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Why Did We Train Officer From Notorious Indonesian Kopassus?

Friday, 22 June 2012, 2:06 pm | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

Why Did We Train An Officer From The Notorious Indonesian Kopassus Force? 16 June 2012 The Indonesia Human Rights Committee was shocked to learn that the New Zealand Defence Force hosted a Kopassus officer, Major Edwin Sumanta at its six month Staff ... More >>

Why did we train an officer from the Kopassus Force?

Sunday, 17 June 2012, 2:40 pm | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee was shocked to learn that the New Zealand Defence Force hosted a Kopassus officer, Major Edwin Sumanta at its six month Staff and Command training course in 2011. More >>

Key visit to Indonesia and West Papua

Saturday, 14 April 2012, 3:33 pm | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

Key visit to Indonesia and West Papua Indonesia Human Rights Committee, 14 April, 2012 Media Release : Prime Minister John Key urged to raise human rights issues in West Papua during his forthcoming visit to Indonesia . Prime Minister John Key must ... More >>

Appeal to Murray McCully re political prisoners

Friday, 17 December 2010, 10:58 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has been very concerned to learn about recent actions taken against political prisoners and peaceful demonstrators in West Papua. It is deeply disturbing to note this escalation of state repression against indigenous ... More >>

West Papua: Prisoner shot dead

Friday, 10 December 2010, 11:30 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

In addition to having to serve their sentences, it now appears that Buchtar Tabuni and Filep Karma and others will be facing further charges as a result of events that have threatened security in Abepura Prison including that of organising prisoners ... More >>

More dialogue about cases of violence in Papua

Friday, 10 December 2010, 11:28 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

Karma continues his hunger strike The political prisoner, Filep Karma has said that he will continue with his hunger strike, not taking food or drink, until he is returned to Abepura Prison in Jayapura. More >>

Government fails to cut ties with Indonesian torture unit

Friday, 10 December 2010, 11:26 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

The Australian Greens have criticised the Government for failing to take action in response to allegations an Indonesian unit supported by Australian authorities has used torture against peaceful protestors. More >>

IHRC hosts prominent Indonesian Human Rights Campaigner

Friday, 10 December 2010, 11:18 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

Rusdi Marpaung, Senior researcher with Imparsia l, one of Indonesia’s best known and respected Human Rights NGOs, will shortly visit Aotearoa. He will address a seminar on December 11 at 4 pm at the St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby. More >>

Open Letter to McCully and Mapp Re West Papuan Human Rights

Tuesday, 7 December 2010, 11:38 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

IHRC has written to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Murray McCully, and to Minister of Defence Hon Wayne Mapp to urge them to act over the West Papua torture scandal, a high profile issue at the time of the Foreign Minister’s October visit to Jakarta. ... More >>

Symbolic Raising of The West Papuan Morning Star Flag

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 9:45 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

The banned West Papua Morning Star flag will be raised in busy Queen St on December 1st at 12 Noon . Auckland supporters will do this for the people of Indonesian-controlled West Papua because they cannot undertake this simple act without risking jail. This ... More >>

Pacific Island Forum: West Papua

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 11:50 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has sent the letter below to Prime Minister John Key on the eve of his departure for the Pacific Island Forum in Vanuatu. More >>

For The Sake Of A Flag

Monday, 14 December 2009, 11:08 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

A small group of Aucklanders assembled on December 1st to raise the flag of West Papua. The blue and white stripes and white ‘morning star’ on red background flew aloft in Queen St, while most passing pedestrians looked bemused. More >>

West Papua Flag Raising 4-30 pm Queen St

Tuesday, 1 December 2009, 9:37 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

The banned West Papua Morning Star flag will be raised in busy Queen St on December 1, by Catherine Delahunty MP, a member of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua. Auckland West Papua supporters will do this for the people of West Papua ... More >>

HIV/AIDS Has Reached 'Epidemic' Stage in Papua

Thursday, 29 October 2009, 12:58 pm | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

HIV/AIDS prevalence in Papua has already reached the "generalized epidemic" stage, according to the health program coordinator for World Vision Indonesia. "HIV and AIDS in Papua are no longer exclusive to high-risk groups, but also common among ... More >>

Call For Super Fund To Divest From Freeport Mine

Friday, 17 July 2009, 1:24 pm | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

IHRC calls on the Super Fund and the Minister of Finance to cease investing in the Freeport McMoran in the light of recent killings. IHRC has renewed its call for the Super Fund to divest from Freeport McMoran Ltd in view of the recent violence near ... More >>

End defence ties with Indonesian military

Thursday, 2 July 2009, 10:14 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has written to Minister of Defence, Dr Wayne Mapp, to urge the New Zealand Government to suspend its defence ties with the Indonesian military. Since 2007, New Zealand has had a programme of officer exchanges with the ... More >>

NZ Govt Must Ensure War Criminals Face Trial

Friday, 16 November 2007, 2:48 pm | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

Balibo journalists’ deaths: New Zealand Government must ensure war criminals face trial in the wake of Sydney inquest finding. More >>

Call on PM to speak on intimidation of Churches

Wednesday, 1 August 2007, 10:18 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

The Indonesian Human Rights Committee has sent Prime Minister Helen Clark an urgent fax calling on her to take action on the serious intimidation and violence directed at Church leaders in West Papua. Reverend Socratez Sofyan Yoman was threatened with ... More >>

Letter to Clark - re meeting with Indonesian Pres

Thursday, 19 July 2007, 9:29 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

Dear Helen Clark, We note that you will be meeting with the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. We appeal to you to take this important opportunity to raise New Zealand’s concerns about the ongoing human rights crisis in West Papua. More >>

Indonesian military abuses: NZ should cut ties

Thursday, 7 June 2007, 10:02 am | Indonesian Human Rights Committee

Only weeks after New Zealand resumed its defence ties with Indonesia, Indonesian marines shot and killed 5 unarmed demonstrators, including a child, during a land protest in the Pasuran regency of East Java. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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