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Update on Viktor Yeimo's trial - delayed yet again

18 April 2023

The agenda for the reading of the prosecution’s case in the trial of Viktor Yeimo on treason charges at Jayapura District Court on 17th April 2023 has been postponed for a second time. The reason given was the same as on the first occasion: the prosecution file from the public prosecutor is not ready because it still has to be coordinated with the Office of the Attorney-General.

Joint Oral Statement - 52nd Session of the Human Rights Council Agenda Item 6: UPR Adoption – Indonesia

27 March 2023

Despite commitments made internationally, Indonesia fails to ensure the full enjoyment of human rights for Indigenous West Papuans. Security forces’ blatant disrespect for rights continue with impunity, including extrajudicial killings, intimidation of human rights defenders; and attacks on freedoms of expression, association, peaceful assembly.

Pernyataan TAPOL atas Penyanderaan di Nduga, West Papua

08 March 2023

Kendati membuat masalah West Papua kembali menjadi sorotan dunia, penyanderaan warga sipil ini patut disayangkan dan tidak bisa dibenarkan berdasarkan norma-norma hak asasi manusia (HAM) dan humaniter internasional.

TAPOL statement on the hostage-taking in Nduga, West Papua

08 March 2023

Despite putting the West Papua issue back in the international spotlight, the hostage-taking of civilians is regrettable and unjustified based on international human rights and humanitarian norms.

Vonis Melkias Ky Akan Segera Diputuskan

31 January 2023

Melkias Ky (23) seorang warga sipil dari Kampung Insum, Kabupaten Maybrat, Papua Barat, merupakan korban salah tangkap aparat kepolisian dalam upaya proses hukum peristiwa penyerangan pos militer di Kisor, Maybrat, 2 September 2021.

Melkias Ky Trial Verdict Due

31 January 2023

Melkias Ky (23), a civilian who lives in Insum Village, Maybrat District, West Papua, has become the victim of a wrongful arrest by the police, during the trial surrounding the events that took place in Kisor, Maybrat, on 2nd September 2021.

Campur tangan militer Indonesia dalam food estates tandai tren perampasan tanah global

20 January 2023

Laporan terbaru TAPOL dan AwasMIFEE menyoal peningkatan kehadiran food estates di West Papua dan Indonesia, menyelami seluk-beluk sejarahnya, alasan-alasan yang digunakan, dan pihak-pihak yang meraup untung dari keberadaannya.

Indonesian military’s hands on food estates highlights global land grab trends

20 January 2023

TAPOL and awasMIFEE’s latest reports explore the increasing prominence of food estates in West Papua and Indonesia, diving into its history, purported reasoning and who stands to benefit from their creation.

Webinar: A Look at the State of Food Estates - 24 January

17 January 2023

The event explores why these estates are being set-up, who stands to gain from their rollout and compare how it is implemented across the world. How coercive power is used to clear land, the military's own direct role in running the estate and the effect on indigenous populations, will also be discussed.

Webinar: A Look at the State of Food Estates - 24 Januari

17 January 2023

Webinar ini akan menelisik alasan pembangunan food estates, siapa yang diuntungkan, dan membandingkan implementasinya di belahan dunia lain. Seberapa koersif kuasa yang digunakan untuk merampas lahan, campur tangan militer di dalamnya, dan dampaknya bagi masyarakat adat, juga akan didiskusikan.

Pengadilan Kasus Paniai: Parodi yang dipastikan gagal sejak awal?

09 December 2022

Gambar: YouTube Kejaksaan RI Pengadilan Kasus Paniai: Parodi yang dipastikan gagal sejak awal?Persidangan Isak Sattu, seorang pensiunan tentara yang menjabat perwira penghubung saat kejadian penembakan di Paniai tahun 2014, berakhir pada 8 Desember dengan putusan ia tidak bersalah atas dakwaan pelanggaran HAM berat. Persidangan ini telah berlangsung di Pengadilan Negeri Makassar sejak 21 September 2022 dan menjadi kasus pertama yang dibawa ke Pengadilan Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM) dalam 18 tahun terakhir. Lihat briefing kami sebelum persidangan dimulai, untuk mendapat informasi lebih lanjut...

The Paniai Trial- A Parody of Justice set up to fail?

09 December 2022

Despite the National Human Rights Commission recommending that 41 people be tried for responsibility for the events of the day, the trial has only seen one of the alleged perpetrators indicted by the Attorney General’s Office (AGO).

Paniai Trial Update

07 December 2022

At this stage, it is important to analyse some of the revelations that have come out of the trial, what light that has shed on the events, including within the framework of national and international law obligations and also to analyse the effectiveness of this process so far and advocate to ensure justice is found here and in future similar situations.

Delapan Negara Soroti Perlakuan Indonesia Terhadap West Papua di UPR

15 November 2022

Pada 9 November 2022, Persidangan Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Indonesia Siklus Ke-4 dimulai di Markas Persatuan Bangsa-Bangsa (PBB) di Jenewa, Swiss. Total ada 108 negara anggota PBB memberikan pernyataan dan rekomendasi yang memungkinkan Indonesia bisa memperbaiki situasi hak asasi manusia (HAM).

8 Countries Call out Indonesia's Actions in West Papua at UPR

15 November 2022

On 9th November 2022, Indonesia’s 4th cycle of Indonesia's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) began at the UN in Geneva. A total of 108 Member States offered oral statements and recommendations on how Indonesia may be able to improve their human rights situation.

Tahanan Politik di West Papua Kembali Meninggal

04 November 2022

Setelah kabar kematian Zode Hilapok dan Filep Karma, kami kembali menerima kabar duka. Kali ini tentang wafatnya Abraham Mate (29 tahun), salah satu pemuda West Papua yang dituduh terlibat menyerang pos militer di Kisor, Maybrat, Provinsi Papua Barat. Ia meninggal di Lapas Sorong, pada Rabu, 2 November, malam.

Another West Papuan Political Prisoner Dies

04 November 2022

After news of the deaths of Zode Hilapok and Filep Karma, we have received more sad news. This time, it is news of the death of Abraham Mate (29), one of the West Papuan youths accused of involvement in attacking a military post in Kisor, Maybrat, Papua Barat Province. He died in Sorong Prison on the night of Wednesday 2nd November.

Peran Militer Dalam Rencana Food Estate

02 November 2022

Laporan kedua ini akan lebih fokus pada satu aspek yang sangat mengganggu dari proyek food estate – peran militer dan Kementerian Pertahanan (Kemenhan) dalam pengelolaan food estate. Sekali lagi, meskipun rencana food estate Kementerian Pertahanan memiliki cakupan nasional, analisis laporan ini akan berkonsentrasi pada West Papua, yang sudah menjadi wilayah paling militeristik di Indonesia.

The Military's Role in Food Estate Plans

02 November 2022

This second report will focus more on one particularly troubling aspect of the Food Estate project – the role that the military and Ministry of Defence (MoD) have assumed in the management of Food Estates. Again, although the MoD’s Food Estate plans have national scope, the analysis will concentrate on West Papua, which is already the most militarised part of Indonesia.

Belasungkawa TAPOL untuk Kematian Zode Hilapok

25 October 2022

TAPOL menyatakan dukacita atas wafatnya Zode Hilapok, seorang tahanan politik di West Papua, pada 22 Oktober 2022. Zode merupakan satu dari delapan orang yang didakwa makar karena mengibarkan bendera Bintang Kejora di GOR Cenderawasih Jayapura, 1 Desember 2021.