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December 2023

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – December 6, 2023

Reiner Brabar, Sorong – The gagging of democratic space that continues to occur in Indonesia shows the failure of claims that Indonesia is a democratic country. Democracy and human rights have suffered a decline, and even the right to civil space is shrinking with the curbing of freedom of expression.

September 2023

Republika – September 28, 2023

Wahyu Suryana, Jakarta – The attendance of presumptive presidential and vice presidential candidates Anies Baswedan and Muhaimin Iskandar at the wedding of Islamic Brotherhood Front (formerly the Islamic Defenders Front, FPI) spir

April 2023

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – April 7, 2023

Makassar – A demonstration by Papuan students commemorating 56 years of PT Freeport Indonesia in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar on April 7 was broken up by the Indonesian Muslim Brigade (BMI) and a biker gang as the protesters were marching towards the Mandala Monu

News/West Papua
Detik Bali – April 3, 2023

Aryo Mahendro, Denpasar – The Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) has slammed the attitude of the police for allowing a clash to occur between the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) Bali and the social organisation (ormas) the Nusantara Garuda Patriots (PGN)

News/West Papua
Bali Express – April 2, 2023

I Dewa Gede Rastana, Denpasar – A clash broke out between the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) Bali committee, which was intending to hold a demonstration articulating the issue of human rights, and the social organisation the Bali Nusantara Garuda Patriots (PGN) on Saturday April 1.

October 2022

Merdeka – October 1, 2022

Winda Nelfira (Liputan6.com) – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has officially become a member of the social organisation (ormas) Pancasila Youth (PP).

June 2022

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – June 8, 2022

Jakarta – A protest action by Papuan students which took place in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar, which was opposing the creation of new autonomous regions in Papua, ended in a clash with a social organisation (ormas). A number of people were injured and rushed to the nearest hospital.

March 2022

News/West Papua
Tempo – March 18, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has responded to a protest action held by the Jakarta Red-and-White Militia (Laskar Merah Putih, LMP) in front of its offices. The protest was held in relation to recent problems which are occurring in Papua.

February 2022

Detik News – February 3, 2022

Nada Zeitalini Arani, Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo, who is also the Deputy Chairperson of the Pancasila Youth, is urging social organisations such as the Pancasila Youth to play a part in ensuring the success of the construction of the new capital city (IKN) Nusantara in East Kalimantan.

December 2021

News/West Papua
Detik News – December 1, 2021

Sui Suadnyana, Denpasar – A protest action by the Bali City Committee Papua Student Alliance (AMP-KKB) and the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) in the Balinese provincial capital of Denpasar on Wednesday December 1 ended in a clash with a social organisation (ormas) called the Nusantara Garuda Patriots (PGN).