27 Nov 2015
Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement: The Origins of America's Debate on East Timor

Carmel Budiardjo reviews Gunderson's 'Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement,' finding that while it is excels in describing the US peace movement's response, it fails to mention the US government's role, the Bailbo murders, or the truth about the famine.

Tagged: Balibo Five, Suharto, Timor-Leste, US, War Crimes
30 Oct 2015

Veteran rights groups ETAN, WPAT and TAPOL condemn government censorship in Indonesia after Bali's Ubud writer's festival was forced to cancel events relating to the atrocities committed in 1965/6.

Tagged: 1965 massacres, Freedom of Expression
14 Oct 2015

TAPOL joins other humanitarian groups in urging the Government of Indonesia in conducting an impartial investigation for the killings of indigenous Papuan youth between 2006 and September 2015.

Tagged: Crimes Against Humanity, Impunity, Indigenous Rights, Papua Barat, West Papua
7 Oct 2015

"Torture and Impunity in Indonesia: Addressing state violence in West Papua," consists of cases which demonstrate entrenched impunity for torture involving state actors in West Papua. 

Tagged: Impunity, Torture, Transitional Justice, West Papua
1 Oct 2015

Carmel Budiardjo shares her personal experience in the aftermath of 1965 and comments on the influences that led her to create TAPOL.

Tagged: 1965 massacres, Crimes Against Humanity, Kejadian 1965, Tahanan Politik, TAPOL, Victims and Survivors
23 Sep 2015

Today TAPOL and Amnesty International are commemorating The 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Atrocities in Indonesia: Remembering the Forgotten. There are lauch the documentary film of Carmel Budiardjo, silent vigil and panel discussion. 

Tagged: 1965 massacres, Impunity, Transitional Justice