Fifteen-year-old Mekelon Sondegau was allegedly beaten and tortured by Indonesian joint security forces during an armed clash between the Indonesian military and police and the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) in Bajemba, Sugapa District, Intan Jaya Regency on 1 November 2023.
The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) took steps to address the ongoing dispute over the construction of the Office of the Governor of Highland Papua Province in Wamena, Jayawijaya Regency. The conflict revolves around a 108-hectare area of customary land claimed by the Wouma, Welesi, and Asolokobal Tribe Alliance.
Maybrat Regency The Secretariat of Justice and Peace (SKP in Indonesian) of the Catholic Church has visited IDPs who were victims of the Kisor conflict more than two years ago in the Maybrat Regency and had to flee their home villages and seek …
The Secretariat of Justice and Peace (SKP in Indonesian) of the Catholic Church throughout Papua says 46,926 civilians were displaced from their villages due to armed conflict and urges the government to return the refugees to their hometowns. The urge was conveyed through the Pastoral Appeal of the SKP of the Catholic Church throughout Papua issued in Sorong, West Papua Province, on 12 October 2023.
The murder of Michelle Kurisi Doga in Papua on 28 August 2023, has sparked investigations and discussions concerning human rights violations, alleged involvement of military personnel, and potential political connections.
The Democratic Alliance for Papua (AlDP) has conducted an investigation into the construction of a container port in Depapre, Jayapura Regency, Papua Province, as part of President Joko Widodo’s Sea Toll policy.
The Indonesian Military (TNI) arbitrarily arrested Neos Bahabol, a 25-year-old Papuan motorcycle taxi driver, in Yahukimo Regency, Highland Papua. The arrest occurred without any clear justification.
The Indonesian government has announced its intention to designate the Merauke Food Estate in South Papua (Papua Selatan Province) as a Special Economic Zone (Kawasan Ekonomi Khusus (KEK)) to bolster food production and address potential food crises.
The trial of the accused perpetrators of the attack in Kramongmongga District, Fakfak Regency, West Papua Province, is currently under preparation, with considerations for the trial to be held either in West Papua or in Makassar, South Sulawesi.
On 14 December 2022, a tragic incident occurred at Kilometer 2 Kepi in Mappi Regency, South Papua Province, where nine civilians fell victim to a shooting incident. Despite the passage of ten months, this incident has not received a thorough investigation from either the police or the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM).
Former Papua Governor Lukas Enembe, who was recently sentenced to 8 years in prison for bribery and gratification charges, is facing a critical health condition that has prompted calls for his medical treatment in Singapore.