UPDATE: Manokwari and Sorong: prosecutors’ charges
Manokwari On 12th May 2020, prosecutors in Manokwari, West Papua province, sought ten months in jail on charges of treason for Sayang Mandabayan. Ms Mandabayan was arrested on 2nd September 2019 while carrying 1,496 small Morning Star flags at Manokwari … Continue reading
Tahanan politik baru, pasal makar dan kurangnya transparansi yuridis dalam kasus-kasus tahanan politik
Unduh versi pdf di sini: PBB Jan 2018 – Oct2019 ID.pdf Diterbitkan pada 20 November 2019 Ringkasan Banyak penangkapan politik yang terjadi sepanjang tahun 2018 dan 2019 akibat dari usaha aparat keamanan Indonesia untuk menekan aksi-aksi politik di West Papua dan … Continue reading
(English) Political prisoners on the rise (March – June 2018)
(English) Over the past four months, eleven West Papuan people have become political prisoners. The case profiles included in this update are listed in chronological order of when they were arrested between March to June 2018. Police violated the domestic procedural criminal law in all cases, mainly regarding the obligation to provide letters of arrest and detention. Ill treatment was also present in cases involving people thought to be freedom fighters.
Intimidasi dan Kekerasan terhadap Mahasiswa dan Kelompok Masyarakat Sipil Papua
Update oleh Orang Papua di Balik Jeruji ini berfokus mengangkat intimidasi yang dialami oleh para mahasiswa dan kelompok masyarakat sipil Papua yang berada di luar Tanah Papua dalam periode September dan Desember 2017.
(English) Joint West Papua report details deterioration in the last two years
(English) More than 40 organisations in West Papua, Jakarta and worldwide have brought their analysis on the human rights and conflict situation in West Papua together. The executive summary of the 218-pages report explains how several human rights standards have deteriorated over the last two years. The report is compiled by the International Coalition for Papua (ICP) and the German Westpapua-Netzwerk (WPN).
(English) Urgent Action: Papua Prisoner of Conscience Denied Parole (Amnesty International)
(English) Political activist, Oktovianus Warnares was convicted of “rebellion” (makar) in 2013 after peacefully commemorating the 50th anniversary of the handover of Papua to the Indonesian government. He is a prisoner of conscience and should be immediately and unconditionally released.
(English) Court Ruling Criticised as Racist by Rights Activists
(English) Obby Kogoya was found guilty of attacking police officers by a district court yesterday in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (27/07/2017). Rights activists condemned the ruling as racist and unjust. The verdict is part of the aftermath of one of the most racially-charged incidents targeting West Papuans that has occurred in recent years.
(English) Prisoner Update: July – September 2016
(English) At the end of June 2016, there were at least 17 political prisoners in Papua.
(English) Prisoner Update: April – June 2016
(English) At the end of June 2016, there were at least 32 political prisoners in Papua.
Indonesia: Hentikan Impunitas dan Penangkapan Sewenang-wenang di Papua
Sebuah laporan terbaru oleh Papuans Behind Bars mengungkapkan bahwa telah terjadi peningkatan tindakan penangkapan sewenang-wenang untuk membungkam protes di Papua oleh Pemerintah Indonesia pada tahun 2015, dan meminta pemerintah Indonesia untuk menjawab situasi impunitas yang terus berlanjut, kekerasan Negara dan meningkatnya tindakan penangkapan sewenang-wenang di Papua.