News

30 Jan 2012
Statement by Five Papuans on trial for treason

Five Papuan leaders on trial for treaason have released a statement, rejecting the treason trial and other such trials and declaring independence.

Tagged: Indigenous Rights, Jayapura Five, Justice and Trials, West Papua
17 Jan 2012
University of Sydney publishes West Papua volume

The University of Sydney has published an edited volume of papers representing the views of leading scholars and activists working on West Papua, including TAPOL's Paul Barber.

Tagged: Dialogue, Freedom of Expression, Indigenous Rights, MIFEE, West Papua, Papua Congress, Peace Process, Political Analysis
10 Oct 2011
Kontras condemns police shooting of Freeport workers

Kontras, the Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence has condemned the shooting of Freeport workers who were seeking negotiations with the management of the company.

Tagged: Freeport, Labour, West Papua, Police
15 Sep 2011
Papuan NGO launches new website

With the support of TAPOL, Papua-based NGO KontraS Papua has launched a new website, providing news and analysis on human rights issues in Papua.

Tagged: Human Rights Defenders, Indigenous Rights, West Papua
11 Apr 2011
Obituary of Agus Alue Alua: A life of dedication to the Papuan People

Agus Alue Alua, a leading Papuan intellectual and the first Chairman of the Papuan People's Council (Majelis Rakyat Papua/ MRP) has died, leaving behind a wife and three children.

Tagged: West Papua, Papua Congress, Peace Process, Special Autonomy
9 Feb 2011
Timorese call on the UN Security Council to ensure accountability for crimes against humanity

A coalition of groups in Timor-Leste has urged the UN Security Council "to take concrete, effective actions to end impunity for those who directed and committed crimes against humanity in Timor-Leste."

Tagged: Crimes Against Humanity, Impunity, Timor-Leste, UN

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