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13 Aug 2015

Today, 7 human rights organizations are calling for the Indonesian government to provide truth, justice and reparation to victims and their families in Aceh as a mandate of the 2005 Peace Agreement. 

Tagged: Aceh, Impunity, Transitional Justice
4 Aug 2015

TAPOL urges the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders to conduct in-depth monitoring into the deteriorating situation faced by Theo Hesegem, a human rights defender in West Papua.

Tagged: Human Rights Defenders, West Papua
30 Jul 2015

A Love Letter for Humanity offers a different perspective to view recent Tolikara case in regards to the relation between state, society and security forces. It also presents some points that need to be considered to tackle the case and strengthen the harmony among adherents of different faiths in Papua.

Tagged: Dialogue
23 Jul 2015

We invite you to the screening of "The Look of Silence" in ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4.30 pm. It will be followed with a discussion of “The Power of Memory" by Soe Tjen Marching (Bhinneka Nusantara).

Tagged: 1965 massacres
29 May 2015
London demo

A month ago today, on 29 April 2015, TAPOL organised a demonstration outside the Indonesian Embassy in London, where dozens of demonstrations gathered to demand open access to Papua for international journalists, humanitarian agencies and human rights organisations. 

Tagged: Demonstrations, Freedom of Expression, Political Prisoners
8 May 2015
Journalist Yohanes Kuayo arrested in Nabire

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.

Tagged: Democracy, West Papua

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