Briefings

16 May 2013

The killing of 3 Papuan activists in Sorong, the arrest of at least 30 peaceful demonstrators in Timika, Sorong, Biak, Abepura and Jayapura and the brutal treatment of demonstrators by Indonesian security forces represent a significant deterioration in the handling of 1 May commemorative events when compared with recent years.

18 Oct 2012

A joint briefing by the UK-based NGO Forum on Indonesia and Timor-Leste, highlighting key issues during SBY's 2012 visit to the UK, including UK training of Indonesia’s counter-terrorism unit; Arms Sales; The Need for Dialogue in Papua and Impunity.

24 Apr 2012

TAPOL letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, calling for medical treatment and the release of West Papuan political prisoner, Filep Karma, who is serving a 15-year sentence for treason.

13 Apr 2012

TAPOL letter to Prime Minister David Cameron outlining ongoing violations in Papua and calling for a halt to the sale of military equipment to Indonesia.

7 Mar 2012

Urgent appeal letter alerting the Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders to the situation of Gustav Kawer, a Papuan human rights lawyer who has been threatened with prosecution during the course of his duties in the courtroom.

14 Feb 2012

A brief list of further information sources, accompanying a joint NGO letter to Ambassador Mark Canning on 14 February 2012, raising concerns about the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate in West Papua.

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