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TAPOL Supports Amungme People's Lawsuit Against Freeport (21 Jul 2009)
TAPOL warmly welcomes the decision of the Papuan Amungme Tribal Council to file a lawsuit against the Indonesian Government, the Coordinating Welfare Minister Aburizal Bakrie and Freeport, the operator of the gold and copper mine, which has been exploiting Papua's natural resources for more than thirty years.

Families question arbitrary arrests (21 Jul 2009)
The Jakarta Post- The families of two Papuan tribal leaders lamented the arrest of Yonas Uamang, 60, and Victor Beanal, 60, which they said violated police procedures and human rights.

More Civilians Arrested in Papua (21 Jul 2009)
TEMPO Interactive Jakarta - More civilians in Timika arrested by Indonesian authority after the shooting incidents near the Freeport mine site last week.

Police arrest eight Mimika residents (20 Jul 2009)
A joint team comprised of members of the Police and the Densus 88 counterterrorism squad arrested Monday eight residents of Mimika for their alleged involvement in recent attacks on U.S-mining firm PT Freeport Indonesia.

Asean to launch human rights body in October (20 Jul 2009)
PHUKET: Asean has proposed to name its human rights body as the Asean Inter Governmental Commission of Human Rights paving the way for Asean leaders to launch the body when they meet in October.