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10 Dec 2015

In 10 days, Indonesia would have had a year under the Jokowi - JK administration. Has there been any improvement in Papua? Peneas Lokbere, Coordinator of SKP-HAM Papua pens a statement on International Human Rights Day, 10 December.

Tagged: Papua Barat, Security Forces
2 Dec 2015

A film made in 2015 to document the life of Carmel Budiardjo and TAPOL

Tagged: 1965 massacres, Aceh, Impunity, Timor-Leste, West Papua
27 Nov 2015
Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement: The Origins of America's Debate on East Timor

Carmel Budiardjo reviews Gunderson's 'Momentum and the East Timor Independence Movement,' finding that while it is excels in describing the US peace movement's response, it fails to mention the US government's role, the Bailbo murders, or the truth about the famine.

Tagged: Balibo Five, Suharto, Timor-Leste, US, War Crimes
3 Nov 2015

"It was early in the morning of Oct. 1, 1965..." Carmel Budiardjo takes us back to the day that changed Indonesia's history for ever - and changed her own life beyond anything she'd ever imagined.

Tagged: 1965 massacres, Impunity
30 Oct 2015

Veteran rights groups ETAN, WPAT and TAPOL condemn government censorship in Indonesia after Bali's Ubud writer's festival was forced to cancel events relating to the atrocities committed in 1965/6.

Tagged: 1965 massacres, Freedom of Expression
14 Oct 2015

TAPOL joins other humanitarian groups in urging the Government of Indonesia in conducting an impartial investigation for the killings of indigenous Papuan youth between 2006 and September 2015.

Tagged: Crimes Against Humanity, Impunity, Indigenous Rights, Papua Barat, West Papua

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