Refugees & Asylum Seekers

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August 2019

West Papua
KBR – August 14, 2019

Adi Ahdiat, Jakarta – The Nduga Regency Humanitarian Team has again called on the government to withdraw Indonesian military (TNI) and police from Nduga regency in Papua because the military operat

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – August 5, 2019

Jakarta – Nduga Regent Yairus Gwijangge has asked for help from House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo to covey to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo that he wants the immediate withdr

March 2019

West Papua
CNN Indonesia – March 29, 2019

Jakarta – An independent team called the Nduga Case Investigation Team has reported a number of alleged human rights violations (HAM) during the military operations conducted by the TNI (Indonesian

May 2015

BBC News Indonesia – May 18, 2015

The Indonesian military (TNI) has prohibited fisherpeople operating in Indonesia’s northern most province of Aceh from picking up or bringing back ethnic Rohingya stranded at sea in Indonesian terr

June 2010

Kompas – June 17, 2010

Jakarta – The handling of foreign refugees that enter Indonesia, which are often referred to as illegal immigrants, is still of concern.

June 2006

West Papua – June 20, 2006

Nurfajri Budi Nugroho, Jakarta – The 42 Papuan asylum seekers who obtained temporary visas in Australia are now biting their finger nails.

April 2006

West Papua – April 7, 2006

M. Rizal Maslan, Jakarta – Defense Minister Juwono Sudarsono says that he has the names of six to seven non-government organisations (NGO) that are manipulating the Papua issue.

February 2006

West Papua
Media Indonesia – February 11, 2006

Ratna Nuraini, Jakarta – TNI (Indonesian military) chief General Endriartono Sutarto has revealed that there has been no increase in security disturbances in Papua.

September 2003

Kompas – September 10, 2003

Jakarta – The forced relocation of a population, as has occurred in Aceh, can be viewed as a crime against humanity.

August 2003

Kompas – August 26, 2003

Jakarta – After having previously taken a soft position [on refugees] and stating that it will give temporary residency permits to hundreds of Acehnese asylum seekers in Malaysia, yesterday, the Ma