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May 7, 2021

Benar News - May 7, 2021

Ronna Nirmala and Tria Dianti, Jakarta – Indonesia's military and national police chiefs visited the rebellious Papua region Friday, in a rare joint trip to discuss security there with

May 6, 2021

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) - May 6, 2021

Senator the Hon Marise Payne
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

7 May November 2021

Reuters - May 6, 2021

Indonesia has deployed 400 more soldiers in the easternmost region of Papua, an army spokesman said on Thursday, as an exiled separatist leader warned that the military looked set to la

May 5, 2021

Catholic Leader - May 5, 2021

Mark Bowling – Church human rights activists have demanded an end to violence and killing in Indonesia's easternmost Papua and West Papua provinces following an escalation of rebel atta

The Diplomat - May 5, 2021

Sebastian Strangio – Indonesia is bolstering its military presence in disputed Papua province, following the assassination of a senior military officer on April 26.

May 4, 2021

The Diplomat - May 4, 2021

Bilveer Singh – On April 25, while taking part in a military patrol in the village of Dambet in Beoga district, part of Papua's Puncak Regency in eastern Indonesia, Papuan separatists s

ULMWP Statement - May 4, 2021

I issue this urgent warning the world: huge Indonesian military operations, some of the largest in years, are imminent in West Papua.

April 28, 2021

Tempo - April 28, 2021

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Human rights group Setara Institute criticized a public statement made by the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo who urge auth

April 27, 2021

Radio New Zealand - April 27, 2021

The killing of a senior officer in the Indonesia army in Papua has prompted President Joko Widodo to order a crackdown on rebel groups.

April 7, 2021

Tempo - April 7, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, chief of the Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI), laid the cornerstone for the construction of the command headquarters of the Marine Combat Force

March 26, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 26, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – Escalating tensions between the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the West Papua National Liberation Army, which have caused the deaths of civilians, have led man

March 22, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 22, 2021

Jayapura – United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) responded to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's call to end the violence by the military in Myanmar.

March 16, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - March 16, 2021
Theo Hesegem, Wamena, Papua – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has repeatedly made trips to two of Melanesian provinces, Papua and West Papua, in the easternmost part of Indonesia.


March 14, 2021

Suara Papua - March 14, 2021

Arnold Belau, Nabire – Victor Yeimo, international spokesperson for the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), has revealed that over the last three years the state has sent 21,369 Indon

March 3, 2021

Tempo - March 3, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Army (TNI AD) Chief of Staff Andika Perkasa on Tuesday, March 2, led the simultaneous Covid-19 vaccination of all army personnel at the Indonesian Army

February 26, 2021

Tempo - February 26, 2021

Jakarta – In Pasuruan, East Java, a combat engineer battalion is in dispute with its business partner over the management of a gas station.

February 25, 2021

Antara News - February 25, 2021

Evarukdijati, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura, Papua – The Indonesian army will secure the 575-kilometer Transpapua section of the Jayapura-Wamena highway in Papua province to halt the flow o

Antara News - February 25, 2021

Hendrina DK, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura – Papua's provincial administration is making efforts to restore normalcy in Intan Jaya district, which has been witness to a spate of violence ta

February 22, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - February 22, 2021

Arjuna Pardemme, Jayapura – A Papua Legislative councilor from Intan Jaya electoral district, Thomas Sondegau, said the new deployment of security personnel to Intan Jaya would make res

February 20, 2021

Suara Papua - February 20, 2021

Jayapura – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Chairperson Ahmad Taufan Damanik says that the withdrawal of Indonesian military (TNI) and police from Papua does not make sense

February 15, 2021

UCA News - February 15, 2021

Konradus EpaKonradus Epa, Jakarta – More than 5,000 people including 3,000 Catholics have fled their homes in Indonesia's Papua region following clashes between security forces and a se

January 4, 2021

CNN Indonesia - January 4, 2021

Jakarta – Opposition by Tambrauw regency residents in West Papua province against the establishment of the Tambrauw 1810 District Military Command (Kodim) has attracted support from a n

November 27, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - November 27, 2020

Pacific Media Centre – An appeal for a 40-day fast across the region by the Pacific Council of Churches in support of West Papua closes next week with no result in sight.

November 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 21, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta Military Command's decision to take down banners depicting firebrand cleric and Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab has raised questions over the Indo

October 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 23, 2020

Novan Iman Santosa, Jakarta – Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic country with some 17,000 islands and a vast maritime territory.