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September 15, 2019

West Papua ›› Independence & Self-Determination
Malaysia Kini - September 15, 2019

Indonesia has told the United Nations that it has no intention of giving in to the demands of protesters for a referendum to be held in its…

September 14, 2019

West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
CNN Indonesia - September 14, 2019

Jakarta – Papua Student Alliance (AMP) lawyer Veronica Koman has finally spoken out about being declared a suspect by the East Java provincial…

West Papua ›› Peace Talks & Dialogue with Jakarta
CNN Indonesia - September 14, 2019

Jakarta – Around 20 Papuan students from the Javanese cities of Bandung, Malang and Yogyakarta have met with the family of former president…

West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
CNN Indonesia - September 14, 2019

Jakarta – Two international non-government organisations (NGOs), namely the Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) from Holland and the Lawyers' Rights Watch…

West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
The Australian - September 14, 2019

Amanda Hodge and Chandni Vasandani in Jayapura and Papua – In streets heavily secured by fresh contingents of Indonesian police and soldiers this…

September 13, 2019

West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2019

Gardi Gazarin & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Police say they have uncovered a plot to stage more riots in Papua and West Papua until Dec. 1,…

West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Tempo - September 13, 2019

Nur Hadi, Surabaya – The East Java Police claimed to have found suspicious transactions in the bank accounts of human rights advocate Veronica…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2019

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Indonesia restated the progress it has made on human rights, especially in dealing with the security situation in Papua,…

West Papua ›› Peace Talks & Dialogue with Jakarta
KBR - September 13, 2019

Wahyu Setiawan, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the meeting between President Joko "…

West Papua ›› Freeport & MIFEE Food Estate
Jakarta Post - September 13, 2019

Norman Harsono, Jakarta – The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry decided this month to increase mining company Freeport Indonesia'…

West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
SBS News - September 13, 2019

Kylie Grey – For decades, the Indonesian government has operated with relative impunity in West Papua. Human Rights Lawyer Veronica Koman spoke…

September 12, 2019

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Counter Punch - September 12, 2019

Binoy Kampmark – Like Timor-Leste, West Papua, commonly subsuming both Papua and West Papua, remains a separate ethnic entity, acknowledged as…

West Papua ›› Arbitrary Arrest & Detention
Tempo - September 12, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Police announced that it had arrested the head of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) in Mimika, Steven…

West Papua ›› Arbitrary Arrest & Detention
CNN Indonesia - September 12, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta Ombudsman suspects that there was maladministration in the arrest of Surya Anta and several other Papua activists by the…

West Papua ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jakarta Post - September 12, 2019

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – As Indonesia gears up for voting day at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), lawmakers have raised concern…

West Papua ›› TNI Defense & Military Operations
Malaysia Kini - September 12, 2019

Martin Vengadesan – The Indonesia military is carrying out acts of violence and terror against an innocent and unarmed population, say West…

West Papua ›› Arbitrary Arrest & Detention
CNN Indonesia - September 12, 2019

Jakarta – Police have arrested the chairperson of the Mimika West Papua National Committee (KNPB), Steven Italy, for allegedly playing a role in…

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
The Diplomat - September 12, 2019

Bilveer Singh – Papua has been in constant turmoil for more than 50 years, especially following the territory's incorporation into Indonesia in…

West Papua ›› Arbitrary Arrest & Detention
The Guardian - September 12, 2019

Marni Cordell, Ben Doherty and Kate Lamb – A West Papuan independence group has accused the Indonesian police of "abducting" a leading West…

September 11, 2019

West Papua ›› Cabinet & The Presidency
Tempo - September 11, 2019

Caesar Akbar and L Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – Public Works and Public Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono said his office will establish a design…

West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
CNN Indonesia - September 11, 2019

Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission I Deputy Chairperson Satya Yudha believes that efforts by United Liberation Movement for West…

West Papua ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Asia Pacific Report - September 11, 2019

Michael Andrew – For the past three weeks a wave of violent protest has been spreading across West Papua and Indonesia.

Sparked by a racist…

West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Gatra.com - September 11, 2019

Ahmad Jilul Qurani Farid, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) Commission I has asked Foreign Affairs Minister (Menlu) Retno Marsudi to…

West Papua ›› Arbitrary Arrest & Detention
Radio New Zealand - September 11, 2019

A leading West Papuan independence activist has been arrested by Indonesian police in Jayapua.

Buchtar Tabuni is a member of the executive…

West Papua ›› Melanesian & Pacific Solidarity
Radio New Zealand - September 11, 2019

The governor of Papua New Guinea's capital has promised more public action regarding West Papua.

