- 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 Monday, 05 October 2015 12:13
The Solomon Islands prime minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has called on France to implement the decolonisation process for French Polynesia approved by the United Nations two years ago.
- 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 Monday, 22 June 2015 12:10
Indonesia: End mass arbitrary arrests of peaceful protesters in Papua
Amnesty International calls on the Indonesian authorities to end arbitrary arrests of Papuan political activists solely for exercising their rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression in the country's Papua region. Anyone who remains detained solely for the peaceful exercise of their human rights must be immediately and unconditionally released.
- Published on Monday, 20 July 2015 11:52
Statement by Church Leaders
(Synod of GKI in the Land of Papua, KINGMI Synod, Body of United
Communion of Baptis Churches in Papua)
Responding to the latest incident in Tolikara on July 17, 2015, leading to a shooting against civilians and the burning of small stores, herewith we declare as follows:
- Published on Thursday, 11 June 2015 12:56
A written submission to the UN Human Rights Council by the Asian Legal Resource Centre
Despite the existence of constitutional and other legal provisions, protection for the right to freedom of expression remains weak in Indonesia. This is largely due to the government's inconsistency in applying the law, as well as a lack of police regulations and policy on dealing with citizens expressing their right.
- 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 Monday, 01 June 2015 14:56
At the end of May 2015, there were at least 47 political prisoners in Papua.
The recorded number of arbitrary arrests in Papua has reached a record high, with at least 487 people arrested during May. In our last update, we reported on the mass arrests of 264 people who participated in activities on 1 May commemorating the 52nd anniversary of the administrative transfer of Papua to Indonesia.
- 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.
- Published on Monday, 11 May 2015 12:44
A report by our friends from Tapol.
According to a report received from Majalah Selengkah, a Papuan independent news site, their journalist Yohanes Kuayo (photo: Tapol) was arrested in Nabire just one day after global protests around the world called on Indonesia to respect media freedoms in Papua and open the region for foreign journalists, humanitarian NGOs and human rights observers.
- ICP Brussels Appeal 2015
- Open Letter: Promoting human rights, peace and democracy in Indonesia
- Jokowi in Papua
- „Tanah Mama“ – The struggle of a mother in Papua
- No new Regions in Papua for now
- AI: Investigate security forces’ use of lethal force against Papuans in Paniai
- HRW: Security Forces Kill Five in Papua
- WPAT/ETAN West Papua Report December 2014
- KNPB remain most targeted Papuan civil society group
- Urgent Appeal: Extrajudicial and summary execution of five Indigenous Papuans by Indonesian National Army
- UN OHCHR: Papua killings press briefing
- Launching of Filep Karma’s book ‘As if We’re half Half Animals.’
- Not a mere case of bad apples: Acts of state terrorism
- New Report on Yotefa Market Incident
- JFCC : Statement on Access to Papua, Detention of Journalists
- AI Urgent Action: Human Rights lawyer attacked
- 18 Houses Burnt Down - Police Fails to Prosecute Perpetrators
- Civilian Shot by Police during Tribal Conflict
- Statements on Papua Delivered before Human Rights Council
- Military Members Stab Two Brothers
- Papuan Shot because of Road Block
- Police Initiate Investigation against Prominent Papuan Human Rights Lawyer
- Attempted Criminalization of Papuan Human Rights Lawyer by Law Enforcement Authorities
- French Journalists and Indigenous Leader at Risk of Prosecution in Papua
- Human rights Defender Called for Questioning
- Activists Arrested for Peaceful Boycott
- Joint Statement: Human Rights Abuses in Papua and West Papua
- New Ormas Law used to back police repression in Papua
- UN Committee's Concluding Observations on Economic Social and Cultural Rights in Papua
- Demands of Human Rights Organisations for a New Government