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January 21, 2022

UCA News - January 21, 2022

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – At least 1,000 students in Indonesia's Papua province held a protest at the local authority office in Yahukimo district demanding members of the police force mov

Benar News - January 21, 2022

Victor Mambor Jayapura – For the second time in four months, the Indonesian military blamed a pro-independence group for a deadly attack in West Papua, although separatist rebels claime

January 20, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - January 20, 2022

Benny Mawel, Jayapura, Jubi – Human rights activist Natalius Pigai said there were ministers of the government of President Joko Widodo who had taken actions outside of their main dutie

January 19, 2022

UCA News - January 19, 2022

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesia's National Commission on Human Rights has called on the government to rein in security forces after recording hundreds of acts of violence committed by

Tabloid JUBI - January 19, 2022

Jubi TV – Peter Prove, the director of International Affairs of the World Council of Churches (WCC), has spoken about the human rights situation in Papua, internationally known as West

Tempo - January 19, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police and TNI Army deployed 1,925 personnel to Papua for the 2022 Cartenz Peace Operation.

January 18, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - January 18, 2022

Alexander Loen, Jayapura, Jubi – A crossfire between armed groups and the Indonesian Military (TNI) and police occurred again in Kiwirok District, Bintang Mountains Regency, Papua on Mo

January 17, 2022

CNN Indonesia - January 17, 2022

Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) recorded 1,182 cases of violence in Papua committed either by the TNI (Indonesian military), Polri (Indonesian police) or the

January 14, 2022

Suara Papua - January 14, 2022

Jayapura – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB) says that a persuasive approach which the state will apply though the security forces in the land of Papua is a tired old tune which

January 13, 2022

UCA News - January 13, 2022

Jakarta – One day in 1969, not long after it was decided Papua was to become part of Indonesia, Yones Douw's family were forced to flee from security forces.

January 12, 2022

Morning Star (UK) - January 12, 2022

West Papuan liberation leader Benny Wenda said today that his provisional government is stepping up the fight for justice and freedom from Indonesian rule this year as he announced the

CNN Indonesia - January 12, 2022

Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPPB-OPM) believes that the Indonesian police's plan to change its security approach in Papua to become more

Tabloid JUBI - January 12, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi – The National Police Headquarters has changed the operation of the Nemangkawi Task Force to the Cartenz Peace Operation, which will start operating at the end of January

January 11, 2022

Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - January 11, 2022

In an article in the Sydney Morning Herald (10 Jan 2022), It was reported that Defence Minister Peter Dutton said that his focus was on "prevailing peace" in the region, and that

Asia Pacific Report - January 11, 2022

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) plans to open a government branch office in the neighbouring Papua New Guinean capital of Port Moresby along with diplomacy offices

New Zealand Herald - January 11, 2022

Maire Leadbeater – In December, Indonesia came in for unusually direct criticism from the UN over its treatment of human rights defenders, especially its treatment of exiled Veronica Ko

January 10, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - January 10, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – A thunderstorm hit Jayapura City and its surrounding areas from Wednesday to Friday, 5-7 January, 2022, causing a number of places in Jayapura to be inundated by floods

Asia News - January 10, 2022

Mathias Hariyadi, Jakarta – At least eight people have died in the heavy floods that have hit Jayapura, capital of the province of Papua, in the far east of the Indonesian archipelago.

Tempo - January 10, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Armed Forces, TNI, has sent two company-level units (SSK) from Kodim 1702 and Yonif 756/WMS to assist the Jayawijaya Police, to reduce clashes between r

January 9, 2022

PNG Attitude - January 9, 2022

Yamin Kogoya, Canberra – The colonial notion of 'civilising primitive Papuans' has distorted Papuan perceptions of the world and themselves.

January 7, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - January 7, 2022

Benny Mawel, Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan People's Petition (PRP), consisting of 113 organizations, has launched on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 its third stage of raising support to rejec

Asia Pacific Report - January 7, 2022

The Papuan People's Petition – "Petisi Rakyat Papua" – has called on the Indonesian government to release detained human rights advocate Victor Yeimo and to revoke the special autonomy

January 6, 2022

UCA News - January 6, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – In the midst of the ongoing conflict in Indonesia's Intan Jaya, the district experiencing the worst violence in Papua, dozens of children have been rescued by a pr

Tabloid JUBI - January 6, 2022

Jubi TV – As many as 113 civil society organizations members of the Papuan People's Petition (PRP) have once again voiced their rejection against the Papua Special Autonomy (Otsus) Law,

January 5, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - January 5, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi – Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen.

Tabloid JUBI - January 5, 2022

Yuliana Lantipo, Timika, Jubi – Lawmaker of the Papuan Legislative Council Feryana Wakerkwa appreciates the performance of the security forces in Sinak District, Puncak Regency, Papua.

