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Stop Destroying Our Forest and Leave Our Land

Stop Destroying Our Forest and Leave Our Land

This company is trying to divide the owners of the land and the villagers to create a conflict. Indonesia’s Palm Oil Curse Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of palm oil. From chocolate and ice cream t ...

Indonesia’s Message to Journalists: “Report on Papua, Go Directly to Jail”

Indonesia’s Message to Journalists: “Report on Papua, Go Directly to Jail”

On August 6th, French Journalists Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois were arrested in West Papua on immigration charges. They are now facing up to 20 years in prison for these and a charge of 'subversion'. Local j ...

Police brutally beat woman at Nabire, West Papua, protests

Police brutally beat woman at Nabire, West Papua, protests

Selvina Muyapa was hit in the face by the Indonesian Army/Police, causing her to bleed heavily, during a demonstration where the people were opposing measures imposed by the Indonesian Government on Papua. ...

West Papua: ‘It is as though there is a war here’

West Papua: ‘It is as though there is a war here’

A local community leader in Keerom district has spoken out about the presence of many military posts in his area as well as along the border (between West Papua and PNG) ...

Injustice Reigns in West Papua: Jayapura 5 Found Guilty of Treason

Injustice Reigns in West Papua: Jayapura 5 Found Guilty of Treason

Hundreds of security forces are on the streets around Jaypura, West Papua, in a show of force as an Indonesian court found five Congress leaders guilty of Makar (treason), and sentenced the defendants each to three y ...

Jayapura 5 wait for international support; verdict coming March 16th

Jayapura 5 wait for international support; verdict coming March 16th

The twelfth hearing of the trial of the Jayapura5 was held in the Jayapura district court on 12 March. The defendants stuck to their routine of saying prayers before the hearing and as well as giving speeches afterw ...

Stop criminalising lawyers and human rights activists in makar cases

Stop criminalising lawyers and human rights activists in makar cases

The central executive of GARDA-P, the Movement for People’s Democracy has called upon the security forces to put an end to their terrorising of defense lawyers, human rights activists as well as journalists coverin ...