Press Releases

3 Jun 2003

As the war in Aceh enters its third week and military operations in the Central Highlands in Papua intensify, it is timely to put these developments into a broader context.

17 May 2002

For 23 years, the people of East Timor waged a bitter and at times lonely struggle against a mighty military dictatorship which enjoyed unstinting support from western governments, who valued their economic ties – trade, investments and the sale of arms – to the exclusion of all else.

7 Jun 2001

West Papua's leading human rights group, ELS-HAM, the Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy and TAPOL, the Indonesia Human Rights Campaign in London, are today demanding the release of 22 p