Powes Parkop led thousands of people on a…

West Papua ›› Independence & Self-Determination
Jakarta Post - September 11, 2019

Karina M. Tehusijarana, Jakarta – The recent protests in Papua, West Papua and other regions have brought the issue of a Papuan referendum on…

West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Asia Pacific Report - September 11, 2019

Dan McGarry, Port Vila – In the wake of a Vanuatu Daily Post investigation into what appeared to be a deliberate attempt to spread fake news…

West Papua ›› Treason & Subversion
Detik News - September 11, 2019

Audrey Santoso, Jakarta – Police have arrested the deputy chairperson of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP), Buchtar Tabuni.…

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Jakarta Post Editorial - September 11, 2019

Jakarta – Papua has a special place in President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's heart. Throughout his first four years in office, he visited Papua eight…

September 10, 2019

West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Tempo - September 10, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – The Jakarta Legal Aid (LBH Jakarta) argues that the suspect-naming of human rights activist Veronica Koman by the Indonesian…

West Papua ›› Ethnic and Racial Discrimination
Indonesia at Melbourne - September 10, 2019

Exposure of widespread racism against Papuans has prompted a shift in the discourse about the acceptance of Papuans in Indonesia.

West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Jakarta Post - September 10, 2019

Evi Mariani – Indonesians love conspiracy theories. In 1999, I spent two months in Ambon, Maluku, just as a religious conflict between Muslims…

West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Jakarta Globe - September 10, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has promised to build a new presidential palace in Papua, despite difficulties to find…

West Papua ›› Militarism & Security Approach
CNN Indonesia - September 10, 2019

Jakarta – Inter-faith religious leaders have called on the government to be careful in dealing with the problems in Papua. The figures, who came…

West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Tempo - September 10, 2019

Galuh Putri Riyanto, Jakarta – The police denied claims posted to Twitter that a student in West Papua was shot by a police officer.…

West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Radio New Zealand - September 10, 2019

Thousands of Papua New Guineans marched through Port Moresby in support of West Papuan freedom today.

This follows weeks of protests by…

West Papua ›› Peace Talks & Dialogue with Jakarta
Tempo - September 10, 2019

Hans Arnold Kapisa, Jakarta – West Papuan human rights activist and Manokwari Legal Aid Assessment, Research and Development Institute (LP3BH)…

West Papua ›› Infrastructure & Development
Jakarta Post - September 10, 2019

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – "Next year we will start building a presidential palace in Papua," President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Tuesday…

West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Liputan 6 - September 10, 2019

Ratu Annisaa Suryasumirat, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Wiranto has responded to plans by separatist…

West Papua ›› Ethnic and Racial Discrimination
Tempo - September 10, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Some 700 native Papuan students studying at various universities outside Papua Province have returned home in the aftermath of…

West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Tempo - September 10, 2019

Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has agreed on the provincial division (pemekaran) in Papua and West Papua as requested by…

West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Straits Times - September 10, 2019

Jakarta (Reuters) – Police in Papua have arrested 85 suspects since ethnic unrest erupted in Indonesia's easternmost region in mid-August, a…

West Papua ›› Ethnic and Racial Discrimination
ABC News - September 10, 2019

Tracey Shelton – A group of students from West Papua say two bags of snakes were thrown into their dormitory amid weeks of unrest and protests…

September 9, 2019

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Jakarta Globe - September 9, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Indonesian representatives have approached the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in…

West Papua ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Tempo - September 9, 2019

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Announced through his Twitter account, investigative reporter Benjamin Strick published his findings on Twitter bot…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Radio New Zealand - September 9, 2019

Human Rights Watch is demanding Indonesia urgently investigate the deaths of Papuans killed during protests across the country.

At least 10…

West Papua ›› Ethnic and Racial Discrimination
Jakarta Post - September 9, 2019

Rizki Fachriansyah and Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – A group of unidentified individuals tossed two sacks of snakes into the front yard of a Papuan…

West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Tempo - September 9, 2019

Rezki Alvionitasari, Jakarta – Jakarta Legal Aid (LBH Jakarta) public defender Muhammad Rasyid Ridha Saragih said that communication with human…

West Papua ›› Criminalisation & Attacks on Activism
Tempo - September 9, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – A solidarity group defending human rights activist Veronica Koman stated that the advocate did not disseminate false or…

West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Radio New Zealand - September 9, 2019

The UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet says her office has so far been unable to secure a trip to Indonesia's West Papua…