Category: Indonesian Police
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.
Breaking news: More mass arrests of peaceful protesters in West Papua during demonstration over Pacific Islands Forum
September 8, 2018
Breaking news from Bintuni Bay, West Papua. Reports that colonial Indonesian police have arrested at least 15 more people for supporting Pacific Island leaders to take West Papua to the UN. Saturday 8th September, 2018. TELUK BINTUNI- The Bintuni community again held a demonstration supporting Vanuatu to push for a…
Amnesty International to Indonesia: Authorities must stop the crackdown on public events and peaceful assemblies
September 8, 2018
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Index: ASA 21/9040/2018 Indonesia: Authorities must stop the crackdown on public events and peaceful assemblies Amnesty International is concerned about attempts by the Indonesian authorities over the last few weeks to ban public events and peaceful assemblies relating to the political opposition’s campaign to call for…
August 21, 2018
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Spokesperson Jacob Rumbiak released a statement and video showing hundreds of students at Cenderawasih University in West Papua refusing to register for school unless their Melanesian identity was recognized. In a show of solidarity, both Indonesian and Melanesian students banned together
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…
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 10, 2018
We have received urgent reports from the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) that on 7th January at 09:13 (West Papua time), 14 activists were arrested by the Indonesian military and police.
World’s eyes on Indonesia as Political Prisoner Yanto Awerkion is tried for ‘Treason’ over Support For West Papua Independence Petition – 9th January 2018
January 3, 2018
World’s eyes on Indonesia as Political Prisoner Yanto Awerkion is tried for Treason Over Support For West Papua Independence Petition – 9th January 2018 Video of Yanko Version 1 (with subtitles) www.x Version 2 (without subtitles) www.x LONDON – The world’s eyes are on Indonesia on 9th January 2018 as…