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Tatchell arrested - A Statement from Peter Tatchell Foundation forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (2 Nov 2012)
AHRC - The State Visit to the UK of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has been beset by protests against his government’s human rights abuses in West Papua, Aceh and the Moluccas. On Wednesday police arrested human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell when he unfurled a West Papuan flag as the Indonesian President’s limousine departed Westminster Abbey in central London.

Human Rights Activist Arrested for Unfurling Morning Star Flag Near SBY (1 Nov 2012)
Jakarta Globe - Police in London detained Peter Tatchell, an Australian-born human rights activist, on Wednesday after he unfurled the West Papuan Morning Star flag as Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s limousine departed from Westminster Abbey.

SBY off to UK (30 Oct 2012)
Jakarta Post - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, First Lady Ani Yudhoyono and a number of Cabinet members have left for London to pay a state visit at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II.

KontraS reports on continuing deaths and injuries in Papua (29 Oct 2012)
JUBI - KontraS, the Commission for the Disappeared and Victims of Violence has drawn the conclusion that from January to October this year, 107 people have been injured as a result of acts of violence.

Warinussy: Poor Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Indonesia (26 Oct 2012)
Yan Christian Warinussy on West Papua Media Alerts - The Government of Indonesia is lacking political commitment and has failed to take a clear stand in providing a safe, comfortable working environment for human rights defenders in Indonesia. They are not protected while carrying out their professional activities in various areas in Indonesia, particularly in conflict areas such as the Land of Papua (Papua and West Papua).