Port Moresby, – The Executive of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has complied with the request of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neill, to unite and is confident that as the Chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) next week, Prime Minister O’Neil will vote to support West Papua’s application to become a full member of MSG.
ULMWP Spokesman, Jacob Rumbiak, says its weeklong meeting in Port Vila has resulted in the spirit for West Papua to be more determined, organized and unified than ever before to end the genocide of their people in West Papua allegedly by Indonesia.
In its meeting, ULMWP has made changes in its leadership, structure, bylaws as well as membership. Baca lebih lanjut
Jakarta, – After the BBC’s Indonesia editor was expelled from the country’s easternmost Papua region last weekend over a tweet, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) again urges the Indonesian authorities to allow journalists to report freely in the troubled region, which continues to be an information black hole.
An Australian journalist based in Jakarta since 2006, the BBC’s Rebecca Henschke got a special permit to visit Papua with a crew to cover a military aid operation, but was arrested and expelled, shortly after arriving, on the grounds that she had “hurt the feelings” of soldiers in a tweet. Baca lebih lanjut
An Open Letter from the Asian Human Rights Commission to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
52 Rue Des Pâquis
Fax : +41 22 917 9012/0213
Dear Mr. Al Hussein
INDONESIA: Criminal justice reforms and human rights accountability urgently needed
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), a regional human rights organization in Asia, welcomes you on your visit to the Republic of Indonesia as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, from 4 to 7 February 2018. We expect that your visit will be meaningful and useful for the development and accountability of human rights in Indonesia. Baca lebih lanjut