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West Papua Advocacy Team & ETAN Suspend "West Papua Report."

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 9:47 am | East Timor Action Network

The West Papua Advocacy Team and ETAN Suspend the "West Papua Report." The West Papua Advocacy Team and ETAN are suspending publication West Papua Report .Publication of the more than ten-year old report will remain on hold while we gauge ... More >>

Inside Indonesia: Incarceration In Indonesia

Friday, 2 August 2013, 2:47 pm | East Timor Action Network

An examination of prisons and detention centres shows that Indonesia still has a long way to go in protecting human rights. More >>

Overview of the 108th Session of the Human Rights Committee

Friday, 2 August 2013, 2:42 pm | East Timor Action Network

The Human Rights Committee examined the implementation of the ICCPR in Indonesia for the first time on the 10th and 11th of June 2013. Amongst other issues discussed at length by the Human Rights Committee were the death penalty, freedom of religion, ... More >>

Petition to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 2:07 pm | East Timor Action Network

"Tomorrow Father will go to raise a flag and will make a brief speech in Abepura Trikora square. Both of you take care. If I am arrested by the police do not worry, do not visit Father at the police station. Just stay home and go to school as usual. ... More >>

Groups Urge Justice on 15th Anniversary of Biak Massacre

Friday, 5 July 2013, 2:56 pm | East Timor Action Network

Saturday, July 6, is the 15th anniversary of one of the worst massacres in Indonesia's post-Suharto history. On that day in 1998, members of the Indonesian military ruthlessly gunned down peaceful pro-independence demonstrators on the island Biak in West Papua. ... More >>

West Papua Report August 2012

Tuesday, 7 August 2012, 3:37 pm | East Timor Action Network

West Papua Report August 2012 This is the 100th in a series of monthly reports that focus on developments affecting Papuans. This series is produced by the non-profit West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) drawing on media accounts, other NGO assessments, ... More >>

Clinton Must Condition Assistance to Indonesia on Rights

Friday, 22 July 2011, 5:37 pm | East Timor Action Network

As Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton travelled to Bali, the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) urged her to condition U.S. security assistance to Indonesia on real improvements in human rights by Indonesia government and genuine ... More >>

Indonesia: Respect Rights of Papuan Prisoners

Friday, 10 December 2010, 9:48 am | East Timor Action Network

The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) and the West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) urge the Indonesian Government to respect the rights of and end the persecution of internationally recognized prisoners of conscience Filep Karma and Buchtar Tabuni ... More >>

Feingold On Lifting The Ban On Special Forces Unit

Sunday, 25 July 2010, 11:11 am | East Timor Action Network

“I am disappointed by Secretary Gates’s announcement today about planned US cooperation with the Indonesian Army Special Forces, Kopassus, which is premature." More >>

West Papua Report

Wednesday, 3 March 2010, 4:44 pm | East Timor Action Network

March 2010 This is the 70th in a series of monthly reports that focus on developments affecting Papuans. This series is produced by the non-profit West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) drawing on media accounts, other NGO assessments, and analysis and reporting ... More >>

U.S. Military Assistance Will Harm Reform

Sunday, 28 February 2010, 11:58 am | East Timor Action Network

The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) today urged the Obama administration not to offer increased military assistance to Indonesia. "U.S. military assistance harms reform and sets back human rights accountability in Indonesia," said John M. ... More >>

Naming of Kopassus Officer as Military Commander

Monday, 25 January 2010, 12:09 pm | East Timor Action Network

The West Papua Advocacy Team and East Timor and Indonesia Action Network are extremely troubled by the naming of a senior officer as regional commander in West Papua. Kopassus forces have a long and dark history in the region. More >>

US to Help Maintain Indonesian Air Force

Thursday, 29 October 2009, 4:21 pm | East Timor Action Network

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The United States government has agreed to assist the maintenance of the Indonesian Air Force (TNI AU)`s Hercules C-130 through the Periodic Depot Maintenance (PDM) program which is financed under the Foreign Military Fund (FMF) ... More >>

West Papua Report 63

Wednesday, 5 August 2009, 4:31 pm | East Timor Action Network

This is the 63rd in a series of monthly reports that focus on developments affecting Papuans. This series is produced by the non-profit West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) drawing on media accounts, other NGO assessments, and analysis and reporting from ... More >>

Don't Train Indonesia's Deadly Kopassus

Friday, 31 July 2009, 11:50 am | East Timor Action Network

Indonesia's Special Forces (Kopassus), more than any other in the Indonesian military, stands accused by the Indonesian people of some of the most egregious human rights violations. More >>

U.S. Parliament Highlighting West Papuan Crisis

Tuesday, 16 June 2009, 1:37 pm | East Timor Action Network

June 15 - The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) and West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) praised the U.S. House of Representatives for making a serious legislative statement about the conditions of the people of West Papua. More >>

East Timorese Deserve Justice!

Monday, 6 April 2009, 10:53 am | East Timor Action Network

On the tenth anniversary of the massacre at the Catholic Church in Liquiça, ETAN urges the international community to finally respond to the demand for justice of the victims of this and other horrific crimes committed during the Indonesian occupation ... More >>

Proposals on Justice for Timor-Leste "Inadequate"

Wednesday, 9 August 2006, 10:19 am | East Timor Action Network

Two human rights groups today commended the UN Secretary-General's continued attention to the need for accountability for past human rights crimes in Timor-Leste, but called his proposals to the Security Council "inadequate." More >>

Timorese Institute Asks for Improved UN Role

Wednesday, 28 June 2006, 9:04 pm | East Timor Action Network

The Dili-based Institute for Reconstruction Monitoring and Analysis is proposing an expanded and extended United Nations mission in Timor-Leste (East Timor), beginning shortly and lasting several years. In a detailed memorandum to UN staff and Security ... More >>

ETAN on the Current Violence in Timor-Leste

Sunday, 28 May 2006, 11:07 am | East Timor Action Network

Statement by the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) on the Current Violence in Timor-Leste More >>

 

 

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