Recent tensions have been connected to Jakarta’s planned extension of the region’s Special Autonomy Law. The United Nations has once again voiced its consternation about the tense political situation in Indonesia’s Papua region, after months of escalating tensions between the…
UN Highlights Arrests, Killings in Indonesia’s Papua Region

Recent tensions have been connected to Jakarta’s planned extension of the region’s Special Autonomy Law. By <spanitemprop=”name”>Sebastian Strangio</spanitemprop=”name”> The Diplomat The United Nations has once again voiced its consternation about the tense political situation in Indonesia’s Papua region, after months of…

Approved for Release: Friday, 27th November, 2020 The National Executive Council has recently approved the Crime Prevention through Revitalized Village Courts System Strategy 2020-2030. This was announced recently by Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape, MP, saying the transformation and revitalization…

The British government is encouraging Indonesia to allow access to West Papua for the UN human rights chief’s office. It’s part of the UK’s support for a recent Pacific Islands Forum resolution. A Union Flag against the backdrop of British…

Five nations from the region have nominated candidates for the position of Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Secretariat to replace the incumbent, Papua New Guinea’s Dame Meg Taylor, whose contract ends in January 2021. The holder of…