On 2 April 2014, TAPOL will hold a demonstration outside the Indonesian embassy in London to protest the ongoing detention of over 70 political prisoners in West Papua and to call for their immediate and unconditional release.
Papuan women's network TIKI has written a direct and challenging letter to the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) on behalf of the indigenous women of Papua. TIKi criticises the visit of the MSG delegation, reminding the MSG of the original aim of the visit and questioning whether it has met this aim.
Papuan lawyer attacks 'Otsus Plus' as unconstitutional, outlining the divergence of the drafting process from the legal requirements set out in the 2001 Papua Special Autonomy law.
Today TAPOL, the Human Rights and Peace for Papua (ICP), Fransiscans International, the West Papua Netzwerk (WPN) and the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) issued an urgent appeal alerting the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions to the alleged poisoning of Papuan activist Danny Kogoya.