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Indonesia: 7 Papuan activists jailed for anti-racism protest

, Index number: ASA 21/2526/2020

On 17 June 2020, seven Papuan activists were convicted of treason (makar) and sentenced to between ten and 11 months in prison for their role in an anti-racism demonstration in August 2019. Imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising their human rights to expression and peaceful assembly, they are considered prisoners of conscience and must be immediately and unconditionally released.

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