Jakarta: Police crackdown on protests against new autonomy regions in West Papua, seven arrested

A peaceful demonstration against the formation of new provinces in West Papua took place near the Internal Affairs Ministry in Jakarta on 11 March 2022. Police officers blocked the road to the ministry, forcefully dispersed the crowd and arrested 102 protesters. At least six among them were subjected to ill-treatment during the arrest. Except for a Papuan student named Mr Alfius Wenda, all protesters were released on the same day.

Detailed Case Data
name of the location: Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia (-6.168940937951725, 106.82792649128982)
administrative region: Indonesia, Kota Jakarta
total number of victims: seven
period of incident: 11.03.2022
perpetrator: police
perpetrator details: unknown
Issues: freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, indigenous peoples, torture, arbitrary detention
Further HRM News: https://humanrightsmonitor.org/news/police-crack-down-on-protests-against-new-autonomy-regions-in-west-papua-two-protesters-shot-dead-14-injured-103-arrested/

NumberName, DetailsGenderAgeGroup AffiliationViolation
1Incefemaleunknownactivistsarbitrary detention, torture
1Bobmaleunknownactivistsarbitrary detention, torture
1Samuel Purwaromaleunknownactivistsarbitrary detention, torture
1Detris Muribmaleunknownactivistsarbitrary detention, torture
1Detenmaleunknownactivistsarbitrary detention, torture
1Gudelmaleunknownactivistsarbitrary detention, torture
1Alfius Wenda, studentmaleunknownactivistsarbitrary detention