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January 13, 2020

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Antara News - January 13, 2020

Evarianus S, Rahmad Nasution, Timika, Papua – Papua Police Chief Inspector General Paulus Waterpauw warned his men against getting involved in arms trafficking activities with the arme

News ›› West Papua ›› Police & Law Enforcement
Jakarta Post - January 13, 2020

Jakarta – The police are reinforcing five newly formed regional police units in five regencies of the restive Papua province, which has been rocked by unrest over the past few months.

News ›› West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Jakarta Globe - January 13, 2020

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Judges at the Central Jakarta District Court postponed a court session during a trial for six Papuan rights activists accused of treason on Monday since two o

News ›› West Papua ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Griffith Asia Institute - January 13, 2020

Tarcisius Kabutaulaka – In July 2019, at the inaugural Indonesian Exposition held in Auckland, New Zealand, Indonesia launched its 'Pacific Elevation', laying claim to a Pacific island

News ›› West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
CNN Indonesia - January 13, 2020

Jakarta – The panel of judges at the Central Jakarta District Court has postponed a hearing scheduled to hear a rebottle by the prosecution against a demurrer by the lawyers representi

January 8, 2020

News ›› West Papua ›› New York Agreement & 1969 Referendum
Jakarta Post - January 8, 2020

Jakarta – The Constitutional Court rejected on Monday a petition for a judicial review of several articles of Law No.

News ›› West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Reuters - January 8, 2020

Tom Allard and Jack Stubbs, Jakarta/London – As Indonesia celebrated its National Heroes' Day last year, official military social media accounts lavished praise on Corporal Yunanto Nug

January 7, 2020

News ›› West Papua ›› Protests & Popular Resistance
Internationalist Notebook - January 7, 2020

Sam King – Racist mobs and Indonesian police harassed and raided West Papuan student accommodation in the Indonesian cities of Surabaya, Malang and Semarang in August this year in an a

News ›› West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Tempo - January 7, 2020

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – One of the lawyers representing six Papua activists being tried for treason, Annisa Rizky, says that her clients are being criminalised for excursing the

News ›› West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
CNN Indonesia - January 7, 2020

Jakarta – Papuan activists Anes Dano Tabuni has insisted that he will wear a penis gourd (koteka) during court hearings on charges of treason and criminal conspiracy at the Central Jak

January 6, 2020

News ›› West Papua ›› New York Agreement & 1969 Referendum
CNN Indonesia - January 6, 2020

Jakarta – The Constitutional Court (MK) has rejected a judicial review of Law Number 12/1969 on the Formation of the West Irian (Papua) Autonomous Province and Autonomous Regencies in

News ›› West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
CNN Indonesia - January 6, 2020

Jakarta – The legal team representing Surya Anta Ginting and three other Papua defendants charged with treason and criminal conspiracy submitted a demurrer (eksepsi) or note of objecti

January 1, 2020

News ›› West Papua ›› Militarism & Security Approach
Tempo - January 1, 2020

Jakarta – The government should prioritize dialog instead of using a security approach in seeking solution to the Papuan problem.

December 31, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› History & Anthropology
News Room - December 31, 2019

Dr Mark Busse and Sophie Faber – West Papua has been in the media more than usual over the last six months, with stories about indigenous protests against racism and repression, demand

December 30, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Antara News - December 30, 2019

Evarukdijati and Genta Tenri Mawan, Jayapura, Papua – A joint task force of Papua Police and military launched a manhunt for an armed Papuan group at the Indonesia-Papua New Guinea bor

December 29, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Tempo - December 29, 2019

Antara, Jakarta – The Papua Police recorded that, during 2019, there were 23 shooting incidents involving the armed Papuan groups that claimed the lives of 10 members of the Indonesian

December 27, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Armed Forces & Military Operations
Jakarta Globe - December 27, 2019

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mahfud M.D.

News ›› West Papua ›› Freeport & MIFEE Food Estate
Tempo - December 27, 2019

Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military or TNI and PT Freeport Indonesia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the security of the mining giant in Timika, Papua.

December 25, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Islands Business - December 25, 2019

Nic Maclellan – Yudha Korwa was just 17 years old when he was attacked by Indonesian soldiers during the Biak massacre on 6 July 1998.

December 24, 2019

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
United Liberation Movement for West Papua Statement - December 24, 2019

Twenty-nineteen has been the worst year on record for the people of West Papua. They cannot enjoy their Christmas this year.

December 23, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Radio New Zealand - December 23, 2019

Gunmen opened fire on a small commercial plane as it landed in Indonesia's Papua on Saturday.

December 20, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Associated Press - December 20, 2019

Jakarta – Five Papuan pro-independence students and a rights activist went on trial Thursday on charges of treason after waving morning star flags that are a separatist symbol during a

News ›› West Papua ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Sydney Morning Herald - December 20, 2019

Ben Bohane – For decades, Papua New Guinean troops say they have watched as Indonesian forces violated PNG sovereignty "up to a dozen times per year".

December 19, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› International Solidarity
ABC News - December 19, 2019

Erwin Renaldi and Tasha Wibawa – The West Papuan Morning Star flag has been a point of contention across Indonesia for decades.

News ›› West Papua ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Globe - December 19, 2019

Beritasatu, Jakarta – Members of militant group Jemaah Ansharut Daulah have tried to go into hiding in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua, police said on Thursday following the