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.
OPM & Armed Resistance
October 23, 2021
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 – 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
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
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
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 – 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
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
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.
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
A founding member of the Free West Papua Movement, Tan Sen Thay, has died in the Netherlands.
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
Indonesian police say they are searching for a group behind the deaths of four construction workers in Papua province.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Andita Rahma, Antara, Jakarta – The National Police recorded that there are around 150 members of the Papuan armed criminal groups.
The West Papua Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the deaths of two Indonesian soldiers in Yahukimo regency on Tuesday.
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
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
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