Antara, Jakarta – Some 16 native Papuans suffered arrow wounds in a tribal clash erupting in Jayawijaya District's area, Papua, on Thursday and Friday, but a public hospital's local doc
September 13, 2020
Jayapura, Jubi – A number of youths, students, and Papuan and non-Papuan communities held a peace rally on Thursday (10/9/2020) to decline the Special Autonomy phase II in Papua.
September 9, 2020
Arjuna Pademme, Makassar, Jubi – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) Papua stated the office received a number of reports on human rights violations that allegedly invo
September 6, 2020
Jayapura, Jubi – Freeport Indonesia workers held a protest for the second time in Mile 72 that connecting Tembagapura and Freeport mining area on Wednesday (2/9/2020) demanding the corp
Semarang, Jubi – Adriana Elizabeth, a senior researcher at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the Coordinator for the Papua Peace Network in Jakarta, said Jubi always be th
September 2, 2020
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indigenous rights activists have welcomed the cancellation of an oil palm plantation permit on Indigenous land in Indonesia's Papua region.
September 1, 2020
Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia has called for a thorough investigation into the recent death of 21-year-old George Karel Rumbino in the custody of the Sorong Ci
Jakarta – North Jayapura Community Health Center (Puskesmas) in Jayapura, Papua, has reopened its doors to provide medical services for the public despite being understaffed since a num
Susan Price – August marked one year since the racist attacks on West Papuan students in Surabaya that sparked a new West Papuan uprising.
August 31, 2020
Makassar, Jubi – Dandhy Dwi Laksono, a journalist who travelled around Indonesia in the Indonesia Biru Expedition in 2015, stated that the doctrine on the Unitary State of the Republic
Timika – Operations have resumed at the world's biggest gold mine in Indonesia, the company that runs it said Saturday, after workers blocked access to the site in protest at being stop
A protest demanding an easing of a Covid-19 lockdown at the Grasberg gold and copper mine in Papua ended last Friday.
August 28, 2020
Agustinus Beo Da Cost, Jakarta – Workers at Indonesia's Grasberg gold and copper mine on Friday ended a protest demanding an easing of a coronavirus lockdown at the mine operated by a l
August 26, 2020
Jakarta – Papuan Traditional Council (DAP) Second Secretary John Gobay is asking President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to quickly issue a government regulation on the mechanisms for establishi
Jakarta – Gold and copper miner PT Freeport Indonesia has agreed to meet the demands of its employees at the Grasberg complex in Tembagapura, Papua, after more than 1,000 workers blocke
Herlambang P Wiratraman – In mid-August, the government acknowledged that it has asked Indonesian human rights activist Veronica Koman to return Rp 774 million (A$73,400) in scholarship
August 25, 2020
A group of West Papuan political prisoners just released from jail have paid tribute to a human rights lawyer who died last week.
August 24, 2020
Timika, Indonesia – More than 1,000 Indonesian workers blocked access to the world's biggest gold mine on Monday in protest at a company move to shut down visits to their families over
August 20, 2020
Charles Maniani, Jayapura – On Wednesday August 19, officers from the Abepura sectoral police (Polsek) forcibly broke up a Papuan People's Solidarity action collecting funds to provide
August 19, 2020
Jayapura, Jubi – Abepura Sector Police of Jayapura Municipality dispersed fundraising activity by Papuan Student Solidarity for Veronica Koman in Jayapura City this month.
Victor Mambor, Jayapura, Papua – Musa Heselo, a resident of Jayapura, Papua, was not aware that he had frequently been discriminated against on the basis of his race.
August 18, 2020
David Robie – The silence from Facebook is deafening and disturbing.
Jakarta – Hundreds of Papuan students from the East Java cities of Malang and Surabaya held an action on Tuesday August 18 commemorating the racist incident that befell them one year ag
August 17, 2020
Mong Palatino – Arbi Nur was one of four students who were expelled from Khairun University in Indonesia after they joined a protest in December 2019 supportive of Papua, Indonesia's la