The West Papua Liberation Army says four of its members have been shot dead by Indonesia's military in Tembagapura district.
OPM & Armed Resistance
March 19, 2020
Robert Isidorus, Jayapura – The Indonesian Military and National Police have accused what they call an "armed criminal group," or KKB, of burning down a church in Tembagapura, Papua, o
March 17, 2020
Timika, Indonesia – Four Papuan independence fighters were killed in an ongoing clash between security forces and a rebel group near the world's largest gold mine in Indonesia's easter
March 11, 2020
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua is calling for mining company Freeport to stop operating in Papua until local conflict ceases.
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian urged the Indonesian Military (TNI) and National Police to fortify security in Papua following shootings by an armed c
March 4, 2020
Reports from West Papua indicate more deadly armed conflict in Mimika regency.
March 1, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – Papua Provincial Police Chief Inspector General Paulus Waterpauw has confirmed the death of a police officer in a shootout with armed criminal group (KKB) in Kali Kab
February 27, 2020
Evarukdijati, Sri Haryati, Jayapura, Papua – Three people were injured, including a member of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob), in an exchange of fire between security forces and an
February 19, 2020
Jakarta – Indonesian security forces shot dead an 18-year-old Papuan separatist during a shootout, a military spokesman said on Wednesday, though a separatist group disputed the accoun
February 15, 2020
Jakarta – Rebels in Indonesia's Papua province said Saturday they had seized weapons and ammunition from a military helicopter that crashed eight months ago in jungle-covered mountains
February 13, 2020
Jakarta – Three Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel have been dishonorably discharged and sentenced to prison after a military tribunal found them guilty of supplying thousands rounds
January 31, 2020
Indonesian security forces say a West Papuan was shot dead in a clash with police and military forces in Intan Jaya regency of Papua province.
January 24, 2020
Jakarta – A joint team of the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the National Police shot dead an apparent member of an Intan Jaya-based armed criminal group (KKB) for allegedly resisting a
January 17, 2020
Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) said on Thursday that it discovered one of the bases of an armed criminal group (KKB) that has been active in Intan Jaya regency of Papua.
January 13, 2020
Evarianus S, Rahmad Nasution, Timika, Papua – Papua Police Chief Inspector General Paulus Waterpauw warned his men against getting involved in arms trafficking activities with the arme
December 30, 2019
Evarukdijati and Genta Tenri Mawan, Jayapura, Papua – A joint task force of Papua Police and military launched a manhunt for an armed Papuan group at the Indonesia-Papua New Guinea bor
December 29, 2019
Antara, Jakarta – The Papua Police recorded that, during 2019, there were 23 shooting incidents involving the armed Papuan groups that claimed the lives of 10 members of the Indonesian
December 23, 2019
Gunmen opened fire on a small commercial plane as it landed in Indonesia's Papua on Saturday.
December 19, 2019
Antara, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission I member, Sukamta, officially requests the central government to eradicate armed groups in Papua following a shootout that b
Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Two military officers and a policeman have been killed during recent clashes in Papua, sparking fear among residents of the predominantly Christian region with
December 18, 2019
Two Indonesian soldiers have been shot dead in Indonesia's eastern-most province of Papua, ambushed by separatist rebels while transporting goods to a village in a remote area.
Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Two soldiers from the Indonesian Military, or TNI, were killed in a gunfight with an armed criminal group in Sugapa in Papua's Intan Jaya district on Tuesday,
December 2, 2019
Indonesian police in Jayapura have arrested dozens of people for planning to celebrate a key West Papuan nationalist anniversary.
December 1, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – A total of 156 personnel from Indonesia's Para Raider 330/Tri Dharma's Infantry Battalion joined a parachuting drill at Mozes Kilangin Airport in Timika, Papua Provi
Jakarta (Antara) – Papuan gunmen fired at an escort car owned by PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) at around Mile 60 in Tembagapura Subdistrict, Mimika District, Papua Province, on Saturday