West Papua

April 2020

CNN Indonesia – April 3, 2020

Jakarta – The public prosecutor has demanded that six Papuan activists each be sentenced to one year and five months in jail.

March 2020

Surara.com – March 20, 2020

Chandra Iswinarno, Ria Rizki Nirmala Sari – The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has return the investigation dossier on alleged gross human rights (HAM) violations during the bloody Paniai incident to the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM).

Tabloid JUBI – March 12, 2020

Jayapura – The public prosecutor failed to present any witnesses during the fourth court hearing at the Sorong District Court on March 12 in a case related to anti-racist protest in Papua.

Kompas.com – March 6, 2020

Devina Halim, Jakarta – The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) will soon return the investigation dossier on the Paniai incident in Papua to the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM).

Tabloid JUBI – March 4, 2020

Jayapura – On Tuesday March 3 the Balikpapan District Court rejected a demurer presented by seven Papuan political prisoners (tapol) who are defendants in a treason case currently being tried in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.

CNN Indonesia – March 4, 2020

Jakarta – The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has declared that an investigation dossier into the Bloody Paniai case submitted by the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has failed to meet the requirements to be declared a gross human rights violation.

Suara Papua – March 4, 2020

CR-SP16, Jayapura – Students from the Cenderawasih University (Uncen) in Jayapura demanded the immediate release of seven Papuan political prisoners (tapol) currently being held in the East Kalimantan city of Balikpapan during a protest action on Monday March 2 in front of the Uncen front gate in

February 2020

CNN Indonesia – February 18, 2020

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD has stated that he is not interested in further examining the document containing data on Papuan political prisoners and people who died due to the conflict in Nduga, Papua, because they are incomplete.

Suara.com – February 17, 2020

Reza Gunadha and Stephanus Aranditio – Two Papuan political prisoners, Dano Anes Tabuni and Ambrosius Mulait, wrote the word “sampah” (rubbish) on their bodies during a court hearing to cross-examine witnesses at the Central Jakarta District Court on Monday February 17.

CNN Indonesia – February 14, 2020

Jakarta – Human rights lawyer Veronica Koman has released data on 57 political prisoners and 243 Papuan who have been killed allegedly as a result of military operations since 2018.