Arbitrary Arrest & Wrongful Imprisonment

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July 2024

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – July 8, 2024

Police arrested eight students after breaking up a protest action opposing the Public Housing Savings (Tapera) Program and several other anti-people policies at the Muhammadiyah University (Unismuh) in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar.

May 2024

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 8, 2024

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the police to release a number of high-school students who were arrested for wearing Morning Star independence flag attributes during a parade in Nabire, Central Papua.

March 2024

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – March 14, 2024

Stevanus Yogi, Paniai – A Russian tourist and photographer named Shmatov Ivan Aleksandrovich was arrested by security forces in Earotali, East Paniai district, Paniai regency, Central Papua, on Monday March 11.

February 2024

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – February 26, 2024

Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) has condemned the arrest of nine palm oil farmers in the area of the new capital city Nusantara (IKN) who were opposing the construction of the VVIP Airport in North Penajam Paser, East Kalimantan, on Monday February 26.

September 2023

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – September 24, 2023

Jayapura – In his remarks welcoming Papua activist Victor Yeimo's release from prison on Saturday September 23, United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Secretary Markus Haluk expressed his appreciation and gratitude to all parties in the Land of

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – September 23, 2023

Agus Pabika, Jayapura – West Papua National Committee (KNPB) international spokesperson Victor F. Yeimo was released from the Abepura Penitentiary in Jayapura city on Saturday September 23.

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – September 8, 2023

Jawahir Gustav Rizal – Amnesty International Indonesia has condemned the violence by security forces against residents of Rempang and Galang Islands near Riau Island.

August 2023

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 8, 2023

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has recorded that as many as 967 people have been arrested for articulating their views in the public domain.

June 2023

News/West Papua
Detik Sulsel – June 12, 2023

Juhra Nasir, Tambrauw – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) has spoke out about the declaration and inauguration of its management board in Tambrauw district, Southwest Papua province, which was broken up by police on Friday for alleged treason.

News/West Papua
Detik Sulsel – June 10, 2023

Juhra Nasir, Tambrauw – Police have arrested 19 West Papua National Committee (KNPB) activists in Tambrauw regency, Southwest Papua province on Friday after they announced or proclaimed Papuan independence.