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26 Nov 2014
TAPOL calls for action on Bloody Yotefa case

Following a civil society investigation into the Bloody Yotefa case on 2 July 2014, today TAPOL called on the UN Special Procedures to intervene to ensure an independent investigation, safety of the surviving victims, justice and the right to remedy for the victims. 

Tagged: Police, Torture, West Papua
13 Nov 2014
Kimanus and Linus to be moved to Abepura prison

After over ten years in jail, Papuan political prisoners Linus and Kimanus are to be transferred from Nabire to Abepura prison, far from their families.

Tagged: Political Prisoners, West Papua
12 Nov 2014
Kimanus and Linus forced to use plastic bottles for toilet at Nabire police station

Papuan Political prisoners Linus and Kimanus have been moved from Nabire prison to a police holding cell and are being treated inhumanely. News report from Democracy Alliance for Papua (ALDP).

Tagged: Political Prisoners, West Papua
16 Oct 2014
Papuan human rights lawyer Gustaf Kawer

Despite interventions from local, national and international NGOs and lawyers groups, police intimidation of Papuan human rights lawyer Gustaf Kawer continues.

Tagged: Human Rights Defenders, Police, West Papua
9 Oct 2014

TAPOL are looking for an Indonesian-speaking intern to work on its programme advocating for political prisoners and monitoring freedom of expression in Indonesia.

Tagged: TAPOL
5 Sep 2014

One month after their arrest, two French journalists and a Papuan tribal leader remain behind bars in Papua, while the campaigns for their release are growing louder.

Tagged: Freedom of Expression, Political Prisoners, West Papua

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