Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia Human Rights Committee’

New footage of West Papua massacre

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Last December four unarmed West Papua teenagers were killed and 17 more West Papua people were injured when the Indonesian army and police opened fire on a group of peaceful protestors in Paniai. They had gathered to protest an earlier incident of violence by the Indonesian security forces. A  four-minute video, shot by citizen journalists and Read more

NZDF hosted Indonesian Kopassus Officer on 6 month course

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Last year The New Zealand Defence Force hosted a Kopassus officer, Major Edwin Sumanta at its six month Staff and Command training course. The Komando Pasukan Khusus (Kopassus) is Indonesia’s Special Forces Command. Formed in 1952 in the wake of Indonesian independence from the Dutch, Kopassus conducts special operations missions, including intelligence gathering, counter-terrorism, deep Read more