Press Releases

25 Jan 2011

The West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT), East and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) and TAPOL condemn the Indonesian government's failure to hold Indonesian military personnel responsible for the grave crime of torture of two Papuans.

28 Dec 2010

Papua Democracy Forum press release reporting on the awarding of special Papuan honour upon Carmel Budiardjo, founder of TAPOL.

23 Dec 2010

Despite persistent calls for their release, two Papuan political prisoners face another Christmas and New Year in detention for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression.

9 Dec 2010

Jayapura - Special Autonomy (OTSUS) came into being at a time of struggle when the Papuan people had become the objects of development, resulting in many incidents of violence and human rights viol

11 Aug 2010

The death of a local journalist has increased concerns about a giant food estate launched today in Merauke, Southeastern Papua by Indonesia’s Minister of Agriculture.

9 Jul 2010

Papua is in a state of heightened tension following a series of events that culminated in a mass rally yesterday by thousands of Papuans at the provincial parliament, the DPRP, in Jayapura.