Tags Posts tagged with "West Papuan human rights"

Tag: West Papuan human rights

OPEN LETTER: By Reverend Dr Benny Giay The notion that Papua is the "Land of Peace" has no substance. Many feel that this phrase "Papua Tanah...

ANALYSIS: By David Engel, Albert Zhang and Jake Wallis The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has analysed thousands of suspicious tweets posted in 2021 relating...

By Reiner Brabar in Jayapura Papua People's Petition (PRP) protesters have braved brutal police blockades, forced dispersals and assaults while staging simultaneous mass actions across...

By Rusiate Baleilevuka in Suva A Fiji women's advocacy group has condemned their government for remaining silent over the human rights violations in West Papua...

COMMENTARY: By Benny Wenda We celebrated the 51st anniversary of the independence declaration of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) at Markas Victoria on July 1,...

ANALYSIS: By Aprila Wayar and Johnny Blades for The Diplomat A plan to create three new provinces in the Papua region highlights how Jakarta’s development...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk A protest action by Papuan students which took place in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar, which was opposing the...

On Thursday, 10 March 2022, thousands of Papuan people in the Lapago Wamena Cultural Area took to the streets to paralyse Wamena city. They...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Indonesian police have arrested a total of 90 Papuan students during a protest action near the Presidential Palace complex in Central...

By Yance Agapa in Jayapura The Papuan people have rejected the investigation team formed by the Indonesian state through the Attorney-General's Office (AGO) to investigate...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papuans will peacefully mark the 60th anniversary of the birth of West Papua next week -- on Wednesday, December 1. It...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk West Papua indigenous independence leaders today launched  "Green State Vision" at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, pledging to take decisive...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Indonesian government has used the covid-19 pandemic as a pretext to crack down on West Papuan street protests and to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Today -- 15 August 15 1962 -- marks "a day of betrayal for us West Papuans", says a Papuan leader as...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on the international community to immediately suspend Indonesia from the UN...

RNZ Pacific A New Zealand explorer who trekked in West Papua before Indonesian rule says he is saddened to see what colonisation has done to...

SPECIAL REPORT: By Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist Indonesia's House of Representatives has passed a controversial bill that is expected to reshape the future administration...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The United Liberation Movement of West Papua has accused Indonesian "colonial forces" of a new massacre with the killing of three...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk An exiled West Papuan leader has condemned Indonesian for "hypocrisy" in speaking out about Myanmar and Palestine while voting at the...