Joint declaration from international progressive media projects condemning the detention and torture of two ‘New Frame’ journalists in eSwatini while they were covering the protests there
As demands for the release of Papuan pro-independence activist Victor Yeimo grow in Indonesia, protesters are facing repression and mass arrests. Yeimo, general secretary of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), was arrested earlier this month for his role in the anti-racism protests of 2019.
Victor Yeimo, a pro-independence leader, was arrested under charges of treason earlier this month for his role in the anti-racism Papuan protests of 2019. Civil society groups and West Papuan activists have been demanding his release ever since
On May 21, protests were held in different parts of Indonesia to demand the release of recently arrested activists
A study by Stanford University reported 134 instances of network shutdowns or digital sieges in India in 2018 alone and over a 100 sieges in 2017.