From Amnesty International:
Security forces faced allegations of human rights violations, including the use of unnecessary or excessive force. Arbitrary arrests of peaceful protesters, especially in Papua, occurred throughout the year. The government restricted activities marking the 50th anniversary of the serious human rights violations of 1965-1966. Harassment, intimidation and attacks against religious minorities occurred throughout the country.
According to organization such as Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and Reporters Without Borders, human rights concerns in the Papua region of Indonesia include:
Ms. Gartley and Octo Mote demonstrating on behalf of Filep Karma outside the Indonesian Mission the U.N. in New York in 2012.