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Regional Autonomy & Separatism

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July 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 27, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – A group of 57 Catholic priests from across Papua Island have demanded that the government put a stop to the "forced continuation of special autonomy [Ot

July 23, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - July 23, 2020

Engelbert Wally, Sentani – Papua should become a sovereign territory following the end of the autonomy policy era. The claim has aligned with the wishes of the people of Papua.

July 15, 2020

Arah Juang - July 15, 2020

On Tuesday July 15 a protest action against Papuan Special Autonomy (Otsus) Chapter II was held at the zero kilometre point in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta.

July 14, 2020

CNN Indonesia - July 14, 2020

Jakarta – Papuan students from the Action Committee Against Special Autonomy demonstrated in front of the Home Affairs Ministry offices in Jakarta on Tuesday July 14 against Special Au

July 8, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - July 8, 2020

Abeth You, Jayapura – West Papua Liberation Army Division II Paniai published a statement to decline the extension of Special Autonomy in Papua.

July 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 7, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Sixteen groups in Papua have voiced opposition over the potential continuation of its special autonomy (Otsus) status, with the transfer of Otsus funds from th

July 5, 2020

Suara Papua - July 5, 2020

The following is a translation of a press release by 17 West Papuan organisations that have launched a Papuan People's Petition (Petisi Rakyat Papua) to oppose the government's discuss

June 15, 2020

Antara News - June 15, 2020

Ernes Kakisina, Fardah, Sorong, W Papua – Michael Manufandu, a senior official of Papua, opined that the special autonomy status granted to Papua and West Papua has heralded significan

March 18, 2020

Radio New Zealand - March 18, 2020

An academic from West Papua says Indonesian plans to further divide up the region will only enhance dependency on Jakarta.

March 12, 2020

Jakarta Globe - March 12, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Indonesia's chief security minister Mahfud M.D.

March 1, 2020

Antara News - March 1, 2020

Imam B, Rahmad Nasution, Wamena, Papua – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo said he urges the government and House of Representatives (DPR) to extend the spe

February 26, 2020

Jakarta Globe - February 26, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Indonesia's chief security minister has confirmed the renewal of a presidential instruction, or Inpres, to authorize further development in Papua – the country

February 25, 2020

Tempo - February 25, 2020

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud Md said the government was preparing a legal instrument related to the handling of Papua

February 20, 2020

The Conversation - February 20, 2020

Asmiati Malik – The Indonesian government plans to evaluate the efficacy of special funds for Papua.

November 14, 2019

Jakarta Globe - November 14, 2019

Carlos Ky Paath, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has asked regional governments to stop issuing too many local regulations and told his ministries to cull at least ten regulat

November 8, 2019

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

October 30, 2019

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

October 29, 2019

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

October 13, 2019

Antara News - October 13, 2019

Agus Salim, Suwanti, Jakarta – Indonesia's central government, along with the Papua provincial government, will conduct an evaluation of the policy and implementation of Papua's specia

October 11, 2019

Tempo - October 11, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has stated the central and the regional governments will evaluate the policy and the implementation of the special autonomy (otsus) of

September 10, 2019

Tempo - September 10, 2019

Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has agreed on the provincial division (pemekaran) in Papua and West Papua as requested by Papuan figures during a meeting in the S

July 24, 2019

Jakarta Post - July 24, 2019

Jakarta – The Bogor regency administration in West Java is urging the central government to establish a new regency comprising the eastern part of Bogor as the socioeconomic gap in the

June 1, 2019

Jakarta Post - June 1, 2019

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – The government has asserted that there is no room for any call of referendum in any region of Indonesia, amid reports that some groups in Aceh are dem

April 28, 2019

Jakarta Post - April 28, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – North Sumatra governor Edy Rahmayadi threatened to resign on the first anniversary of his leadership, which will be in four months, if residents of the provinc

February 27, 2019

Asia Pacific Report - February 27, 2019

Yamin Kogoya, Canberra – In the days leading up to Christmas, 16 Indonesian construction workers were killed in Nduga by the West Papuan National Liberation Army.