TAPOL and 11 other international human rights organisations appeal to the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression to raise the case of the violent dispersal of 2 April demonstrations in Jayapura, Papua, and the torture of Alfares Kapisa and Yali Wenda with the Indonesian government.
Urgent appeal alerting the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions of the alleged poisoning of Papuan activist Danny Kogoya, urging the Rapporteur to press for an independent investigation of his death by Papua New Guinea authorities.
Urgent Appeal submitted to the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression regarding the killings, arrests and excessive use of force against peaceful protestors in Papua between 30 April and 13 May 2013. The appeal highlights arbitrary detentions and risk of torture, and called on the Special rapporteur to urgently raise the problems with the government of Indonesia.
The killing of 3 Papuan activists in Sorong, the arrest of at least 30 peaceful demonstrators in Timika, Sorong, Biak, Abepura and Jayapura and the brutal treatment of demonstrators by Indonesian security forces represent a significant deterioration in the handling of 1 May commemorative events when compared with recent years.
A joint briefing by the UK-based NGO Forum on Indonesia and Timor-Leste, highlighting key issues during SBY's 2012 visit to the UK, including UK training of Indonesia’s counter-terrorism unit; Arms Sales; The Need for Dialogue in Papua and Impunity.
TAPOL letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, calling for medical treatment and the release of West Papuan political prisoner, Filep Karma, who is serving a 15-year sentence for treason.