Indonesia continues to struggle with a legacy of mass human rights violations.  The country has long been involved in state-sponsored community violence, compounded by rights violations by security forces, religious extremists, and big business ventures competing for natural resources.  In the context of impunity, Indonesia struggles to resolve the root causes of conflict, making it vulnerable to social divisions and violence.  Despite this, it has increasingly backed away from commitments to accounting for past mass violations, and continues to respond to unrest with torture and violence.

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Pocketbook “Indigenous Women Protecting the Forest”

4 months ago – In the period between November 2019 and February 2020, a total of 100 indigenous women in five locations — Boven Digoel and Unurum Guay Districts, Jayapura District in Papua Province;…

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The Act of Living

A Photo Exhibition of Women Survivors of Indonesia’s Violence in 1965.