Papuan journalist Yohanes Kuayo was arrested in Nabire just one day after global protests around the world called on Indonesia to respect media freedoms in Papua and open the region for foreign journalists, humanitarian NGOs and human rights observers.
Wensislaus Fatuban has made a series of short documentary films which show the daily lives of his people, their history and their repression by the Indonesian army. His films gave a voice of the Papuan people. Here he speaks about the process of making an advocacy video.
On 4 April 2003, a crime against humanity was committed which is known as the 'Bloody Wamena' incident. Twelve years on the State has done nothing to ensure accountability for those responsible.
New video footage showing the bloody aftermath of the ‘Paniai massacre’ in West Papua highlights the urgent need for Indonesia to hold an independent and transparent investigation into the tragedy.