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Regional Autonomy & Secessionist Movement

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June 23, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 23, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – The Student Solidarity of the Meepago Region in Jayapura said the Papua expansion plan by the government was an attempt to exploit Papua's natural resources.

June 22, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 22, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi – Commission II of the House of Representatives overseeing home affairs, in a Working Meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, agreed to form a Working Committee for the Deliber

June 16, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 16, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Papua Governor Lukas Enembe invites 29 regents and mayors in Papua Province to be of one mind in maintaining the unity of the Earth of Cenderawasih (Papua).

June 14, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 14, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Anthropology lecturer of the University of Papua I Ngurah Suryawan said a number of major universities in Indonesia have profited from the Papua expansion, as the proce

Tabloid JUBI - June 14, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Head of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation of the Synod of the Evangelical Christian Church in Papua Rev.

June 11, 2022

East Asia Forum - June 11, 2022

Deka Anwar, IPAC – Policymakers in Jakarta are forging ahead with a plan to divide Papua into four provinces despite strong local opposition.

June 6, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 6, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Spokesperson for the Papuan People's Petition (PRP) Jefri Wenda urges the Papuan Legislative Council (DPRP) and the Papuan People's Assembly (MRP) to immediately addres

June 3, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 3, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – The Jayapura City Police deployed its forces this morning to a number of locations where the Papuan People's Petition (PRP) mass protested on Friday, June 3, 2022, clai

May 31, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - May 31, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi TV – The bill on the Establishment of the Southwest Papua Province has secured an endorsement from the House of Representatives Legislative Body (Baleg) on Monday, May 30,

May 30, 2022

The Diplomat - May 30, 2022

Sebastian Strangio – Late last week, the governor of Indonesia's Papua province gave an interview with Reuters in which he cast doubt about the government's controversial plans t

May 27, 2022

Reuters - May 27, 2022

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesia's plan to create new provinces in its impoverished eastern region of Papua has not been adequately discussed with the local population and is unvia

May 25, 2022

Green Left - May 25, 2022

Susan Price – The United Nations International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories runs from May 25-31.

May 23, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - May 23, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi TV – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua urges the government to involve actual, meaningful participation of indigenous Papuans regarding the amendment of Special Autono

May 20, 2022

Antara News - May 20, 2022

Qadri Pratiwi, Uyu Liman, Jayapura, Papua – The Papuan People's Council (MRP) fully supports the central government's plans to establish new autonomous regions (DOB) of South Papua, Cen

CNN Indonesia - May 20, 2022

Jakarta – On Friday May 20 President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo invited political figures from Papua and West Papua provinces to an audience at the Bogor Presidential Palace in Bogor city, We

May 13, 2022

Pembebasan - May 13, 2022

Sahabandi – On Friday May 13, the Greater Jakarta Papua People's Petition Joint Secretariat (PRP Sekber Jabodetabek) and the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) held a pro

May 10, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - May 10, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – A member of the Commission for Government, Politics, Law and Human Rights at the Papua Legislative Council (DPRP), Laurenzus Kadepa, urged the Indonesian government to

May 4, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - May 4, 2022

Jayapura – Data shows that the expansion of a region is highly dependent on the increase in Locally Generated Income (PAD), whose main components are regional taxes and levies.

April 29, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - April 29, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Papuan People's Assembly (MRP) chair Timotius Murib says the government's plan to expand Papua, or form three new provinces, does not necessarily guarantee that the Pap

April 28, 2022

The Interpreter - April 28, 2022

Eduard Lazarus – On 12 April, the Indonesian parliament announced plans to establish three new provinces in West Papua.

