29 Apr 2016

A letter to Minister of Politics, Law and Security Affairs by Amnesty International, ETAN, TAPOL and Watch Indonesia! to urge the Minister to take the important steps necessary to ensure that the national symposium on the 1965 tragedy, held in Jakarta on April, leads to justice, truth and reparation for victims. 

Tagged: 1965 massacres, Crimes Against Humanity, Impunity, Transitional Justice
15 Feb 2016
Lord Avebury

Tapol, the British-based campaign for human rights, peace and democracy in Indonesia, wishes to pay deep tribute to Lord Avebury who died on 14 February 2016.

Tagged: Obituary
11 Dec 2015

TAPOL, ICP, Franciscans International, VIVAT International-Indonesia, KontraS and LBH Jakarta have urged the UN Special Rapporteurs on Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Assembly to raise the cases of killings, torture, mass arrests and excessive use of force against indigenous Papuans participating in activities commemorating 1 December with the Indonesian government.

Tagged: Demonstrations, Freedom of Expression, Security Forces, West Papua
10 Dec 2015

In 10 days, Indonesia would have had a year under the Jokowi - JK administration. Has there been any improvement in Papua? Peneas Lokbere, Coordinator of SKP-HAM Papua pens a statement on International Human Rights Day, 10 December.

Tagged: Papua Barat, Security Forces
2 Dec 2015

A film made in 2015 to document the life of Carmel Budiardjo and TAPOL

Tagged: 1965 massacres, Aceh, Impunity, Timor-Leste, West Papua
27 Nov 2015
Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement: The Origins of America's Debate on East Timor

Carmel Budiardjo reviews Gunderson's 'Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement,' finding that while it is excels in describing the US peace movement's response, it fails to mention the US government's role, the Bailbo murders, or the truth about the famine.

Tagged: Balibo Five, Suharto, Timor-Leste, US, War Crimes