TAPOL, ICP, Franciscans International, VIVAT International-Indonesia, KontraS and LBH Jakarta have urged the UN Special Rapporteurs on Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Assembly to raise the cases of killings, torture, mass arrests and excessive use of force against indigenous Papuans participating in activities commemorating 1 December with the Indonesian government.
In 10 days, Indonesia would have had a year under the Jokowi - JK administration. Has there been any improvement in Papua? Peneas Lokbere, Coordinator of SKP-HAM Papua pens a statement on International Human Rights Day, 10 December.
Carmel Budiardjo reviews Gunderson's 'Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement,' finding that while it is excels in describing the US peace movement's response, it fails to mention the US government's role, the Bailbo murders, or the truth about the famine.