April 26, 2022

Kompas.com - April 26, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Papua People's Council (MPR) Chairperson Timotius Murib has questioned a claim by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Menko Polhuk

Antara News - April 26, 2022

Gilang Galiartha, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD pointed out that 82 percent people of Papua and West Papua had agreed

Tabloid JUBI - April 26, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi TV – President Joko Widodo received delegations from the Papuan People's Assembly (MRP) and West Papuan People's Assembly (MRPB) at the Merdeka Palace on Monday, April 25,

April 20, 2022

Jakarta Post - April 20, 2022

The House and the government should postpone the deliberation process for a set of bills that will create three new provinces in Papua otherwise it will further stoke tensions in the re

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 20, 2022

Jakarta – The unanimous House of Representatives' decision to pass a set of bills that will create three new provinces in Papua despite objections on the ground shows yet again that the

April 18, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - April 18, 2022

Jakarta, Jubi TV – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD received the Papuan People's Assembly (MRP) and Amnesty International Indonesia at this off

Tabloid JUBI - April 18, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid said the determination of the Papua Expansion Bill as an Initiative Bill by the House of Representatives

Mongabay - April 18, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – The Indonesian government's plan to administratively split the country's easternmost region of Papua into five provinces, from the current two, has raised

April 12, 2022

Radio New Zealand - April 12, 2022

The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua says the creation of three new provinces in Papua by the Indonesian government is like repeating the management model of Dutch power during the colo

April 9, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 9, 2022

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The House of Representatives has agreed on the bill on the establishment of three new provinces in Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua which will bring the

April 8, 2022

CNN Indonesia - April 8, 2022

Jakarta – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua says that the unilateral creation of three new provinces in Papua by the central government is like repeating the management model of Dutc

Benar News - April 8, 2022

Victor Mambor, Jayapura, Indonesia – Dividing Indonesia's Papua region further could complicate efforts for a peaceful solution to the separatist conflict, after the national parliament

April 7, 2022

Kompas.com - April 7, 2022

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – Indonesia will have three new provinces. Thus, later, Indonesia will have 37 provinces.

April 6, 2022

Antara News - April 6, 2022

Fauzi, Nabil Ihsan, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR RI) working committee on the harmonization of Papua Province Bill has proposed carving four new provinces out of the exis

March 31, 2022

Tribune - March 31, 2022

Hendrik Rewapatara, Jayapura (Tribune-Papua) – A demonstration in Nabire regency against the creation of new special autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua ended in chaos on Thursday March 3

March 16, 2022

UCA News - March 16, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Indonesian police shot dead two Papuans and injured four others during a protest against a proposal to break up the province that turned violent in the easternmost

Australian West Papua Association Statement - March 16, 2022

The Australia West Papua Association condemns the killing of two West Papuan demonstrators in the Yahukimo regency on Tuesday the 15 March 2022.

March 15, 2022

CNN Indonesia - March 15, 2022

Jakarta – Several demonstrators opposing regional decentralisation or new autonomous regions (DOB) in Yahukimo regency, Papua, have died after being shot by police.

March 14, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - March 14, 2022

Benny Mawel, Wamena, Jubi – The Papuan People's Assembly (MRP) has called on the central government and the House of Representatives to not force their will to divide Papua Province int

Tabloid JUBI - March 14, 2022

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan People's Assembly (MRP) on Saturday, March 12, 2022, visited the Office of the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) in Jakarta.

March 11, 2022

UCA News - March 11, 2022

Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indigenous people have stepped up their opposition to an Indonesian government proposal to break up the country's predominantly Christian easternmost Papua regio

March 8, 2022

CNN Indonesia - March 8, 2022

Jakarta – Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) Director Emanuel Gobay says that hundreds of Cendrawasih University (Uncen) students took to the streets on Tuesday March 8 to hold actions op

February 24, 2022

UCA News - February 24, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Indonesia's Catholic leaders have urged the central government to listen to the aspirations of local people in Papua while making plans for new provinces in the ea

February 9, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 9, 2022

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – Papuan activist of the United Liberation Movement For West Papua (ULMWP) Markus Haluk believes that the Indonesian government's policy towards Papua, such

February 8, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 8, 2022

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura, Jubi – Papuan lawmaker Emus Gwijangge said that the resolution to various problems in Papua, especially cases of past human rights violations, was more importa

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 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

January 6, 2022

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,

December 14, 2021

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 14, 2021

Jakarta – The media did not pay much attention to the deliberations and public debates at the House of Representatives on the bill on fiscal relations between the central government and

December 10, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - December 10, 2021

Theo Kelen, Jayapura, Jubi – The central government must trust the regional government to manage the Papua Special Autonomy (Otsus) Fund to build human resources, the economy, and empow