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July 28, 2020

West Papua ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Post - July 28, 2020

Moch. Fiqih Prawira Adjie, Jakarta – The prolonged violence and inequality in Indonesia's easternmost provinces are taking a particularly hard…

July 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 27, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – A group of 57 Catholic priests from across Papua Island have demanded that the government put a stop to the "…

West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Radio New Zealand - July 27, 2020

A guerilla force waging war for independence in West Papua has revealed it's been buying weapons from Indonesia's military.

The West Papua…

July 26, 2020

West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Antara News - July 26, 2020

Rahmad Nasution – More and more armed Papuan rebels have surrendered and declared their allegiance to the Unitary State of the Republic of…

July 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 25, 2020

Jakarta – The government may deploy more troops in Papua if it deems the escalation necessary to maintain security, Home Minister Tito Karnavian…

July 24, 2020

West Papua ›› Health & Drugs
Jakarta Post - July 24, 2020

Victor Mambor, Jayapura – The largest PCR testing lab in Papua has announced that it will stop accepting new samples for COVID-19 testing on July…

Jakarta Post - July 24, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's instruction for the military and the police to hunt down armed separatist rebels…

July 23, 2020

Tabloid JUBI - July 23, 2020

Engelbert Wally, Sentani – Papua should become a sovereign territory following the end of the autonomy policy era. The claim has aligned with the…

July 22, 2020

Tempo - July 22, 2020

Dewi Elvia Muthiariny, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister for Politics, Legal, and Security Mahfud Md held a meeting with the task…

Tempo - July 22, 2020

Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – Following the news about two Nduga, Papua residents who were allegedly shot dead by Indonesian armed forces (TNI…

Straits Times - July 22, 2020

Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia's military rejected allegations on Wednesday (July 22) by Papuan separatists that a father and son killed at the…

Radio New Zealand - July 22, 2020

Indonesian security forces have denied that two local West Papuans they killed late last week were innocent civilians.

The men were shot…

July 21, 2020

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Post - July 21, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Experts have made fresh calls to push for the immediate establishment of an independent fact-finding and…

Jakarta Post - July 21, 2020

Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Two civilians, Elias Karungu and Selu Karungu, from conflict-prone Nduga regency, Papua, were fatally shot by…

West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Vanuatu Daily Post - July 21, 2020

Len Garae – In its historic courtesy call and meeting with Prime Minister Bob Loughman to double check on whether or not his Government has…

Tabloid JUBI - July 21, 2020

ULMWP, Papua – Two more unarmed West Papuan civilians have been killed by the Indonesian military in the Nduga Regency. As the 2001 Special…

July 20, 2020

West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Vanuatu Daily Post - July 20, 2020

Len Garae – The Chairman of Vanuatu West Papua Association and Unification Committee (VWPAUC), Pastor Allan Nafuki, says his Executive is meeting…

West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
CNN Indonesia - July 20, 2020

Jakarta – Arbi M. Nur, a student from the Khairun University (Unkhair) in Ternate, North Maluku, who was expelled by the university after taking…

Suara Papua - July 20, 2020

Arnold Belau, Jayapura – Two civilians were reported to have been shot dead in Keneyam, the capital of Ndugama district, Papua on Saturday 18…

July 17, 2020

Tempo - July 17, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The Head of the Sorong Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD), Herlin Sasabone, confirmed that four people died due to flood and…

West Papua ›› Health & Drugs
Antara News - July 17, 2020

Evarukdijati, Fardah, Jayapura, Papua – The management of Jayapura Provita Hospital decided to shut down all health services, including the…

July 15, 2020

Arah Juang - July 15, 2020

On Tuesday July 15 a protest action against Papuan Special Autonomy (Otsus) Chapter II was held at the zero kilometre point in the Central Java…

July 14, 2020

Mongabay - July 14, 2020

Sophie Chao – A decade ago, the Indonesian government began to heavily promote large-scale plantation developments in Papua province, a region of…

CNN Indonesia - July 14, 2020

Jakarta – Papuan students from the Action Committee Against Special Autonomy demonstrated in front of the Home Affairs Ministry offices in…

Tempo - July 14, 2020

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Religious Affairs Ministry introduced a program dubbed Kita Cinta Papua or We Love Papua as an effort to build a…

July 13, 2020

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Jakarta Post - July 13, 2020

