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West Papua

November 8, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Jakarta – The plan to divide the province of Papua by establishing a new province in the southern part proves the inability of the central government to understand the roots of the pro

News ›› West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Asia Pacific Report - November 8, 2019

Moale James, Pacific Media Watch – "West Papuans are being denied their basic human rights... Human beings have a right to freedom. Freedom to be treated fairly like a human being.

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Papuan People's Assembly chairman Timotius Murib said on Wednesday that the assembly had rejected the government's plan to create two more provinces in the coun

November 7, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Melanesian & Pacific Solidarity
Pina - November 7, 2019

Papua New Guinea Opposition leader Belden Namah has called on Prime Minister James Marape to take Indonesian atrocities in Papua and repeated border violations to the United Nations an

November 6, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Jakarta Post - November 6, 2019

Septinus George Saa, Birmingham, UK – In its second term, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's government should learn crucial lessons from the political actions taken in Papua and in the

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

Jakarta – Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD has called on the public to beware of political propaganda aimed at inciting riots during commemorations

News ›› West Papua ›› Deforestation & Forest Fires
Radio New Zealand - November 6, 2019

Johnny Blades – A controversial land sale in New Zealand has met with disapproval from the West Papua solidarity movement.

November 4, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
CNN Indonesia - November 4, 2019

Jakarta – The 2019 Press Freedom Index in Papua is still in the lowest position out of Indonesia's 34 provinces.

News ›› West Papua ›› Population & Migration
Radio New Zealand - November 4, 2019

A new report alleges officials across Indonesia's West Papua have inflated population figures for personal gain.

October 30, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - October 30, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia is ready to establish a new province called South Papua in the country's easternmost territory, which is currently divided into the two provincial administrations o

News ›› West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Jakarta Post Editorial - October 30, 2019

Jakarta – In a show of his care for Papua, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited the easternmost territory Monday for his first outing since assuming office for his second term on Oct

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
KBR - October 30, 2019

Wahyu Setiawan, Valda Kustarini, Jakarta – Amnesty International believes that resolving cases of human rights violations in Papua is more important than creating a new province.

October 29, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Peace Talks & Dialogue with Jakarta
Tempo - October 29, 2019

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Director executive of Lokataru Foundation Mufti Makarim opined that the government was still focusing on implementing the economic and infrastructure-based appr

News ›› West Papua ›› Political Prisoners & Wrongful Imprisonment
Radio New Zealand - October 29, 2019

An international lawyers group has called on Indonesia to free West Papuan prisoners held for peaceful expression of their political views.

Statements ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
United Liberation Movement for West Papua Statement - October 29, 2019

President Jokowi has made another trip to West Papua, treating it as a holiday home whilst the Indonesian military kill and torture us like animals.

News ›› West Papua ›› Governance & Public Policy
Tempo - October 29, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD asserts that he will focus on cultural and humanitarian approach – without eliminating other a

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Globe - October 29, 2019

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Monday that he would consider a proposal for the establishment of a new province in the mountainous central part of Pa

News ›› West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Tempo - October 29, 2019

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – A researcher of Papuan studies at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Aisah Putri Budiarti, assessed an approach based on infrastructure often implemen

October 28, 2019

News ›› West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Jakarta Post - October 28, 2019

Victor Mambor and Syofiardi Bachyul, Jayawijaya, Papua – In Wamena in Papua's Jayawijaya regency there is a customary belief that women and children are innocent, that's why the men ha

News ›› West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Jakarta Post - October 28, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jayapura – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated the 732-meter Youtefa Bridge in Jayapura, Papua on Monday on the last leg of his three-day trip to Papua a

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Benar News - October 28, 2019

Victor Mambor Jayapura – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited Papua province Monday to inspect destruction from an anti-Jakarta riot that killed dozens of people last mont

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - October 28, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Papua Police Chief Insp. Gen. Paulus Waterpauw said that Wamena refugees were ready to welcome and have a dialogue with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo today, Oct.

News ›› West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Reuters - October 28, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo will officially open a new $128 million bridge in Papua on Monday amid a renewed pledge to develop one of the country's poorest regions, whic

News ›› West Papua ›› Youth & Student Activism
CNN Indonesia - October 28, 2019

Surabaya – A protest action by the United People's Struggle Alliance (APPR) to commemorate Youth Pledge Day at the East Timor governor's office in the provincial capital of Surabaya wa

News ›› West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Jakarta Post - October 28, 2019

Jakarta – On the last day of his three-day visit to the country's easternmost regions, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited Wouma Market in Wamena, Jayawijaya regency, Papua and prom