Tag: Indonesian Military
May 28, 2021
URGENT – 5th WEST PAPUAN PRIEST SHOT IN MONTHS. We are devastated to report the killing of yet another West Papuan priest at the hands of the Indonesian military. Lagan Hagabal was shot dead by Indonesian soldiers in Demayu village this month amid the ongoing internet blackout.
April 16, 2021
The West Papua Council of Churches (WPCC) has written to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on April 12, urging an immediate visit to West Papua to investigate the escalating ‘humanitarian crisis’. The WPCC, representing the four major denominations of Christians in West Papua, also wrote to the leaders of the Melanesian […]
April 5, 2021
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has spoken out against the ‘alarming situation’ in West Papua in an update to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) at the 46th session on February 25. Vanuatu also expressed their concern over the ‘infringement of the human rights of the people of West Papua’ in […]