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Detention of Journalist in Delhi

Friday, 15 February 2013, 12:49 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Media Release: India February 11, 2013 Detention of Journalist in Delhi and Media Shutdown in Kashmir Follow Execution of Terrorism Convict The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is deeply disturbed at the detention and harassment of a journalist ... More >>

Visit Of West Papuan Leader

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 12:57 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

5 February 2013 Media Release; Visit of West Papuan Tribal leader: Benny Wenda: Auckland Visit 11 February, 2013. Benny Wenda is s a high profile campaigner for the self-determination of his Melanesian people. Currently based in Britain where he has political asylum ... More >>

IHRC Welcomes Decision to Divest from Freeport

Thursday, 27 September 2012, 8:53 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Indonesia Human Rights Committee welcomes Super Fund decision to divest from Freeport 26 September, 2012-09-26 Media Release : Indonesia Human Rights Committee applauds NZ Superannuation Fund decision to divest from Freeport McMoran on ethical grounds. ... More >>

Crisis in West Papua

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 4:15 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee is calling on the New Zealand Government to respond to the latest escalation of deadly violence and destruction in Indonesian-controlled West Papua. More >>

Visit To Auckland Of Kalyanamitra Women’s Rights Leaders

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 9:24 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Indonesia Human Rights Committee, Box 68419, Auckland. 25 April, 2012 Media Release Visit To Auckland Of Kalyanamitra Women’s Rights Leaders: 2-7 May, 2012 Pathfinder Books and the Indonesia Human Rights Committee are delighted to host prominent women’s ... More >>

West Papua: The Jayapura Five

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 4:11 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Indonesia Human Rights Committee, Box 68419, Auckland 17 March, 2012 Media Release : Jayapura 5 face prison for peaceful assembly on October 19, 2011, but those responsible for violence go free. IHRC is shocked that a West Papua court has decided to imprison ... More >>

Letter to Minister of Foreign Affairs, NZ

Friday, 16 December 2011, 1:41 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Reports from Indonesian controlled West Papua indicate that thousands of villagers in Paniai are undergoing a military siege involving horrendous destruction and violence. Homes have been torched and villages razed, while helicopters are said to be strafing ... More >>

West Papua violence

Friday, 16 December 2011, 12:01 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Reports from Indonesian controlled West Papua indicate that thousands of villagers in Paniai are undergoing a military siege involving horrendous destruction and violence. Homes have been torched and villages razed, while helicopters are said to be strafing ... More >>

To NZ Minister of Finance: Freeport Investment = Blood Money

Monday, 12 December 2011, 9:54 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has renewed its call for the Superannuation Fund and all other Crown Financial Institutes to divest from Freeport McMoran. [....] Dear Mr English, The Indonesia Human Rights Committee would like to draw to your ... More >>

Call on PM to act on dangerous situation in West Papua

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 11:19 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Indonesia Human Rights Committee, Box 68-419, Auckland. 29 November, 2011 Media Release: Call on Prime Minister to act on dangerous situation in West Papua on the eve of the territory’s most significant anniversary – December 1 The Indonesia Human ... More >>

Call on NZ to respond to violence in West Papua

Friday, 21 October 2011, 4:57 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Indonesia Human Rights Committee, Box 68-419, Auckland, 1125 Media Release: 20 October, 2011 Call on NZ Government to respond to escalating security force violence in West Papua The Indonesia Human Rights Committee urges the Government to take action to ... More >>

Call on Pacific Island leaders to remember West Papua

Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 9:44 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

On Wednesday 7 September from 8-30 am West Papua supporters will demonstrate outside the Cloud on Quay St (near the Ferry Buildings) as the Forum leaders assemble for the formal opening of the 42nd Pacific Island Forum Meeting. More >>

West Papua leaders to talk with Pacific Island Forum

Friday, 2 September 2011, 3:53 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Three West Papuan leaders will be in Auckland next week to urge Pacific leaders to make plans for a fact-finding mission to Indonesian controlled West Papua to assess the human rights situation. More >>

Tropical Timber Importers urged to ban all kwila imports

Monday, 6 June 2011, 12:53 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Indonesia Human Rights Committee And Rainforest Action, Auckland, Box 68-419, Auckland. 6 June, 2011 Media Release: Tropical Timber Importers urged to ban all kwila imports The Indonesia Human Rights Group and Rainforest Action commend the New Zealand Imported ... More >>

West Papua letter to Murray McCully

Thursday, 5 May 2011, 3:03 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

I hope you have received reports of the many-thousands-strong demonstrations that took place across West Papua on May 2. The demonstrations were organised by a broad coalition of West Papuan organisations and involved large numbers of young people ... More >>

Indonesia: 'slap on wrist' for soldiers guilty of torture

Wednesday, 26 January 2011, 10:29 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee is deeply shocked at the light 'slap on the wrist' sentences just handed down to the three soldiers who have admitted responsibility for the brutal torture of two Papuan farmers. IHRC is calling on Foreign Minister ... More >>

Campaign against kwila imports continues

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 2:47 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Human rights and rainforest activists will take their campaign against the import of kwila to the Country Road furniture store, 533 Mt Eden Rd, Auckland on Saturday December 18 between 12 noon and 1 pm. The endangered cassowary will be joining the ... More >>

Govt must act on West Papua torture evidence

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 4:21 pm | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

IHRC has sent an urgent fax communication to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Murray McCully, urging him to respond to the leaked video evidence of shocking torture in West Papua. IHRC also calls for an end to NZ’s military training of Indonesian ... More >>

Trade Me takes a step to protect kwila

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 9:57 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee congratulates Trade Me on it decision to impose tight restrictions on all listings of new products made from the tropical hardwood kwila. More >>

Time for NZ to act on illegal logging

Thursday, 12 August 2010, 9:49 am | Indonesia Human Rights Committee

Now that Australia has announced moves to combat illegal logging it is time New Zealand got real about this crime against the environment and indigenous people in our region. As the latest report from the undercover experts of EIA and Telepak reveals ... More >>

 

 

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