News

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
30 Dec 2010
Special Honours for Carmel Budiardjo

TAPOL's founder Carmel Budiardjo has received numerous awards, including the Right Livelihood Award, John Rumbiak Human Rights Defenders Award, and Order of Timor-Leste.

Tagged: TAPOL
30 Dec 2010
Eldest daughter of Papuan nation: Carmel Budiardjo

DEMOCRACY FORUM Bersatu Rakyat Papua has presented the title "Eldest daughter of Papua nation" to the human rights activist Carmel Budiardjo of London on December 28, 2010 in Bali.

Tagged: West Papua, TAPOL, Women

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