Indonesian police are monitoring the activities of a prominent Papuan figure, including the possibility of treason charges against him for his statement in support of Papuan independenc
November 18, 2022
November 16, 2022
Makassar, Jubi – The Public Prosecutor in the alleged gross human rights violations of Bloody Paniai at the Makassar Court on Monday, November 14, 2022, demanded 10 years of imprisonmen
November 15, 2022
Below is an open letter signed by over 140 organisations and individuals in support of the ULMWP's Green State Vision, which was unveiled last year at COP26.
Enarotali, Jubi – Chaos occurred in Moanemani area in Dogiyai Regency on Saturday, November 12, 2022, following the death of a toddler in a traffic accident in Ikebo Village, Kamuu Dist
Jayapura, Jubi – An advance in the process towards Papua's "Peace Dialogue" with Indonesia occurred in Geneva, Switzerland as the United Liberation Movement for Papua (ULMWP), Indonesia
November 14, 2022
A United Nations human rights review has raised serious concerns about the ongoing political violence in West Papua.
November 13, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's chief security minister Mahfud MD is upbeat about Papuans' security and welfare continuing to get better following the inauguration of new autonomous provi
Jayapura, Jubi – Police dispersed the 22nd commemoration of the assassination of Papua Presidium Council leader Theys Hiyo Eluay held by students at the Jayapura University of Science a
November 11, 2022
Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia criticized the report from the Indonesian government delegation at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Session of the UN Human Rights Council i
The Ministry of Home Affairs today inaugurated three new autonomous regions that formerly formed part of Papua province, raising the number of Indonesian provinces to 37.
November 10, 2022
Aldi Bimantara, Jayapura – A protest action in which Morning Star independence flags were flown by a group of students on the Jayapura Science and Technology University (USTJ) campus in
November 9, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – Head of the Papua Office of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM Papua) Frits Ramandey on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, announced the results of the commiss
November 8, 2022
Paul Gregoire – Fierce West Papuan resistance figure, Filep Karma, was found dead on Jayapura Beach on 1 November under suspicious circumstances.
Wasior, Jubi – Survivors and families of victims of the 2001 Bloody Wasior tragedy in Wondama Bay Regency, West Papua, demanded the government's accountability for the suffering and los
Melalusa Susthira, Nabil Ihsan, Jakarta – Commission II of the House of Representatives (DPR) is targeting to complete the government regulation in lieu of the election law for the newl
Manokwari, Jubi- The West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) warns gold panners throughout Papua to stop their activity, otherwise, the TPNPB says it will kill all those who come to
Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) examined a number of witnesses in the alleged corruption case of the Papua Regional Budget (APBD) that ensnared Pa
A church official in Indonesia's restive Christian-majority Papua region has deplored the killing of a gold miner by an armed criminal group and called for an end to the exploitation of
November 7, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – Director of the Jayapura Legal Aid Institute of the Indonesian Women's Association for Justice (LBH APIK Jayapura) Nur Aida Duwila said a number of legal aid institutio
Jayapura, Jubi – A 7-year-old girl in Intan Jaya Regency, Elpina Dwitau, suffered a gunshot wound during the arrest of suspected members of the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNP
November 6, 2022
Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has noted discrepancies in the chronology presented by the public prosecutor (JPU) and the results of the
November 4, 2022
Makassar, Jubi – The Makassar Human Rights Court continued a hearing on the alleged gross human rights violations of the Bloody Paniai on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
Siktus Harson – After years of prayerful waiting, Catholics in Indonesia's Papua finally have what they want – a bishop from their own ranks.
November 3, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – Papuan pro-independence figure Filep Karma was buried at the Expo Public Cemetery in Jayapura City on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at around 9:30 p.m.
Fikri Harish, Jakarta – A coalition of Papuan activists has formed a team to investigate the death of West Papuan independence activist Filep Karma, who was found dead on Base G Beach,
Jayapura, Jubi – Chairman of the Papua Customary Council (DAP) Extraordinary Congress Version Dominggus Surabut said the council together with a coalition of civil organizations formed
Jakarta (Antara) – Legal attorney for Papua Governor Lukas Enembe, Aloysius Renwarin, said that Lukas Enembe underwent an examination by a team of investigators from the Corruption Erad
November 2, 2022
Ben Doherty – The human rights campaigner Filep Karma – one of West Papua's most famous former political prisoners – has been found dead on a beach in Jayapura, sparking calls for a ful
David Robie – A tragic day of mourning.
Andreas Harsono – Filep Karma, a prominent Papuan activist and former political prisoner, was found dead Monday on a beach in the Papuan city of Jayapura.
Jayapura, Jubi – Spokesperson for the Papua Peace Network (JDP) Cristian Yan Warinussy said the persecution allegedly carried out by Indonesian Military (TNI) soldiers against three chi
Jayapura, Jubi – Free Papua activist Filep Karma passed away at 63 on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
Jonh Roy Purba, Jayapura – The Morning Star independence flag and the flag of the pro-independence West Papua National Committee (KNPB) was flown when the body of West Papua activist Fi
November 1, 2022
Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid is urging the government to investigate the cause of Filep Karma's death.
Victor Mambor and Nazarudin Latif, Jayapura, Indonesia and Jakarta – Filep Karma, a prominent Papuan pro-independence activist and longtime former political prisoner of Indonesia, was f
Jayapura, Jubi – Rahmat Paisei, 14, one of the three children allegedly persecuted by the Indonesian Military (TNI) members has not been able to eat.
October 31, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – Jhon Paisei said that his son, Rahmat Paisei (14) and his two friends, Bastian Bate (13) and Laurents Kaung (11) were tortured using chains, wire reels, and water hoses
October 26, 2022
Sentani, Jubi – Secretary-General of the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) Rukka Sombolinggi has called on all indigenous peoples in the archipelago to rise up and u
One of the eight West Papuan activists who raised the banned Morning Star flag last December has died.
Jayapura, Jubi – The Papua Customary Council (DAP) recommended a number of important points in one of the Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago Congress' (KMAN VI) workshops in Enggros
October 25, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – One of the eight activists who raised the Morning Star flag at Cenderawasih Sport Center on December 1, 2021, Zode Hilapok, died after being treated at the Yowari Regio
Indonesian police have arrested Buchtar Tabuni, one of West Papua's most important liberation leaders, and other United Liberation Movement for West Papua ministers, the movement report
Jayapura, Jubi – The spokesperson for the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), Ones Suhuniap, questioned why the police searched the house of KNPB activist Stevanus Itlay in Sentani, t
October 24, 2022
Sentani, Jubi – Chairman of the sixth Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago Congress (KMAN VI) Estobio Rero Renggi said the congress' opening ceremony to be held in Tanah Tabi, Jayapura
Jayapura, Jubi – General Manager of Papua and West Papua Unit of State-owned electricity company PLN Budiono revealed there were still at least 199 villages in Papua and West Papua unto
October 22, 2022
Makassar, Jubi – The continued trial of the Bloody Paniai human rights violation in Makassar, presented three expert witnesses on Monday, October 17, 2022.
October 21, 2022
Indonesian police have arrested Buchtar Tabuni, one of West Papua's most important liberation leaders, along with three other United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) ministers
London – "Reports of intensified violence...
October 20, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – The Manokwari Institute for Research, Assessment and Development of Legal Aid (LP3BH Manokwari) on October 17 and 18, 2022 met with survivors, families of victims, and
October 19, 2022
Ali MC, Melbourne, Australia – Australia says it will continue to provide military training, conduct joint exercises and export weapons to Indonesia despite increased violence and alleg