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Revered West Papuan church leader terrorized by police

Revered West Papuan church leader terrorized by police

‘We call for an end to such acts of terror and violence perpetrated against the indigenous Papuan people.The Papuan people will continue to press for peaceful dialogue between Jakarta and Papua.’ ...

The practice of torture increased drastically in Indonesia

The practice of torture increased drastically in Indonesia

KONTRAS: Torture Increased Drastically! A Report on the Practice of Torture in Indonesia. ...

Police Watchdog Warns Against Dispatch of Anti-Terror Unit to Papua

Police Watchdog Warns Against Dispatch of Anti-Terror Unit to Papua

Indonesia Police Watch has cautioned the National Police against increasing the presence of its anti-terrorism unit in Papua, saying that move would instead worsen conflict in the restive province. ...

Police who shot 5 Papuans in Degeuwo must be arrested

Police who shot 5 Papuans in Degeuwo must be arrested

The Indonesian Human Rights Monitor, Imparsial, in Jakarta has urged the police in Papua to arrest those members of Brimob, the elite police force that shot five Papuans in Location45 where they were panning for gold ...

Police van slams into protestor at NATO protests
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Police van slams into protestor at NATO protests

Chicago Police van number 6751 drove into a crowd of demonstrators, accelerated as it passed through the crowd, striking several people and pushing one protester down the street for some distance. ...

Prisoner Abuse: Over 40 Papuan Prisoners Beaten

Prisoner Abuse: Over 40 Papuan Prisoners Beaten

At least 42 prisoners - both political and criminal - have been beaten by wardens in Abepura Prison where they are being held. ...

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. ...

Wrath: Enforcers of Order vs Malaysians at BERSIH Rally

Wrath: Enforcers of Order vs Malaysians at BERSIH Rally

Yesterday was an experience that brought painful memories. The intense horror of being in our city, Kuala Lumpur, with other inspiring Malaysians, and being confronted by a horde of Malaysian police. The police respo ...

Another eyewitness to Canada’s Church & State Genocide murdered
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Another eyewitness to Canada’s Church & State Genocide murdered

Ricky Lavallie is dead. He was a 51 year old native man, and the sole witness to the murder by 3 Vancouver policemen of another key aboriginal activist in the ITCCS network, Johnny Bingo Dawson. ...

Calls for neutral probe into West Papua mine deaths
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Calls for neutral probe into West Papua mine deaths

A series of unsolved murders on the private property of one of the world's biggest gold and copper mines has left nine people dead since September. ...

Forced Relocations & Human Rights Violations – Business As Usual in West Papua

Forced Relocations & Human Rights Violations – Business As Usual in West Papua

Disturbing reports have been provided to West Papua Media overnight showing the latest human rights violations by Indonesian police against civilians in West Papua. ...

Fearing Police Attacks, Residents flee into the Jungles of West Papua

Fearing Police Attacks, Residents flee into the Jungles of West Papua

About 110 residents of Berap-Genyem, Papua were forced to flee into the forest after the Police terrorized the village provoking a confrontation with Police ...

The Third Papuan People’s Congress – by traverser11 & Nick Chesterfield
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The Third Papuan People’s Congress – by traverser11 & Nick Chesterfield

Excellent short documentary by traverser11 and Nick Chesterfield for West Papua Media covering the recent Third Papuan People's Congress in Abepura on October 19th. ...

Police Pepper Spray UC Davis Protestors
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Police Pepper Spray UC Davis Protestors

Very ugly video of blatant police brutality against Occupy Wall Street protestors at the University of California, Davis. ...

Bahrain Security Forces Break up a Teenager’s Funeral
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Bahrain Security Forces Break up a Teenager’s Funeral

Bahrain police clash with mourners after disrupting the funeral of 16 year old Ali Alsatrawi, killed by a police jeep the night before. ...

#OccupyOakland: Shot with Rubber Bullet While Filming Cops
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#OccupyOakland: Shot with Rubber Bullet While Filming Cops

While filming a police line at Occupy Oakland after midnight on Nov. 3, an officer opens fire and shoots me with a rubber bullet. I was standing well back. There was no violence or confrontations of any kind underway ...

Major Brutality by Indonesian Police Towards Protestors in West Papua
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Major Brutality by Indonesian Police Towards Protestors in West Papua

Major Brutality by Indonesian Police Towards Protestors in West Papua. ...

New York: Police Barricade & Mace Peaceful Female Protestors- #OccupyWallStreet
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New York: Police Barricade & Mace Peaceful Female Protestors- #OccupyWallStreet

While on a peaceful march near Union Square in downtown Manhattan, multiple female protestors were penned up in the street by orange mesh barricade, then maliciously maced. ...

Saudi Arabia Sends 1000 Troops into Bahrain to Quell Pro-Democracy Protestors
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Saudi Arabia Sends 1000 Troops into Bahrain to Quell Pro-Democracy Protestors

Saudi Arabia sent at least 1,000 troops and dozens of military vehicles into Bahrain. ...

Bahrain: Police Brutality: Man Shot in Face Point-Blank
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Bahrain: Police Brutality: Man Shot in Face Point-Blank

Warning: This video is difficult to watch, but it is important. ...