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16 Aug 2019

(London, 16 August 2019) Peaceful protesters across Indonesia and West Papua took to the streets yesterday to commemorate the 1962 New York Agreement and to support the West Papua delegation at the Pacific Islands Forum Summit.

Tagged: West Papua
16 Jul 2019

In June 2019, TAPOL and Jubi made a written submission to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee. The Commons Select Committee has opened up an inquiry into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Global Media Freedom. TAPOL and Jubi's submission highlighted the current state of media freedom in West Papua in particular.

Tagged: Democracy, Freedom of Expression, West Papua
11 Apr 2019

TAPOL and the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) are calling attention to an application for judicial review of the “Act of Free Choice” by the Indonesian Constitutional Court, submitted today by human rights lawyers on behalf of West Papua customary leaders and churches.

Tagged: Act of Free Choice, West Papua
3 Apr 2019

Both the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Nduga and worsening clampdown on freedom of expression and assembly in West Papua were significant issues raised during the recent convening of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (25 Feb. - 22 Mar. 2019).

Tagged: UN, West Papua
14 Mar 2019

14 March 2019

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The Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, and the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples.

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Tagged: Indigenous Rights, Refugees, Security Forces, West Papua
6 Mar 2019

Panellists will present the findings of the recent missionto Papua, discuss ongoing human rights violations and explore how the future of indigenous Papuans can be protected within existing internationalhuman rights frameworks.

Tagged: UN, West Papua

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