The Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs’ peaceful protest over Matthew and Hunter that was initially planned to happen today has been postponed to Friday, April 5 because of the death of a former Prime Minister, late Donald Kalpokas Masike’ Vanua. “On behalf…

Jayapura, Jubi – Kontak tembak antara Kelompok Tentara Pembebasan Nasional Papua Barat (TPNPB) dengan anggota Brimob yang tergabung dalam Satgas Nemangkawi di Mugi, Kabupaten Nduga , Rabu (20/3/2019), menewaskan satu anggota dan dua lainnya luka berat . Insiden yang terjadi sekitar…

A Papuan academic says Indonesia’s approach to development in his homeland shows a lack of understanding about Melanesian culture. Australia-based anthropologist Yamin Kogoya said there is too much emphasise on ramming the Indonesian state ideology down Papuans’ throats. Indonesia’s president…

A new US government report has found West Papuans continue to face violence, politically-motivated detentions and threats in Indonesia. The findings were part of a State Department review of Indonesia’s human rights conduct last year. The report, released on Wednesday,…

By Nithin Coca WITH increasingly regular protests and a violent crackdown by police and the military, the contested Indonesian region of West Papua is currently seeing the highest levels of agitation it has experienced in years. Against a backdrop of…

West Papuan elected leaders who criticise Indonesian military operations in Papua province risk prosecution, according to Indonesian security officials. However humanitarian concern is growing for villagers displaced by conflict between the military and the West Papua Liberation Army in the…

The Bougainville President, John Momis, says he and Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, have reached agreement on how they can work together on the referendum process. In October, Bougainville is to hold a vote on whether to remain…

Indonesia’s military says negotiation with the West Papua Liberation Army can only take place if both sides have the same goal. Humanitarian concern is growing for villagers displaced by armed conflict in the Highlands between the Liberation Army and Indonesia’s…