence in West Papua, which has seen at lea
September 10, 2019
Galuh Putri Riyanto, Jakarta – The police denied claims posted to Twitter that a student in West Papua was shot by a police officer.
September 3, 2019
Virginia Langeberg – A 23-year-old West Papuan has given a harrowing account of the moment he and his friends were dragged in front of armed Indonesian soldiers who stood ready to gun
September 2, 2019
Jakarta (DPA) – One university student was killed and several others injured in the latest violence to hit Indonesia's Papua province, where unrest has grown over the alleged racist tr
Ben Doherty and agencies – Three West Papuan students have reportedly been shot in their dormitories by militia groups amid growing tensions in the region, as disturbing footage emerge