International Scrutiny Will Improve Indonesia’s Human Rights: Activist (8 Jan 2013)
Jakarta Globe - Indonesia will pay more attention to human rights violations this year because the United Nations will assess the country’s commitment in protecting civil and political rights, the Human Rights Working Group has predicted.

Victor Yeimo: 22 Members of KNPB killed in 2012 (3 Jan 2013)
West Papua Media Alerts - In 2012 Indonesian security forces murdered twenty-two activists from the West Papuan National Committee (KNPB) and a further fifty-five are behind bars, some of whom are also on a search list from the regional Papuan police.

New Year’s Day Shooting Injures One in Papua (2 Jan 2013)
Jakarta Globe - An unidentified gunman shot and wounded a man not far from the Papua Police headquarters on the first day of the new year, residents here said.

Seven Papuan fisherman shot by the TNI (28 Dec 2012)
Bintang Papua - Seven Papuan fisherman were shot by members of the TNI (Indonesian army) near Pulau Papan district, Misol Perairan Raja Apat, West Papua. It is not clear why they were shot, but one TNI soldier is now being questioned by POM, the military police in Puncak Rafidin.

Violence and intimidation of journalists in Papua in 2012 (27 Dec 2012)
Tabloid Jubi - The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has recorded twelve cases of violence and intimidation against journalists Papua during 2012,which is a significant increase as compared with 2011, when there were seven cases.