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by Dea – West Papuan leaders have declared awaiting government, whilst Indonesia’s contested province, because the United Nations says it is “plagued by increased violence” there, including the alleged killing of a child by security forces. The province marks independence…
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…

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 4th November 2020. Alex Sobel Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the Pacific Islands Forum and Organisation of African, Caribbean…

By Adorina Massing, Vanuatu Daily Post The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has upgraded its Bylaws to Provisional Constitutional status, on the path to achieving a referendum and independence from colonial rule. ULMWP Chairman Benny Wenda has written…