Category: Indonesian Military
November 29, 2018
Urgent alert WATCH WEST PAPUA THIS DECEMBER 1st. West Papuans across the country and students studying in Indonesia are facing brutality or arrest for wanting to peacefully come together to commemorate December 1st . Many prayer gatherings have been organised across the country to remember the 57th anniversary of when…
November 4, 2018
On December 1st, 2018 the newly formed Manchester (MCR) Punks For West Papua chapter will officially launch in the U.K.. Alphabet Brewing Company is located at 99 N Western St, Manchester M12 6JL, UK Show starts at In the Summer of 2019 Manchester Punks for West Papua will attempt…
November 1, 2018
On this 57th anniversary of the first raising of West Papua’s symbol of independence, the Morning Star Flag, we invite you to take part in this year’s Global Flag Raising action to show your solidarity for West Papua’s freedom and right to self-determination. Each year we ask supporters to send…
October 9, 2018
The third quarter of 2018 was characterized by a considerable increase in political arrests resulting from police action during the dispersal of various peaceful demonstrations.
August 12, 2018
This article was originally published by Green Left Weekly and can be read in full here Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, speaking about the billions of dollars of Australian taxpayers money he is investing into arms exports. Melbourne researcher into satellite-communication and surveillance Jacob Grech claims…
April 7, 2018
We have received urgent, unconfirmed reports from West Papua that at 9 pm yesterday, 2 West Papuan youths were shot by the Indonesian military and police in Mauwa village
March 27, 2018
The following article comes from Benar News and was written by West Papuan journalist Victor Mambor. It was originally published here. Teen’s Death Underscores Impunity in West Papua, Activists Say High school student Riko Ayomi was already dying when police brought him home in Sorong, a city on the western…
February 3, 2018
Today 3rd February 2018, the Indonesian military threw BBC journalist and her film crew from West Papua after covering the ongoing health crisis in the Asmat region of the country.
January 24, 2018
The umbrella human rights organisation, the International Coalition for Papua (ICP), which presents evidence to the United Nations, has documented the extra-judicial killings of at least 10 West Papuan people by the Indonesian military and police in 2017 alone. Many others are also believed to have been killed.
January 23, 2018
In a shocking and desperate tragedy, over 100 West Papuan children have died from malnutrition, measles and chickenpox in remote areas of the country.