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June 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 8, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Army Chief of Staff General Maruli Simanjuntak said that the Indonesian Military's (TNI) decision to revert to the original term "OPM" (Free Papua Movement) from "arme

June 7, 2024

Tempo - June 7, 2024

Ni Kadek Trisna Cintya Dewi, Jakarta – The African Swine Fever (ASF) virus has been detected in pigs in Indonesia.

Human Rights Monitor - June 7, 2024

The local Government of Sorong Selatan Regency has officially recognized the indigenous peoples and customary territories of four sub-tribes in Konda District through a Regent Decree.

Mongabay - June 7, 2024

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A campaign calling for the protection of Indigenous peoples' customary forests in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua has gone viral, with the campaign

Suara Papua - June 7, 2024

Jayapura – Solidarity and support against the expropriation and destruction of customary forests in the land of Papua is broadening, with several groups, including soccer players joinin

Antara News - June 7, 2024

Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo urged the Defense Forces (TNI) and the National Police (Polri) to catch members of the Armed Criminal Group (KKB)

Human Rights Monitor - June 7, 2024

Indigenous communities in Kapiraya district, Deiyai Regency, Papua Tengah (Central Papua) Province, are actively protesting the operations of PT Zoomlion, a Chinese company, which enter

June 6, 2024

Tempo - June 6, 2024

Intan Setiawanty, Jakarta – The 'All Eyes on Papua' campaign has been trending on social media amid rampant land confiscation from indigenous peoples in Papua.

June 5, 2024

Benar News - June 5, 2024

Victor Mambor, Jayapura, Indonesia – Indonesia is going ahead with a project to convert millions of acres in Papua into a gigantic sugarcane plantation so the restive region can become

Tempo - June 5, 2024

Novali Panji Nugroho, Jakarta – Executive Director of the International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development or INFID, Iwan Misthohizzaman, stated that clearing customary forests in Papu

Jakarta Globe - June 5, 2024

Antara, Bekasi – Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency (ATR/BPN), Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono, has assured that the government will not harm lo

Agence France-Presse - June 5, 2024

A campaign seeking to drive support for Indigenous tribes fighting palm oil plantations in eastern Indonesia is spreading widely online after taking inspiration from an AI-generated ima

Jakarta Globe - June 5, 2024

Sevianto Pakiding, Timika – Authorities have arrested an army deserter and a civilian for allegedly selling firearms to rebel groups in Papua, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

June 4, 2024

Tempo - June 4, 2024

Defara Dhanya, Jakarta – The regional police chief of Papua, Mathius Derek Fakhiri, warned investors not to violate the rights of Papua's indigenous people.

Tempo - June 4, 2024

Defara Dhanya Paramitha, Jakarta – Amid the recent 'All Eyes on Rafah' campaign, a similar movement 'All Eyes on Papua' gains momentum on social media, calling for Indonesian people's a

June 3, 2024

Suara Papua - June 3, 2024

Reiner Brabar, Sorong – Customary forests that have been a source of livelihood for the Awyu tribe in Boven Digoel regency, South Papua, and the Moi Tribe in Sorong regency, West Papua,

Suara Papua - June 3, 2024

Jayapura – The Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (PPT), which was established in 1979 based on the Universal Declaration of People's Rights, and in accordance with United Nations statutes, ha

Asia today - June 3, 2024

Jakarta – The social media scene in Indonesia in the last few days has been filled with uploads of posters reading "All Eyes on Papua".

May 31, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - May 31, 2024

AKBP Bayu Suseno stated on 11 May 2024, that on that date at approximately 10:40 am, the Cartenz Peace Operations Task Force arrested a suspect believed to be responsible for the murder

May 30, 2024

VOI - May 30, 2024

Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Hadi Tjahjanto said there are three provinces in Tanah Papua that are prone to security disturbances during the regional

May 29, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - May 29, 2024

The arrest of Peni Petrus Pekei, also known as Petrus Pekei, by the Cartenz Peace Operation Task Force Cartenz and the Dogiyai Police on 17 May 2024, has sparked controversy in Paniai,

May 28, 2024

Al Jazeera - May 28, 2024

Indigenous activists from the Indonesian province of West Papua have held traditional ceremonies outside the country's Supreme Court in Jakarta calling for their traditional land and fo

May 27, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - May 27, 2024

Indonesia, West Papua – Intensified armed clashes between Indonesian security forces and members of the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) in the Paniai since early May 2024 re

Human Rights Monitor - May 27, 2024

Indonesia, West Papua – Reports received indicate that four students were injured by the police and one was arrested during a horizontal tribal conflict in Nabire, Papua Tengah Province

May 26, 2024

Asia Pacific Report - May 26, 2024

A West Papuan independence group has condemned French "modern-day colonialism in action" in Kanaky New Caledonia and urged indigenous leaders to "fight on".