Teuku Faizasyah, Jakarta – Among my duties at the Foreign Ministry, spokesperson happens to be one of them. As a result, I am responsible for the…

July 9, 2020

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Asia Pacific Report - July 9, 2020

Benny Wenda – For over 50 years, Indonesia has been promising West Papua "autonomy". Each time, underneath autonomy lies only bullets and…

July 8, 2020

Jacobin Magazine - July 8, 2020

Febriana Firdaus – The people of West Papua have suffered decades of oppression and discrimination at the hands of the Indonesian state. Now they…

Tabloid JUBI - July 8, 2020

Abeth You, Jayapura – West Papua Liberation Army Division II Paniai published a statement to decline the extension of Special Autonomy in Papua…

July 7, 2020

Mongabay - July 7, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Activists have called on the Indonesian authorities to probe the finances of the Korindo Group, a privately owned…

Radar Bali - July 7, 2020

Denpasar – The Bali City Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) visited at the Bali Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices in the Balinese provincial capital…

Jakarta Post - July 7, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Sixteen groups in Papua have voiced opposition over the potential continuation of its special autonomy (Otsus) status,…

July 6, 2020

Coconuts Bali - July 6, 2020

Police were said to have used a water cannon on activists during a peaceful rally held by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Denpasar earlier…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Statement - July 6, 2020

Today marks 22 years since the Biak Massacre when the Indonesian security forces massacred scores of people in Biak, West Papua.

On the 2…

Radar Bali - July 6, 2020

Denpasar – The Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) held another demonstration on Monday July 7 at around 10 am. Like earlier actions, the rally was…

July 5, 2020

Suara Papua - July 5, 2020

The following is a translation of a press release by 17 West Papuan organisations that have launched a Papuan People's Petition (Petisi Rakyat…

July 3, 2020

West Papua ›› Food & Beverage Industry
Jakarta Post - July 3, 2020

Jakarta – In a remote area of Papua's Pegunungan Bintang regency, purchasing staple commodities will put a far bigger dent in your wallet than in…

Radio New Zealand - July 3, 2020

An Indonesian government official has characterised recent racism against West Papuans as an isolated pattern.

The Papuan Lives…

Jakarta Post - July 3, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – For years, media coverage on Papua has straddled narratives on politics, natural resources, development, security…

Asia Pacific Report - July 3, 2020

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk – A Papuan church leader and advocate for social justice has penned an open letter to the Indonesian government…

Asia Pacific Report - July 3, 2020

Pacific Media Watch – A senior Indonesian government official and a New Zealand journalism professor have clashed over differing perspectives on…

July 2, 2020

Los Angeles Times - July 2, 2020

David Pierson, Singapore – Buchtar Tabuni steeled himself for the prospect of 17 years in prison, unaware that his future would be tied to…

July 1, 2020

West Papua ›› Retail & Service Industry
Tabloid JUBI - July 1, 2020

Yance Wenda, Papua – The COVID-19 outbreak has emerged a new dilemma for everybody. On the one hand, they should restrict their activities, but…

June 30, 2020

New Zealand Herald - June 30, 2020

Maire Leadbeater – The global phenomenon that is the "Black lives Matter" movement has rejuvenated indigenous struggles and opened up a new…

June 29, 2020

West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Kompas.com - June 29, 2020

Tsarina Maharani, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III member Taufik Basari from the National Democratic Party (Nasdem) has…

June 27, 2020

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Tempo - June 27, 2020

Jakarta – Chairman of the Synod of Indonesia Gospel Tabernacle Church (Kingmi) in Papua, Rev. Benny Giay regretted the conviction of seven Papuan…

June 26, 2020

West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Kompas.com - June 26, 2020

Devina Halim, Jakarta – Wahid Foundation Director Yenny Wahid believes that flying the Morning Star flag is not an act of makar (treason,…

June 25, 2020

West Papua ›› Internet & Social Media
Asia Pacific Report - June 25, 2020

Sri Krishnamurthi – Miss Universe NZ 2019 beauty queen Diamond Langi is being trolled by thousands of Indonesians on social media for speaking up…

West Papua ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Mongabay - June 25, 2020

In a year-long investigation with The Gecko Project, the Korean Center for Investigative Journalism-Newstapa and Al Jazeera, Mongabay traced a $…

June 24, 2020

West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Jakarta Post - June 24, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Human rights activists have slammed the government for what they deem the misuse of treason charges to prosecute Papuans…