News

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
4 Sep 2014
Gustaf Kawer defends a client

Threats to prosecute prominent Papuan lawyer and human rights defender Gustaf Kawer have provoked a local, national and international outcry, as local civil society holds demonstrations and international groups appeal for intervention.

Tagged: Human Rights Defenders, West Papua

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