Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) Chairperson Ahmad Taufan Damanik has denied that the Free Papua Organisation (OPM) commander they met with recen
OPM & Armed Resistance
September 19, 2022
September 1, 2022
Jayapura – Head of the Papua Office of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM Papua) Frits Ramandey asked the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) not to target civi
August 29, 2022
Enarotali – The commander in chief of the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB), Damianus Magai Yogi states that Indonesia and Papua are equal in the Melanesian Spearhead Group (M
August 18, 2022
Jayapura – The West Papua National Liberation Army or TPNPB warned the Nduga Regent, Namia Gwijangge, and the 172 Praja Wira Yakthi (PWY) Military Resort Command commander, Brig. Gen.
July 19, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan Peace Network (JDP) expresses its condolences for the shooting that killed 10 civilians and injured two civilians by the West Papua National Liberation Army
Jayapura, Jubi – The West Papua National Liberation Army says they have shot dead ten people and injured two people they considered enemies in Nogolait Village, Kenyam District, Nduga R
Sebastian Strangio – This last weekend brought the news of another deadly attack in the Papua region of eastern Indonesia, amid rising tensions ahead of the Indonesian government's plan
July 18, 2022
Jakarta – Separatists in Papua province claimed responsibility on Monday for the killing of 10 people over the weekend, accusing the victims of being spies for the government in Jakarta
July 17, 2022
Agencies, Jayapura – Ten people were shot dead on Saturday in the restive region of Papua in an ambush that local police attributed to rebels, AFP reported.
July 6, 2022
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The spokesperson of Papua Police Sr. Comr.
July 5, 2022
Febriyan, Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) representative Sebby Sambom in a written statement Tempo received on Tuesday claims to have executed a member
July 1, 2022
Katharina Reny Lestari – An alarming rise in deadly attacks by separatist rebels has triggered a climate of fear, impacting free movement and activities of civilians in Indonesia's Chri
June 20, 2022
Manokwari, Jubi – The National West Papua Liberation Army (TPNPB) claims to have stabbed a Papuan member of the Yon D Wamena Mobile Brigade, Second Brig.
June 8, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – The pilot of the Semuwa Aviation Mandiri (SAM) Air, M Farhan Fachri, managed to save himself when the plane he was carrying was shot at by armed groups at Kenyam Airpor
May 31, 2022
Konradus Epa – Indonesian security forces shot dead a top separatist in a shootout in the predominantly Christian region of Papua.
May 2, 2022
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The National Liberation Army of West Papua-Free Papua Movement (TPNPB-OPM) has claimed responsibility for the attack on Sunday morning, May 1, 2022 at roun
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Two members of the Indonesian security forces were shot and wounded by separatist rebels while guarding a church in Papua.
April 27, 2022
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – A construction worker was killed in an attack by armed separatists in Indonesia's restive Papua province in reprisal for the recent killing of two rebels by secu
April 26, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi TV – The West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) under the command of Goliath Tabuni and Lekagak Telenggen claimed to have set fire in Ilaga, Puncak Regency and shot
April 13, 2022
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – A man was hacked to death and another injured in an attack by a rebel group in Indonesia's restive Papua province.
April 4, 2022
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army and Free Papua Movement (TPNPB – OPM), which are considered as separatist organizations by the Indonesian governmen
March 31, 2022
Alfian Kartono – A government soldier, his wife and an independence fighter have been killed in two separate attacks in Indonesia's restive Papua province, security officers and a rebel
March 28, 2022
Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta – Two Indonesian marines were killed and eight wounded in an attack by separatist rebels on a military post in restive Papua province.
March 10, 2022
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – A man was hacked to death and three others injured in two separate attacks by a rebel group in Indonesia's restive Papua province, police said on March 10.
March 8, 2022
March 4, 2022
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – West Papua Liberation Army-Free Papua Movement (TPNPB-OPM) claimed responsibility for the shooting in Kago Village, Ilaga District, at 13:00 Western Indone
March 3, 2022
Alfian Kartono, Jayapura, Indonesia – Attackers believed to be West Papua separatist rebels killed eight technicians repairing a remote telecommunications tower in Indonesia's restive P
February 21, 2022
Jakarta (Antara) – The Indonesian Cartenz peace operation task force spokesperson commissioner general Ahmad Kamal on Sunday announced that a shooting took place at a local settlement a
February 1, 2022
Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – Director of the Democratic Alliance for Papua Latifah Anum Siregar said the desire for independence has always existed among the children of the West Papu
January 31, 2022
Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – "From east to east", a phrase that pretty much describes the struggle of the children of the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) and the Free Papu
January 28, 2022
Separatist rebels have killed three Indonesian soldiers and critically injured another during an attack on a military post in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua.
Yuliana Lantipo, Jayapura, Jubi – The shooting between security forces and the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) in Jenggernok Village's Tepuk hill, Gome District, Puncak Rege
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – A spokesperson of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua and the Free Papua Movement (OPM), Sebby Sambom, on Friday said they are prepared to face p
January 27, 2022
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Yet another shootout reportedly occurred between the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the West Papua National Liberation Army – Free Papua Movement (TPNPB-OPM) on T
January 21, 2022
Victor Mambor Jayapura – For the second time in four months, the Indonesian military blamed a pro-independence group for a deadly attack in West Papua, although separatist rebels claime
January 18, 2022
Alexander Loen, Jayapura, Jubi – A crossfire between armed groups and the Indonesian Military (TNI) and police occurred again in Kiwirok District, Bintang Mountains Regency, Papua on Mo
January 12, 2022
Jakarta – The West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPPB-OPM) believes that the Indonesian police's plan to change its security approach in Papua to become more
January 1, 2022
Ernes BK, Rahmad Nasution, Sorong, W Papua – Six men accused of launching an attack on a military post in Maybrat district, West Papua, on September 2, 2021, which claimed the lives of
December 20, 2021
Chris McCall, Yapsi, Papua New Guinea – Wiro Nongganop says he commands a battalion of West Papua independence fighters, but he has no guns, only bows and arrows, and lives in exile in
November 30, 2021
Uday Bakhshi – The Papuan provinces, or West Papua, the easternmost part of Indonesia's territory, have been wracked with conflict for decades.
November 23, 2021
Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura, Jubi – Lawmakers in Papua have agreed on a number of points to address the armed conflict currently occurring in Indonesia's easternmost province, in a meeting
November 6, 2021
Arjuna Pademme, Jakarta – Chairman of Papua Legislative Council's (DPRP) Special Group John NR Gobai said that the Papua provincial government must immediately respond to the situation
November 2, 2021
The Indonesian government should promptly, thoroughly, independently, transparently and effectively investigate the death of one child and the injury to another after two children were
October 31, 2021
Church leaders in Indonesia's conflict-wracked Papua region called for calm Sunday as thousands fled to shelters after a two-year-old boy was killed in a firefight between government tr
October 29, 2021
A child was killed and one wounded in Indonesia's easternmost Papua region, a security spokesman said, in a rare flare up in an old insurgency when government forces clashed with separa
Abeth You, Jayapura – The West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) said that the Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel who allegedly shot dead Nopelinus Sondegau, a two-year-old child,
October 28, 2021
Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Two children were reportedly shot during a crossfire between the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) in Sugapa, Intan
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.