24 Nov 2007

Investigations into the murder of human rights activist, Munir, gathered momentum when the Attorney-General filed for a Judicial Review to challenge the Supreme Court’s decision to acquit Garuda pilot Pollycarpus Prihari Priyanto

Tagged: Human Rights Defenders, Justice and Trials
23 Nov 2007

Democracy is in good shape in Aceh. The level of violence is low, the economy is growing and post-tsunami reconstruction is on track. However, many challenges remain for the provincial leaders.

Tagged: Aceh, Peace Process, Religious Freedoms
13 Aug 2007

Carmel Budiardjo reviews John Roosa's new book, the 'most detailed and best-researched account of the events of 1965 ever written,' concluding that 'Anyone wishing to understand these events... would benefit hugely from reading this first-rate book.'

Tagged: Massacre, Literature, Political Prisoners, Political Analysis, Crimes Against Humanity, Suharto
31 May 2007
Biak to become a military base for Eastern Indonesia

The Institute for Human Rights Studies and Advocacy in Papua, Elsham, fears for consequences of upgraded military presence in Biak.

Tagged: Freedom of Expression, Political Analysis, US, West Papua
9 May 2007

The screening of 'Passabe: What is the price of peace?' about East Timor massacre is a reminder of BAE Systems lack of accountability for fuelling the conflict, as the gigantic arms company holds its annual general meeting near Westminster.

Tagged: Arms Sales, Impunity, UK
14 Mar 2007

The article 'A Matter of Perspective', published on Feb 20, accused TAPOL, the London-based Indonesia Human Rights Campaign, of lacking credibility and perspective. The survivor of an attack by Indonesian police officers on a group of students in Abepura, West Papua, presents a different view.

Tagged: Arms Sales, Demonstrations, Security Forces, West Papua