UN Highlights Arrests, Killings in Indonesia’s Papua Region

Recent tensions have been connected to Jakarta’s planned extension of the region’s Special Autonomy Law. By <spanitemprop=”name”>Sebastian Strangio</spanitemprop=”name”> The Diplomat The United Nations has once again voiced its consternation about the tense political situation in Indonesia’s Papua region, after months of…

Leaders of Pacific Islands Forum countries and territories want Indonesia to allow a team from the UN Human Rights Commissioner’s office to visit West Papua soon. At their annual summit in Tuvalu, Pacific leaders acknowledged the reported escalation in violence…

Jayapura, Jubi – Komunike Forum Kepulauan Pasifik (PIF) yang dirilis Kamis (15/8/2019) malam menegaskan kembali pernyataan negara-negara Kepulauan Pasifik yang mendesak Pemerintah Indonesia dan Komisaris Tinggi HAM PBB untuk memastikan waktu kunjungan ke Papua. Laporan dari kunjungan ini diharapkan selesai sebelum…

Jenewa – Fiji mengatakan mereka akan menggunakan posisinya di Dewan HAM PBB, untuk meneruskan perjuangannya dalam advokasi ketahanan terhadap perubahan iklim, dan memperjuangkan hak-hak anak dan kesetaraan gender di Pasifik. Awal bulan ini, Fiji resmi menjadi negara Pulau Pasifik pertama yang…

AQELA SUSU FIJI TIMESFiji Fiji OPPOSITION member of Parliament Parmod Chand has accused Government of trying to win a seat on the UN Human Rights Council by rushing to ratify two UN Conventions. He made the claim while speaking on a motion…

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon and a group of UN rights experts today appealed to the Government of Indonesia to stop the reportedly imminent execution of a number of prisoners for alleged drug-related crimes. “Under international law, if the death…