January 4, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - January 4, 2022

Theo Kelen, Jayapura, Jubi – The number of active teachers in Papua is very lacking, especially in areas where the population is predominantly Indigenous Papuan.

January 3, 2022

Jakarta Post - January 3, 2022

Dian Septiari – The government is seeking a more integrated approach to its policies in the country's easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua, one that it hopes will improve the w

January 1, 2022

Antara News - January 1, 2022

Ernes BK, Rahmad Nasution, Sorong, W Papua – Six men accused of launching an attack on a military post in Maybrat district, West Papua, on September 2, 2021, which claimed the lives of

Suara Papua - January 1, 2022

Jayapura – West Papua National Committee (KNPB) spokesperson Ones Suhuniap says that the KNPB is committed to continuing the struggle and resistance against Indonesian colonialism by pe

December 29, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 29, 2021

Boven Digoel, Jubi – Oil palm plantation company Tunas Sawa Erma (TSE) Group in collaboration with the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Papua Representative held human r

December 28, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 28, 2021

Adlu Raharusun, Jubi TV – Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen. Andika Perkasa visited West Papua recently. He first visited Manokwari then continued to Sorong.

December 24, 2021

The Independent - December 24, 2021

Craig Harris – West Papua occupies the Indonesian half of New Guinea, the second largest island in the world after Greenland.

December 23, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 23, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Wamena, Jubi – President of the Evangelical Church of Indonesia (GIDI) Dorman Wandikbo has asked all parties to create a peaceful atmosphere as Christmas is near, hoping

December 22, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 22, 2021

Yance Wenda, Jayapura, Jubi – A number of students and family members of Hendrik Lokbere reflected on Sunday night, December 19, 2021, the shooting that killed Lokbere two years ago.

Tabloid JUBI - December 22, 2021

Theo Kelen, Jayapura, Jubi – A total of 476,534 indigenous children in Papua and West Papua provinces do not attend school, says data from the Ministry of Education and Culture and the

December 21, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - December 21, 2021

Kizzy Kalsakau and Jason Abel in Port Vila – The interim President of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) provisional government, Benny Wenda, has condemned Indonesia

December 20, 2021

Agence France-Presse - December 20, 2021

Chris McCall, Yapsi, Papua New Guinea – Wiro Nongganop says he commands a battalion of West Papua independence fighters, but he has no guns, only bows and arrows, and lives in exile in

Tabloid JUBI - December 20, 2021

Alexander Loen, Jayapura, Jubi – The agenda on recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic must also favor the interests and needs of Indigenous Peoples, Ministry of Education and Culture's dir

December 18, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - December 18, 2021

Johnny Blades, RNZ Pacific journalist – Armed conflict in West Papua continues to claim lives, displace tens of thousands of people and cause resentment at Indonesian rule.

December 17, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 17, 2021

Theo Kelen, Jayapura, Jubi – At least 366 elementary school students in Jayapura Regency, Papua cannot read, a recent survey by Wahana Visi Indonesia (WVI) says.

Suara Papua - December 17, 2021

Yance Agapa, Jayapura – Responding to the United Nation's 2021 annual report, Indonesia has launched a criticism of the UN in relation to cases of human rights violations in Papua.

Radio New Zealand - December 17, 2021

The United Nations says Indonesia must immediately drop charges and look into threats, intimidation and reprisals against human rights defender Veronica Koman and her family.

December 14, 2021

Suara Papua - December 14, 2021

Yance Agapa, Jayapura – The Papuan people reject the investigation team formed by the state through the Attorney General's Office (AGO) to investigate alleged gross human rights violati

Tabloid JUBI - December 14, 2021

Theo Kelen, Jayapura, Jubi – In the past ten years, 700,000 hectares of Papua's forests have been damaged, Forest and Plantation Campaign Manager of the Indonesian Forum for the Environ

Radio New Zealand - December 14, 2021

Johnny Blades – Armed conflict in West Papua continues to claim lives, displace tens of thousands of people and cause resentment at Indonesian rule.

December 13, 2021

Mongabay - December 13, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A court in Indonesia has rejected a bid by two palm oil companies to have their permits restored after they were scrapped by local authorities for a litany

Tabloid JUBI - December 13, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura, Jubi – Tens of residents of Kisor Village, South Aifat District, Maybrat Regency who have been displaced since September, returned to their village on December

December 11, 2021

Suara Papua - December 11, 2021

Reiner Brabar, Jayapura – Throughout the leadership of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, the agenda of upholding human rights has not seen any change.

December 10, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 10, 2021

Yuliana Lantipo, Jayapura, Jubi – The Ruang Damai Foundation and the Women's Coalition to Save Papuan Humans held an online discussion titled "Women Can Do Anything" on Wednesday, Decem