West Papua

Indonesian human rights abuses in West Papua

A paper prepared in 2004 for the Indonesian Human Rights Network by the Allard K. Lowenstein Human Rights Clinic of Yale Law School.

MAPW calls for defence cooperation with Indonesia suspension, after West Papua killings

MAPW has issued a media release supporting calls for suspension of defence cooperation with Indonesia and to demand access for Australian and other journalists to West Papua, following the shooting of pro-independence activists in West Papua.

Media release: West Papuan shootings: October 2011

MAPW President, Jenny Grounds, calls for suspension of Australian military ties with Indonesia following the shootings at the third West Papuan People's Congress. 21 October 2011

MAPW briefing: Health in West Papua - October 2011

This 25-page briefing paper on "History, health and human security in West Papua" was prepared for MAPW by James Breheny, student of International Relations, La Trobe University.

What has Wikileaks revealed? New MAPW report

This MAPW report focuses on Wikileaks revelations about Australia, and on issues of particular interest to our members.

West Papua: MAPW calls for inquiry into Australia's military support for Indonesia

MEDIA RELEASE, 25 OCTOBER 2010: Following media reports alleging human rights abuses committed by the Indonesian Security Forces, MAPW urges the Australian Government to hold an inquiry into how our military support for the Indonesian security forces is being used by the Indonesian military.

Media Release: MAPW calls on Australian Government to raise West Papua human rights with Indonesia - October 2010

Following media reports alleging human rights abuses committed by the Indonesian Security Forces, MAPW has urged the Australian Government to hold an inquiry into how our military support for the Indonesian security forces is being used by the Indonesian military. Video footage appears to show the Indonesian security forces torturing Papuans in West Papua’s Puncak Jaya region.

Forum: West Papua - the costs of militarism

Event Date: 
Fri, 28/08/2009 - 18:00 - 20:00
Location: 
Melbourne

We will be joined by Septer Manufandu, who has worked on human rights, and as a forestry graduate, the environment.

Informal meal from 6pm. Contact nancy [dot] atkin [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or 8344 1637 for bookings.

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