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Patani Humanitarian Day: Protect Civilians in South Thailand

Patani Humanitarian Day: Protect Civilians in South Thailand

More than a hundred student (mainly from The Federation Of Patani Student and Youth) gathered and campaigned in conjunction with Patani Humanitarian Day, which is held every February 3. The event was held at Lan Sae ...

Patterns of impunity and deceit in Myanmar

Patterns of impunity and deceit in Myanmar

A UN supervised investigation is needed before more atrocities are committed against the Rohingya Muslims. Yet another deadly attack on Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority made the news recently, this time taking ...

Over 8,000 Men Disappeared in Kashmir Since 1989
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Over 8,000 Men Disappeared in Kashmir Since 1989

Kashmir women protest, demanding information and responsibility for missing husbands and children, who were disappeared by rebels or by the Indian security forces and presumably killed. ...

The Act of Killing
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The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing is about killers who have won, and the sort of society they have built. “There won’t be another documentary like THE ACT OF KILLING for 50 years” –Werner Herzog ...

Irian Jaya: The Biak Massacre (video)
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Irian Jaya: The Biak Massacre (video)

"We heard the forces coming up...in front of us there were six bodies, all with bullet wounds. There was blood everywhere." Secret videotape shows those walls peppered with bullets with personal belongings scattered ...

More Killings in West Papua by Australian-Backed Anti-Terror Police

More Killings in West Papua by Australian-Backed Anti-Terror Police

Violence has again broken out in Indonesia’s troubled province of West Papua, with the Australian-supported counter-terrorism police squad Densus 88 leading the attack. ...

Thuggery haunts all levels of Indonesian society

Thuggery haunts all levels of Indonesian society

Thuggery haunts all levels of Indonesian society. Thuggery, or “premanisme,” flourishes because of weak leadership, lax security and poor law enforcement. And the country now is witnessing thuggery at an alarming ...

PNG-made: The development of Melanesian law

PNG-made: The development of Melanesian law

The situation today is that most of the legal principles governing PNG have been borrowed from England and Australia. That is good to some extent but most of our problems are Melanesian in nature, so English common l ...

Growing International Solidarity for West Papua Freedom Campaigns

Growing International Solidarity for West Papua Freedom Campaigns

It is likely that most US citizens who consider themselves informed about global events are aware of the genocides in Rwanda, Bosnia and East Timor, yet it’s likely that few people in the US are aware of the ongoin ...

Australian-Trained Indonesian Forces Kill More, Arrest More West Papuan Activists

Australian-Trained Indonesian Forces Kill More, Arrest More West Papuan Activists

“This year, so far, 22 West Papua National Committee (KNPB) members have been killed; three are missing; seven have been charged with various offences, as tensions linger.” – Michael Bachelard, The Age ...

Brutal attacks and assassinations continue in West Papua crackdown

Brutal attacks and assassinations continue in West Papua crackdown

Search and arrest operations, raids and killings have been undertaken continuously by the Indonesian Special forces in an effort to eradicate the peaceful resistance movement led by the KNPB. Will the world stand qui ...

US to provide missiles for Indonesian genocide in West Papua

US to provide missiles for Indonesian genocide in West Papua

Today a Department of Defense document became available detailing a proposed arms deal between the USA and Indonesia. The deal, worth $25 million, calls for supplying Indonesia with a large number of missiles to be p ...

Chronology of Events surrounding the Shooting of Mako Tabuni

Chronology of Events surrounding the Shooting of Mako Tabuni

Chronology Report of Shooting of MAKO TABUNI, Deputy head of West Papua National Committee (KNPB) ...

China turns away Burma’s Kachin refugees
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China turns away Burma’s Kachin refugees

Human rights groups say there are documented cases involving around 300 Kachins being forced to return to Burma and others who were turned away at the border. ...

The Trials of Henry Kissinger
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The Trials of Henry Kissinger

The film focuses on Henry Kissinger and his role in America’s secret bombing of Cambodia in 1969, the approval of Indonesia’s genocidal assault on East Timor in 1975, the assassination of a Chilean general in 197 ...

West Papua buries another national hero

West Papua buries another national hero

Today Papuans mourned the loss of Mako Tabuni, deputy chairman of the KNPB (National Committee of West Papua). He joins Theys Eluay, Arnold Ap, Tom Wainggai, Kelly Kwalik and countless other Papuan freedom fighters ...

Wamena, West Papua is burning

Wamena, West Papua is burning

Last night, members of Battalion 756 of the Indonesian military burned 100 houses, killed 8 Papuan citizens and injured at least 19 more. Kiosks and shops were also destroyed by flamethrowers, as well as a church an ...

Benny Wenda at the Oslo Freedom Forum 2012
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Benny Wenda at the Oslo Freedom Forum 2012

West Papuan tribal leader and human rights advocate Benny Wenda exposes the ongoing colonial occupation of his homeland by the Indonesian government. ...

West Papua: Four Paniai Residents Shot Dead By Police

West Papua: Four Paniai Residents Shot Dead By Police

Jayapura: Four civilians of Bogobaida District, Paniai, were shot by Paniai Regional Police's Mobile Brigade (Brimob) on the night of May 15, at around 20.00 pm local time. ...

Afghanistan: Grieving Survivors Describe The Kandahar Massacre
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Afghanistan: Grieving Survivors Describe The Kandahar Massacre

Reporter Yalda Hakim of Australia's SBS network has become the first western journalist to visit the villages where a U.S. soldier allegedly killed 17 people. In a remarkable report she talks with some of the survivo ...

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