Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Movement (TPNPB-OPM) has requested military intervention from the United Nations (UN) Security Forces.
OPM & Armed Resistance
May 5, 2021
May 3, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The Papua Regional Police have mapped six armed criminal groups (KKB) that actively carried out security disturbances in the mountainous region of Papua.
April 30, 2021
At least 10 people were killed in a gun battle between police and rebels in Indonesia's restive Papua region, authorities said, in an apparent retaliation for the execution of a top int
Jamie Tahana – Human rights groups in Papua fear civilians will bear the brunt of any retaliation for the killing of a top Indonesian intelligence official.
April 29, 2021
Syaiful Hakim/Suharto, Jakarta – Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Coordinating Minister Mahfud MD urged the Indonesian police, military, and state intelligence body to take swift,
Armed violence has escalated in Puncak Regency in the "land of Papua" – known internationally as West Papua – following President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's order to crack down on the rebel
Imam B, Rahmad Nasution, Jakarta – All separatist terrorist groups must be rooted out from the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua as they pose a serious security threat, a leg
April 28, 2021
Alfian Kartono – Attacks by rebels in several districts in Papua have increased over the past year.
April 27, 2021
As the Interim President of the West Papuan nation, I am issuing this response to Indonesian President Widodo's crack down order in West Papua.
Jayapura – President of Republic of Indonesia Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto and National Police chief Gen.
April 26, 2021
Arnold Belau and Tria Dianti, Jayapura and Jakarta – Indonesia's president ordered a crackdown against Papuan rebels Monday after insurgents killed an army general who headed the govern
Alfian Kartono, Jayapura – An Indonesian brigadier general was killed in an ongoing clash between security forces and a rebel group in restive Papua province, authorities said.
Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo is calling on security forces to deploy their full strength and totally destroy armed criminal groups (KKB) in Pa
Jakarta – A regional intelligence chief was killed in an ambush by rebels in Papua over the weekend, the Indonesian Military (TNI) confirmed Monday as President Joko "Jokowi' Widodo vow
April 22, 2021
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesian police have arrested a Protestant pastor in Papua for allegedly supplying arms to separatist rebels in the restive region.
April 19, 2021
Hengky Yeimo, Nabire – Evanggelis Penehasa Wandagau, a Christian Religion teacher at the Papua's Evangelical Churches Education and School Foundation (YPPGI) Elementary School, said tha
April 16, 2021
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – An Indonesian Military (TNI) soldier has reportedly joined an armed criminal group (KKB) in Papua.
Arnold Belau, Jayapura, Indonesia – Separatist rebels shot dead a 16-year-old schoolboy in Indonesia's Papua province, police said Friday about the latest in a spate of recent killings
April 2, 2021
Muhsidin, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura, Papua – The Free Papua Movement (OPM) ceases to exist owing to the Indonesian government's prosperity-oriented and humanistic approaches applied in
March 16, 2021
Antara, Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Head of the Ilaga Airport, Herman Sujito, said that flights to Wangbe in the Puncak Regency, Papua, is currently still closed after a the pilots and thre
February 23, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – The head of a prominent Catholic rights advocacy group in Papua has told police and the military to put their own houses in order after the arrest of two policemen
February 16, 2021
Imam Budilaksono/Suharto, Jakarta – A lawmaker urged Indonesia's government to improve its strategy to handle armed criminal groups in Papua Province following the death of a military s
Zuhdiar L, Rahmad Nasution, Jakarta – The Indonesian People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) has appealed to the Defence Ministry, National Defence Forces, and Police to seek effective mea
February 15, 2021
Jayapura, Jubi – Another armed conflict between the Indonesian Military (TNI) and West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) occurred in Intan Jaya Regency in Papua, this time killing
February 12, 2021
Victor Mambor, Jayapura – On Aug.