- Published on Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:47
A high-profile Papuan separatist leader has been released from prison after more than a decade behind bars, in a fresh sign that Indonesia may be easing its tight grip on the restive eastern region.
- Published on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 12:47
In its latest report, the ICP brings together the research of 25 organisations and experts from in- and outside West Papua on the situation of human rights, indigenous peoples' rights and the conflict situation there. It details in particular the demographic development and its causes as well as the ongoing violence by security forces that targets indigenous Papuans.
The development of the human rights situation in West Papua during 2013 and 2014 shows a deterioration compared to the period covered by the ICP’s previous report. West Papua on the Guinea island bordering Asia and the Pacific and comprising the two east Indonesian provinces of Papua and Papua Barat continues to be one of the regions of Asia most seriously affected by human rights violations and an unresolved long standing political conflict. The living conditions of the indigenous Papuan peoples are in stark contrast to those of the trans-migrants from other parts of Indonesia.
- Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 11:43
The September Pacific Island Forum gathering of regional leaders agreed to send a fact-finding mission to West Papua. The decision reflects growing regional concern about the plight of Papuans who have suffered grievously since the annexation by Indonesia five decades ago.
- Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 15:28
The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has given the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) observer status as a "development partner representing the welfare of Melanesian people living outside."
- Published on Thursday, 01 October 2015 12:02
By Neles Tebay, published in The Jakarta Post on September 29th 2015
The conflict between the government and indigenous Papuans, particularly those Papuans involved with the Free Papua Movement (OPM), has long been considered an Indonesian domestic affair. The government has rejected the involvement of any foreign parties in the settlement of issues faced in Papua.
- Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 13:26
Apriadi Gunawan and Nethy Darma Somba, The Jakarta Post, October 18th 2015
The intensity of smoke produced by peatland and forest fires has remained at alarming levels in many parts of the country, reaching as far as Papua, which usually does not suffer from forest fires.
- Published on Friday, 23 October 2015 13:13
Our friends from ETAN have created an online petition addressed to US president Barack Obama, who will meet with Indonesian president Joko Widodo on October 26th 2015.
In the petition, ETAN urges Obama to support an end to human rights violations in the provinces of Papua and West Papua.
- Published on Wednesday, 24 June 2015 12:39
Seven Papuan political activists have been detained as a result of their peaceful political activities. They have been charged with 'incitement' and could face up to six years imprisonment.
- ICP Brussels Appeal 2015
- Open Letter: Promoting human rights, peace and democracy in Indonesia
- No new Regions in Papua for now
- „Tanah Mama“ – The struggle of a mother in Papua
- Jokowi in Papua
- Launching of Filep Karma’s book ‘As if We’re half Half Animals.’
- UN OHCHR: Papua killings press briefing
- Not a mere case of bad apples: Acts of state terrorism
- Joint Statement: Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua
- UN Committee's Concluding Observations on Economic Social and Cultural Rights in Papua