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Terrorism & Religious Extremism

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May 8, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - May 8, 2021

A former Indonesian military commander has condemned the formal labelling of the West Papuan resistance TPN/OPN as "terrorists", saying that the Papuan problem was complex and could not

May 7, 2021

Tempo - May 7, 2021

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Former commissioner of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Yoseph Stanley Adi Prasetyo in a Friday virtual discussion gave his opinion about the

The Diplomat - May 7, 2021

Vidhyandika Djati Perkasa and Alif Satria – On April 29, the Coordinating Minister for Politics, Legal, and Security Affairs formally labelled Papua's armed criminal organization (KKB),

Radio New Zealand - May 7, 2021

Human Rights Watch is urging the Indonesian government to rethink its classification of rebels in West Papua as terrorists.

May 4, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 4, 2021

Following a spate of shooting incidents over the last few weeks, including one that killed the head the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) in Papua, Brig. Gen.

Tempo - May 4, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police main headquarters (Mabes Polri) confirmed that it will act under the Law against Terrorism (UU Terorisme) in pursuing the armed cr

Asia Pacific Report - May 4, 2021

Yamin Kogoya – The Indonesian government has officially labelled the OPM (Organisasi Papua Merdeka) Free Papuan Movement and its military wing, the TPNPB (West Papua National Liberation

May 3, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - May 3, 2021

Abeth You, Jayapura – The Indonesian government's decision to categorize the West Papua National Liberation Army as a terrorist group is deemed subjective and reckless, says Papua confl

Tempo - May 3, 2021

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Benny Wenda criticized the Indonesian government's decision that labeled the West Papua

May 2, 2021

CNN Indonesia - May 2, 2021

Jakarta – The Free Papua Organisation (OPM) has spoken out in response to the Indonesian government's move to pin the terrorist label on armed groups in Papua – which officials usually

April 30, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - April 30, 2021

Angela Flassy, Alexander Loen, Jayapura – The government of Indonesia has declared The West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) a terrorist group but Papua Governor Lukas Enembe was

Tempo - April 30, 2021

Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – The Indonesian Government through the Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD on Thursday announced that armed criminal group

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - April 30, 2021

AWPA condemns the continuing statements from Indonesian officials concerning the Free Papua movement in West Papua.

UCA News - April 30, 2021

UCA News reporter, Jakarta – Human rights activists and churchmen have voiced concerns over the impact of the Indonesian government's move to label Papuan pro-independence groups as ter

Tempo - April 30, 2021

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Spokesperson for the West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Movement (TPNPB-OPM), Sebby Sambon, on Friday condemned Indonesia's decision to declare the g

Tempo - April 30, 2021

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The Deputy V for Politics, Law, and Security Affairs at the Executive Office of the President, Jaleswari Pramodhawardani, said the government's decision to label

Asia Pacific Report - April 30, 2021

David Robie – Branding armed Papuan resistance groups as "terrorists" has sparked strong condemnation from human rights groups across Indonesia and in West Papua, some describing the mo

April 29, 2021

Tempo - April 29, 2021

Budiarti Utami Putri and Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Human rights group Setara Institute deputy chair Bonar Tigor Naipospos deemed that the government was emotional and in a hurry to label

CNN Indonesia - April 29, 2021

Jakarta – The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has criticised the Indonesian government's decision to label the Free Papua Movement (OPM) or armed criminal groups (KKB)

CNN Indonesia - April 29, 2021

Jakarta – Lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman has commented on the Indonesian government's move to label the Free Papua Organisation (OPM) a terrorist group.

Jakarta Post - April 29, 2021

Jakarta – The government has declared that armed criminal groups (KKB) in Papua are terrorists, following a string of clashes with security forces that saw the region's intelligence chi

Kompas.com - April 29, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia says that labeling armed groups in Papua as terrorist has the potential to add to the long list of human rights violatio

Jakarta Globe - April 29, 2021

Farouk Arnaz, Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian government officially labeled an armed separatist group in the easternmost province of Papua as terrorist organization on Thursda

Kompas.com - April 29, 2021

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Deputy Commissioner Amiruddin Al-Rahab said he is disappointed with the government's decision to pin the t