APSN Banner

West Papua

Displaying 1-50 of 7183 Articles

Views Default View  Tile View  List View    Help

November 8, 2019

West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Asia Pacific Report - November 8, 2019

Moale James, Pacific Media Watch – "West Papuans are being denied their basic human rights... Human beings have a right to freedom. Freedom to be…

West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Papuan People's Assembly chairman Timotius Murib said on Wednesday that the assembly had rejected the government's plan…

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Jakarta – The plan to divide the province of Papua by establishing a new province in the southern part proves the inability of the central…

November 7, 2019

West Papua ›› Melanesian & Pacific Solidarity
Pina - November 7, 2019

Papua New Guinea Opposition leader Belden Namah has called on Prime Minister James Marape to take Indonesian atrocities in Papua and repeated…

November 6, 2019

West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Jakarta Post - November 6, 2019

Jakarta – Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD has called on the public to beware of political propaganda aimed…

West Papua ›› Deforestation & Forest Fires
Radio New Zealand - November 6, 2019

Johnny Blades – A controversial land sale in New Zealand has met with disapproval from the West Papua solidarity movement.

The government…

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Jakarta Post - November 6, 2019

Septinus George Saa, Birmingham, UK – In its second term, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's government should learn crucial lessons from the…

November 4, 2019

West Papua ›› Population & Migration
Radio New Zealand - November 4, 2019

A new report alleges officials across Indonesia's West Papua have inflated population figures for personal gain.

The Institute for Policy…

West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
CNN Indonesia - November 4, 2019

Jakarta – The 2019 Press Freedom Index in Papua is still in the lowest position out of Indonesia's 34 provinces. The Press Freedom Index for…

October 30, 2019

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Jakarta Post Editorial - October 30, 2019

Jakarta – In a show of his care for Papua, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited the easternmost territory Monday for his first outing since…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
KBR - October 30, 2019

Wahyu Setiawan, Valda Kustarini, Jakarta – Amnesty International believes that resolving cases of human rights violations in Papua is more…

West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - October 30, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia is ready to establish a new province called South Papua in the country's easternmost territory, which is currently divided…

October 29, 2019

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
United Liberation Movement for West Papua Statement - October 29, 2019

President Jokowi has made another trip to West Papua, treating it as a holiday home whilst the Indonesian military kill and torture us like…

West Papua ›› Governance & Public Policy
Tempo - October 29, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD asserts that he will focus on cultural and…

West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Globe - October 29, 2019

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Monday that he would consider a proposal for the establishment of a new…

West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Tempo - October 29, 2019

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – A researcher of Papuan studies at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Aisah Putri Budiarti, assessed an approach…

West Papua ›› Peace Talks & Dialogue with Jakarta
Tempo - October 29, 2019

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Director executive of Lokataru Foundation Mufti Makarim opined that the government was still focusing on implementing the…

West Papua ›› Political Prisoners & Wrongful Imprisonment
Radio New Zealand - October 29, 2019

An international lawyers group has called on Indonesia to free West Papuan prisoners held for peaceful expression of their political views.

October 28, 2019

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Benar News - October 28, 2019

Victor Mambor Jayapura – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited Papua province Monday to inspect destruction from an anti-Jakarta riot…

West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - October 28, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Papua Police Chief Insp. Gen. Paulus Waterpauw said that Wamena refugees were ready to welcome and have a dialogue with…

West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Reuters - October 28, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo will officially open a new $128 million bridge in Papua on Monday amid a renewed pledge to develop one…

West Papua ›› Youth & Student Activism
CNN Indonesia - October 28, 2019

Surabaya – A protest action by the United People's Struggle Alliance (APPR) to commemorate Youth Pledge Day at the East Timor governor's office…

West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Jakarta Post - October 28, 2019

Jakarta – On the last day of his three-day visit to the country's easternmost regions, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited Wouma Market in…

West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Jakarta Post - October 28, 2019

Victor Mambor and Syofiardi Bachyul, Jayawijaya, Papua – In Wamena in Papua's Jayawijaya regency there is a customary belief that women and…

West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Jakarta Post - October 28, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jayapura – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated the 732-meter Youtefa Bridge in Jayapura, Papua on Monday on the…

October 27, 2019

West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Agence France Presse - October 27, 2019

