21 Dec 2017
Five civilians allegedly shot, four were persecuted, two houses were burned by the Indonesian military/police. Press contact details below.
(Papua/Jakarta, 20th December 2017) The Coalition for Justice, Law and Human Rights in the Central Highlands of Papua, Civil Liberty Defenders and the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) request that the Indonesian security forces, militrary and police do not act indiscriminately in the Mugi district of the Nduga regency, Papua...


Tagged: Papua Barat, West Papua
19 Nov 2017

Yan Christian Warinussy, Executive-Director of LP3BH Manokwari, has called on President Jokowi to immediately take action with regard to the conflict now underway in the region of Tembagapura, West Papua. 

Tagged: Act of Free Choice, Security Forces, West Papua
27 Sep 2017

More than 40 organisations in West Papua, Jakarta and worldwide have brought their analysis on the human rights and conflict situation in West Papua together. The executive summary of the 218-pages report explains how several human rights standards have deteriorated over the last two years.

Tagged: Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defenders, Political Prisoners, West Papua
22 Mar 2017

Today, the Advocacy Team for Citizen Freedom, have submitted a petition to the Constitutional Court for a Judicial Review of Makar articles in the Criminal Code against the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia. 



Tagged: Freedom of Expression, West Papua
15 Mar 2017
Mr. President 
VIVAT International, Franciscans International, the World Council of Churches and Geneva for Human Rights with support of the International Coalition for Papua, Tapol and Westpapua-Netzwerk, would like to draw the Council’s attention to the human rights situation in West Papua in particular regarding the rights of the indigenous people, including their right to health.
Tagged: UN, West Papua