Monthly Archives: September 2009

Shocking images of Indonesian military sweeping operations against West Papuan civilians

***WARNING – HIGHLY DISTRESSING MATERIAL***Photographs have emerged of the brutal extrajudicial murder of civilians in Mulia, Puncak Jaya regency during a sweep by a joint Indonesian military (TNI) and BRIMOB police patrol. A brief text message arrived from unknown source … Continue reading

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113 Papuan villagers die of starvation because of Indonesian Government neglect

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from human rights groups working in Yahukimo that since January 2009 till now approximately 113 villagers in Yahukimo, Papua, died of hunger associated with diseases. The harvest failure this year caused … Continue reading

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Indonesia military burn villages around Wamena. People in hiding in jungle. Human rights catastrophe unfurling

Photos have emerged that show the devastation caused by an Indonesian military sweeping operation last week near the village of Bolakme, close to the West Papuan highland town of Wamena. Over 500 Indonesian troops stormed the village, burning down peoples … Continue reading

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