2019-03-15 – OHCHR SP Joint Submission – Indigenous Peoples and IDPs of Nduga

To: The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP’s), the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

CC: The Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, the Special Rapporteur on Minority issues and the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and related intolerance

Indonesia: Security force operations in the regency of Nduga cause the displacement of thousands of indigenous peoples

Issues: internally displacement, right to food, indigenous peoples rights, minority issues, right to health, right to education, racism

the International Coalition for Papua (ICP), the Evangelical Christian Church in the Land of Papua (GKI-TP), the Foundation for Justice and Integrity of the Papuan People (YKKMP), Papuan Tabernacle Church (KINGMI Papua), Geneva for Human Rights (GHR), Franciscans International (FI), TAPOL, Vivat International and the World Council of Churches have received credible information on the situation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in various regencies of Papua province, Indonesia.