The West Papua Liberation Army is refusing to bow to Indonesia’s ultimatum and surrender. After the Army claimed responsibility for a massacre in Papua province earlier this month, Indonesian security forces deployed extra troops to pursue the pro-independence fighters. The…

The bodies of 16 people were retrieved from the Highlands region last week, after a group of Indonesian construction workers were massacred. The West Papua Liberation Army, which has claimed responsibility for the killings, has claimed the workers were Indonesian…

Recent violence in Papua is the result of grievances in the region that Indonesia is failing to address, the UN human rights office says. The bodies of 16 people were retrieved from the Highlands region last week, after a group…

Human Rights Watch is calling on Papuan militants to stop unlawful killings, after a massacre of Indonesians took place in the Highlands region. The West Papua Liberation Army has claimed resposibility for the murders of at least 16 construction workers…

The Liberation Army claimed responsibility for killing up to 31 Indonesians, mainly road construction workers, this month in the Highlands of Papua province. TNI and police have retrieved 16 bodies from Nduga regency, having deployed a major joint operation there…

New Zealand’s government says it’s seeking information on reports the Indonesian military dropped chemical weapons in Highlands villages. Australia’s Saturday Paper reported over the weekend on the suspected use of white phosphorus weapons, which are banned under international law, in Nduga regency.…

The construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in Indonesia’s Papua province, marking the region’s deadliest bout of violence in years. What happened? Every December 1, West Papuan separatists pay homage to what they call their ‘independence day’. Many…

Eyewitness accounts and the Liberation Army said at least 24 Indonesian construction workers were killed on Sunday by the separatist group. One Indonesian soldier was also killed in a shootout later that day. AFP reported a local military commander, Binsar Panjaitan,…

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua says a separatist group which killed dozens of people earlier this week is not criminal. The bodies of 16 people have been recovered from the Papua highlands, where a massacre of at least 24 Indonesian…

The West Papua Liberation Army says it will meet Indonesian military and police on the battlefield. The separatist group on Tuesday claimed responsiblity for the killings of at least 24 Indonesian construction workers in Papua. In a statement on Wednesday,…