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October 23, 2021

CNN Indonesia - October 23, 2021

Jakarta – The government has released its 2021 Performance Report. The report however, does not contain an evaluation of the handling of conflicts which have occurred in Papua.

September 26, 2021

Tempo - September 26, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Police officials on Saturday escorted Gerald Sokoy – a health worker who had been reported missing after an attack launched by separatist terrorists in Kiwirok sub-dis

September 24, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 24, 2021

Jakarta – Residents in the remote town of Kiwirok in Papua have evacuated amid worsening security situation due to an escalation of attacks by rebels, a local government official said o

Radio New Zealand - September 24, 2021

Indonesia's military forces have been evacuating residents of Kiwirok district in Papua province's Pegunungan Bintang regency following more violence there.

September 22, 2021

CNN Indonesia - September 22, 2021

Jakarta – Papua human rights activist and lawyer Veronica Koman says there are two versions of what happened during an attack by the West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organ

September 21, 2021

Australian Associated Press - September 21, 2021

Separatist rebels in Indonesia's Papua province have killed a government soldier during a gunfight, the military says.

September 20, 2021

September 16, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 16, 2021

Jakarta – A group of gunmen has attacked a remote district in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua targeting a clinic and other public facilities, leaving at least a medical worker

September 3, 2021

Associated Press - September 3, 2021

Jakarta, Indonesia – Attackers believed to be West Papua rebels killed four soldiers and wounded two others in an attack on a military post in Indonesia's troubled easternmost region, a

September 2, 2021

Tempo - September 2, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Military and police personnel under the Nemangkawi task force in Papua has apprehended one of the leaders of a local armed criminal group, Senaf Soll, on Wednesday.

Benar News - September 2, 2021

Ronna Nirmala, Jakarta – Suspected separatist rebels in West Papua killed four government soldiers and wounded two others during a pre-dawn raid on their post, an Indonesian military co

August 11, 2021

Radio New Zealand - August 11, 2021

A founding member of the Free West Papua Movement, Tan Sen Thay, has died in the Netherlands.

July 23, 2021

Benar News - July 23, 2021

Ronna Nirmala, Jakarta – Indonesian police arrested a Papuan separatist leader who was on the run after he escaped from a prison in Papua with several others in 2016, while serving a li

June 28, 2021

Radio New Zealand - June 28, 2021

Indonesian police say they are searching for a group behind the deaths of four construction workers in Papua province.

June 27, 2021

Suara Papaua - June 27, 2021

Stevanus Yogi, Paniai – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) is asking President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his government to reexamine the TPNPB-OP

June 25, 2021

Benar News - June 25, 2021

Ronna Nirmala, Jakarta – Suspected separatist rebels killed four construction workers and were holding four people hostage in the latest burst of violence in Indonesia's Papua region, p

CNN Indonesia - June 25, 2021

Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) has warned the Papuan people not to trust that the TNI (Indonesian military) and the Polri (Indones

June 7, 2021

CNN Indonesia - June 7, 2021

Jakarta – The armed conflict in Papua has escalated recently with a series of armed contacts being unavoidable and more loss of life.

May 27, 2021

Antara News - May 27, 2021

Imam B, Rahmad Nasution, Jakarta – The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) has put five leaders heading separatist terrorist groups operating in Papua and West Papua on its most-wan

May 26, 2021

Antara News - May 26, 2021

Syaiful H, Rahmad Nasution, Jakarta – Indonesia's top security minister, Mahfud MD, highlighted the government's priority to seek peaceful solutions to the Papuan issue though will cont

May 20, 2021

Tempo - May 20, 2021

Andita Rahma, Antara, Jakarta – The National Police recorded that there are around 150 members of the Papuan armed criminal groups.

Radio New Zealand - May 20, 2021

The West Papua Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the deaths of two Indonesian soldiers in Yahukimo regency on Tuesday.

May 19, 2021

Tempo - May 19, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian police asserted that not all members of the armed criminal group or KKB in Papua who surrender to the police would face sanctions.

May 15, 2021

Suara Papua - May 15, 2021

Maria Baru, Sorong City – The Indonesian government's labeling of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) and the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) as terrorists is actually the complet

Asia Pacific Report - May 15, 2021

Gorethy Kenneth, Port Moresby – Indonesia is pressuring Papua New Guinea over an illegal group East Sepik claiming to form an army unit to help West Papuan pro-independence rebels fight