Three people have been killed in Indonesia's restive Papua region with police saying the victims were civilians, while a rebel group that took…

October 24, 2019

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Radio New Zealand - October 24, 2019

An Indonesian lawyer being pursued by the state has won a human rights award for shining "a light on violations of the rights" of West Papuans.…

October 23, 2019

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Suara.com - October 23, 2019

Reza Gunadha, Eleonora Padmasta Ekaristi Wijana – Lawyer and human rights activist Veronica Koman has been awarded the Sir Ronald Wilson Human…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Media Release - October 23, 2019

The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) has awarded the Sir Ronald Wilson Human Rights Award to Indonesian lawyer and human…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
ABC News - October 23, 2019

Tasha Wibawa – An outspoken lawyer wanted by Indonesian police has won a prestigious Australian human rights award for her work in exposing…

October 22, 2019

West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Tempo - October 22, 2019

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – Six Papuan activists who had been named suspects in the alleged treason by Jakarta Metro Police filed a pretrial lawsuit…

West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Channel News Asia - October 22, 2019

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Indonesia has launched an international aid agency to strengthen its diplomatic relations in the region, but played down…

West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Kompas.com - October 22, 2019

Walda Marison, Jakarta – On Tuesday October 22 a lawyer from the Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH Jakarta) submitted a pre-trail suit against…

West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Reuters - October 22, 2019

Sydney – Veronica Koman, a human rights lawyer sought by Indonesian police over Twitter posts authorities blame for fanning unrest in the Papua…

West Papua ›› Hard-Line Militia & Vigilante Groups
Antara News - October 22, 2019

Alfian Rumagit, Rahmad Nasutio, Jayapura, Papua – The Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) in Jayapura, Papua's capital city, expressed rejection to calls for…

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
New Mandala - October 22, 2019

Damien Kingsbury – After half a century of incorporation as part of Indonesia and following a period of generally declining violence in the half…

October 21, 2019

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
The Conversation - October 21, 2019

Camellia Webb-Gannon – Last weekend, the Indonesian police took 43 West Papuan students into custody for allegedly disrespecting the Indonesian…

West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Tabloid JUBI - October 21, 2019

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – The legal counsel team for seven suspects of treason case from Papua stated their clients are in good condition after…

October 20, 2019

West Papua ›› Cabinet & The Presidency
Tabloid JUBI - October 20, 2019

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – Laurenzus Kadepa, Papua parliament member from Politics, Legal and Human Rights Division, said Papuan peoples do not…

October 19, 2019

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Agence France Presse - October 19, 2019

Haeril Halim – Indonesia's human rights commission called for a probe into scores of deaths in Papua on Friday after some of the deadliest…

October 18, 2019

West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - October 18, 2019

Jakarta – If the government is serious about finding the best solution to the Papuan problem, the communication and informatics ministry should…

West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Reuters - October 18, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia launched an international aid agency on Friday to strengthen its regional diplomatic relations, some of which have been…

October 17, 2019

West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - October 17, 2019

Nindya Astuti, Jakarta – Regional coordinator of SafeNET, Damar Juniarto, suspects there are blatant attempts to suppress information…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
CNN Indonesia - October 17, 2019

Jakarta – Activist and human rights lawyer for Papuan affairs, Veronica Koman, has met with Australian parliamentarians in Canberra. She said…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - October 17, 2019

Jakarta – Human rights lawyer Veronica Koman met with the Australian parliament's human rights subcommittee on Wednesday to speak with its…

October 16, 2019

West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tabloid JUBI - October 16, 2019

Agus Pabika, Jayapura – The way government handling the humanitarian conflict in Papua has become a spotlight. Many people think the government…

October 15, 2019

West Papua ›› Social Organisations & NGOs
Jakarta Globe - October 15, 2019

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The United States Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph Donovan met with leaders of Indonesia's second-largest Muslim…

West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Tempo - October 15, 2019

Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – Several leaders of immigrant communities in Papua visited President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo at State Palace,…

October 14, 2019

West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Radio New Zealand - October 14, 2019

Five bodies have been found in the highlands of Indonesia's West Papua, with residents alleging them to be victims of a military…

West Papua ›› Peace Talks & Dialogue with Jakarta
Jakarta Post - October 14, 2019

Jakarta – United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) chairman Benny Wenda has called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to make good on his…