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28 Aug 2009

A courageous publisher and opponent of the authoritarian Suharto regime, responsible for publishing the banned books of Indonesia’s foremost novelist, Pramoedya Ananta Toer.

Tagged: Freedom of Expression, Literature, Obituary
19 Aug 2008
Message to forum leaders on West Papua

TAPOL calls on Forum leaders to grant observer status to West Papua, support calls for dialogue and send a factfinding mission to the territory.

Tagged: Freedom of Expression, Indigenous Rights, West Papua
6 Jan 2008

US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega questions why extreme constraints on his visit to West Papuia were needed if all is well in the territory.

Tagged: Political Analysis, Security Forces, US, West Papua
30 Nov 2007
Human rights defenders at risk in Papua

An account of a campaign of systematic intimidation and terror against Papuan human rights defenders, with a spike in threats during the visit of UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Ms Hina Jilani, to West Papua.

Tagged: Human Rights Defenders, UN, West Papua
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

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