May 23, 2024

Human Rights Monitor - May 23, 2024

Residents of Sugapa district in Intan Jaya Regency, Papua Tengah Province, are demanding the removal of military and police posts from their communities due to the dangers they pose to

News ›› West Papua ›› May Day
Human Rights Monitor - May 23, 2024

On 1 May, eight civil society organisations forming the Papuan People's Front (FRP) indeed held a peaceful demonstration in Manokwari.

May 22, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 22, 2024

Sevianto Pakiding, Meirto Tangkepayung, Paniai – An armed criminal group (KKB) member by the name of Basoka Lawiya, also known as Masyarakat Kogoya, was killed in a shootout with joint

Asia Pacific Report - May 22, 2024

A New Zealand solidarity action group has called on the New Zealand government to back indigenous independence calls in the Pacific and press both France to grant Kanaks sovereignty and

May 21, 2024

Antara News - May 21, 2024

Jayapura, Papua – The Jayapura/1701 Military Command (Kodim) is building a comfortable public toilet in Naira Village, located 133 km from Jayapura, Papua Province's capital, to help lo

May 20, 2024

Suara Papua - May 20, 2024

Jayapura – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB), based on its organisational mechanisms, held its 6th Leadership Meeting (Rapim) at Port Numbay in Jayapura, Papua, between May 13 an

May 18, 2024

Antara News - May 18, 2024

Kumurkek, SW Papua – Some 29 former members of the separatist group Free Papua Movement (OPM) operating in Southwest Papua have sworn allegiance to the Unitary State of the Republic of

May 14, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 14, 2024

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – President-Elect Prabowo Subianto looked somewhat agitated when questioned about alleged human rights abuses by the Indonesian Military in Papua during an excl

May 12, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 12, 2024

Meirto Tangkepayung, Jayapura – A suspected Papuan rebel was apprehended on Saturday on charges of murdering a middle-ranking army officer, with police stating that he was found in poss

Jakarta Globe - May 12, 2024

Sevianto Pakiding, Timika, Papua – A suspected Papuan rebel was charged with premeditated murder on Sunday for his alleged role in the fatal shooting of a middle-ranking military office

May 11, 2024

Suara Papua - May 11, 2024

Jayapura – The Papuan people reject a plan by the acting Jayapura regent Purnomo Triwarno to move the grave of Papuan independence leader and national hero Dortheys Hiyo Eluay.

May 10, 2024

Tempo - May 10, 2024

Ikhsan Reliubun, Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Movement (TPNPB OPM) said the Indonesian Military (TNI) conducted a brutal and massive aerial attack on res

United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) News - May 10, 2024

A new Scottish chapter of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua (IPWP) launched yesterday (10th May 2024) at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.

Tempo - May 10, 2024

Han Revanda Putra, Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Movement (TPNPB OPM) asked the Indonesian government to open access for human rights agencies, both natio

May 8, 2024

Benar News - May 8, 2024

Arie Firdaus, Jakarta – Indonesia's Defense Ministry said Wednesday it had requested a bigger budget to buy high-tech weapons that can "detect or retaliate" against separatist rebels in

CNN Indonesia - May 8, 2024

Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the police to release a number of high-school students who were arrested for wearing Morning Star independence flag attributes during

May 2, 2024

Radio New Zealand - May 2, 2024

Australia says it "unreservedly recognises Indonesia's territorial integrity and sovereignty over the Papua provinces" in response to a letter accusing it of betrayal, but it also "cond

Suara Papua - May 2, 2024

Elisa Sekenyap, Jayapura – A peaceful demonstration by Papuan students in the Balinese provincial capital of Denpasar on Wednesday May 1 to commemorate the day Papua was annexed into th

Asia Pacific Report - May 2, 2024

A West Papuan resistance leader has condemned the United Nations role in allowing Indonesia to "integrate" the Melanesian Pacific region in what is claimed to be an "egregious act of in

Jakarta Globe - May 2, 2024

Meirto Tangkepayung, Intan Jaya, Papua – The Papua Police have initiated the deployment of reinforcements to Intan Jaya regency in response to escalated attacks by rebel groups targetin

May 1, 2024

Suara Papua - May 1, 2024

Jayapura – Eight civil society organisations from the Papuan People's Front (FRP) held a peaceful demonstration on Jalan Gunung Fanindi in Manokwari, West Papua province, on Wednesday t

Suara Papua - May 1, 2024

Jayapura – The West Papua National Committee (KNPB), the All Indonesia Papuan Central Highlands Indonesian Student Association (AMPTPI), the Papua Indonesia High School and University S

Jakarta Globe - May 1, 2024

Mita Amalia Hapsari, Jakarta – The government is set to unveil two food warehouses with a capacity of approximately 100 tons each later this year, a senior official said on Tuesday.

April 30, 2024

Kompas.com - April 30, 2024

Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid is of the view that the change in the nomenclature used for Armed Criminal Groups (KKB) in Papua t

Jakarta Globe - April 30, 2024

Sevianto Pakiding, Intan Jaya – An armed criminal group (KKB) launched an attack on the Homeyo Police Station in Pogapa Village, Homeyo District, Intan Jaya Regency, Papua, on Tuesday a