Recent Updates

  • Press Release: Launch of Papuans Behind Bars

    Website Jayapura, Tuesday 16 April 2013 Today the Civil Society Coalition for the Upholding of Law and Human Rights in the Land of Papua, working together with a number of human rights NGOs in Jakarta and internationally will formally … Continue reading

  • Papuans Behind Bars: March 2013

    Four alleged TPN/OPM members arrested in Sarmi – Human rights activists charged with treason in Manokwari – Six civilians arrested in raid in Paniai – Jon Nuntian released – Release of two teenagers in Paniai – Trial news from Timika, Biak, Wamena, Abepura – Support from Australia – Statement to UNHCR – Selpius Bobii speaks out – Ex Political Prisoner Herman Wanggai advocates in US – Political Prisoner list

  • Papuans Behind Bars: Feb 2013

    Seven arrested and tortured in Depapre – Two arrested in Paniai – Yusak Pakage released – Trial news from Wamena, Timika, Serui, Jayaura, Dominikus Surabut recieves award in prison – Former prisoner Sebby Sambom flees to PNG – 20 criminal prisoners held in Abepura Correctional Facility allegedly tortured – List of political prisoners

  • Update: January 2013

    Seven activists arrested in Mantembu – Buchtar Tabuni released, secures release of Simeon Dabi – Trial reports from Yapen, Wamena, Timika, Jayapura – Clemency request for Wamena prisoners still ignored – UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression postpones his visit to Indonesia – List of Prisoners January 2013

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