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West Papua

June 7, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Melanesian & Pacific Solidarity
Radio New Zealand International - June 7, 2019

Vanuatu's Foreign Minister Ralph Reganvanu says the Pacific Islands' Forum needs to be stronger in its stance regarding West Papua.

June 5, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› TNI Defense & Military Operations
Al Jazeera - June 5, 2019

Febriana Firdaus, Wamena, Indonesia – Under the pine trees, a nine-year-old girl is sitting on a blue tarpaulin, rubbing her feet.

May 31, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Radio New Zealand International - May 31, 2019

The Military, Police and the National Commission on Human Rights are investigating the deaths of four people in a shooting during election related violence in Papua.This week it was re

May 30, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Radio New Zealand International - May 30, 2019

Indonesian soldiers shot and killed four people in Papua province during a riot reportedly linked to the recent national elections.

News ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Jakarta Post - May 30, 2019

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The Papua Military Command, the National Police and the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) have launched an investigation into the deaths of four

May 29, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Jakarta Globe - May 29, 2019

Robert Isidorus, Jakarta – Four people were killed and one wounded when a soldier opened fire on a mob of angry supporters of a regional legislative council candidate, who failed to wi

News ›› West Papua ›› Transport & Communication
Jakarta Post - May 29, 2019

Jakarta – Thousands of have signed the petition #TurunkanTiketPapua on change.org to urge Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi to regulate airfares to and from Papua.

May 28, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freeport & MIFEE Food Estate
Jakarta Globe - May 28, 2019

Dion Bisara, Jakarta – Freeport Indonesia, the country's largest gold and copper mining company, will start discussions after Idul Fitri next month with 15 local and foreign banks inte

News ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Jakarta Post - May 28, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel have shot dead four people after supporters of a local legislative candidate stormed the Fayit district office in Asmat regency, Papua.

May 26, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Tabloid JUBI - May 26, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – A resident of Wagete of Deiyai Regency, Papua Province was reportedly shot dead by the police on Tuesday evening, while another resident was seriously injured (

May 24, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Jakarta Post - May 24, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Angry residents in Wagethe in Deiyai regency, Papua, set fire to Tigi Police station on Tuesday, following the shooting of a young man by the police on the same

May 23, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Asia Pacific Report - May 23, 2019

Dan McGarry, Port Vila – During his visit to Port Vila last weekend, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was confronted with questions about West Papua – but he waffled i

May 15, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Radio New Zealand International - May 15, 2019

At least one Indonesian soldier has reportedly been killed by West Papuan rebels during a prolonged shootout on Monday.

May 14, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Jakarta Post - May 14, 2019

Jakarta – At least one Indonesian Military (TNI) officer was killed in a clash with West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) freedom fighters in Nduga regency, Papua, on Monday morn

News ›› West Papua ›› Political Prisoners & Wrongful Imprisonment
Asia Pacific Report - May 14, 2019

RNZ Pacific – Two West Papuans accused of "rebellion" have been sentenced to more than a year in an Indonesian prison.

May 13, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› People & Places
Radio New Zealand International - May 13, 2019

Johnny Blades – Indonesia has lost a significant asset from in its Pacific diplomacy efforts with the recent passing of the West Papuan, Franzalbert Joku.

May 10, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Radio New Zealand International - May 10, 2019

British MPs have urged the government to do more to press Indonesia to stop human rights abuses and violence in Papua.

May 9, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Political Prisoners & Wrongful Imprisonment
Radio New Zealand International - May 9, 2019

A Polish tourist in Indonesia jailed for five years after meeting West Papuan rebels has filed an appeal of his sentence.

May 8, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Radio New Zealand International - May 8, 2019

Indonesian prosecutors have demanded jail sentences for two West Papuans accused of possessing weapons.

May 7, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Antara News - May 7, 2019

Jayapura, Papua – German Ambassador to Indonesia Peter Schoof undertook a visit to Papua Province on Monday for exploring areas for cooperation with Indonesia's easternmost province.

May 6, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Jakarta Post - May 6, 2019

Ivany Atina Arbi and Benny Mawel, Jakarta – The National Liberation Army of West Papua (TPNPB) has lambasted the government for demanding the death penalty for a TPNPB member arrested

May 3, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Political Prisoners & Wrongful Imprisonment
Radio New Zealand International - May 3, 2019

A Polish tourist in Indonesia sentenced to five years jail for meeting West Papuan rebels is maintaining his innocence ahead of an appeal.

May 2, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Political Prisoners & Wrongful Imprisonment
Agence France Presse - May 2, 2019

Wamena, Papua – A Polish man was sentenced to five years in prison for treason on Thursday after meeting with rebels in the restive Indonesian province of Papua.

May 1, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Independence & Self-Determination
Asia Pacific Report - May 1, 2019

Andrew Johnson – Since 2004, a number of university papers have raised the question of genocide in the Pacific territory of West Papua administrated by Indonesia subsequent to a 1962 U

News ›› West Papua ›› May Day
CNN Indonesia - May 1, 2019

Jakarta – A number of people who said they came from the group PT Freeport Striking Workers joined the May Day commemorations in Jakarta today demanding that President Joko "Jokowi" Wi