Arbitrary Arrest & Wrongful Imprisonment

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December 2020

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – December 15, 2020

Charles Maniani, Manokwari – Mobile Brigade (Brimob) paramilitary police, national police intelligence officers (intel) and the army's special forces (Kopassus) stormed the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) offices in the Almasuh area of Merauke regency, Papua, during a raid on Sunday December 13.

News/West Papua – December 1, 2020

Adi Briantika – Police have arrested 15 demonstrators from the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) during a protest action at the Bamboo Monument in Sinjai, South Sulawesi.

November 2020

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – November 27, 2020

Jakarta – The West Papua regional police (Polda) arrested 36 people in Manokwari and Sorong city following demonstrations commemorating the anniversary of the West Papua New Guinea National Congress (WPNGNC) on Friday November 27.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – November 20, 2020

Jakarta – Police have released 54 participants of a Papuan People's Council (MRP) public hearing into Special Autonomy in Papua who were arrested for allegedly committing makar (treason, subversion, rebellion).

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – November 19, 2020

Jakarta – On Tuesday November 17 the Merauke district police arrested more than 50 people from the Papuan People's Council (MRP) in relation to a public hearing on Special Autonomy in Papua. They have all been indicted on charges of makar (treason, subversion, rebellion).

News/West Papua
Kompas – November 18, 2020

Police arrested 54 participants of a public hearing organised by the Papuan People's Council (MPR) at the Valentine Hotel in Merauke regency in Papua on the afternoon of Tuesday November 17.

October 2020

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – October 28, 2020

Jakarta – The Papua regional police managed to arrest 13 people protesting against Special Autonomy in the vicinity of the Cenderawasih University (Uncen), Papua, and in several other areas on October 27. The demonstrators however were released after being questioned at the Abepura sectoral police headquarters.

News/Indonesia – October 10, 2020

Haryanti Puspa Sari, Jakarta – The total number of people arrested by police during Thursday’s protest actions around the country against the recently enacted Omnibus Law on Job Creation throughout Indonesia now stands at 5,918.

News/Indonesia – October 9, 2020

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Police say they have arrested 3,862 people during protest actions against the recently enacted Omnibus Law on Job Creation which took place around the country on Thursday October 8.

September 2020

CNN Indonesia – September 25, 2020

Jakarta – The Agrarian Reform National Committee (KNPA) says that at least 49 protesters were arrested and are still being held by police around the country following peaceful commemorations of National Farmers Day (HTN) by an alliance of farmers and other social organisations on Thursday September 24.