Give peace a chance in Papua

When a conflict happens, an outsider’s view of the dispute and how to solve it tends to be free from any bias. This should be the case with the protracted scuffle in Papua between the central government, which persistently maintains…
West Papua: Indonesian terror attacks force 1,000 people to flee

More than 1,000 West Papuan civilian refugees have fled from the Intan Jaya region to the forest since 15 February 2021, escaping from the Indonesian military and terrorist police brutality. The Indonesian state has stepped up its terror campaign against…

By Leah MarieAnn Klett, Christian Post Reporte A Christian pastor and Bible translator killed in Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua was likely tortured by a military officer who then shot him dead, a new report has revealed. On Monday, Indonesia’s…

Translator: Ricky Mohammad Nugraha Editor: Markus Wisnu Murti TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Joint Regional Defense Command (Kogabwilhan) on Friday, November 6, reported a casualty and an injury following a shootout between Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) soldiers and local Papuan armed criminal groups. Command spokesman Colonel Czi…

An Indonesian fact-finding team probing the recent death of a West Papuan pastor has been attacked while conducting investigations. The government-sanctioned team has concluded the field investigation into the shooting of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani, which his community in Intan Jaya…

Two members of an investigative team sent to Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua were shot and wounded during a fact-finding mission related to recent shootings in the area, the government said. The team was sent to Papua’s Intan Jaya district…

By Niniek Karmini | AP JAKARTA, Indonesia — Two soldiers were killed in a clash between security forces and independence fighters in Indonesia’s restive easternmost province of Papua, the military said Wednesday. Military spokesman Col. Taibur Rahman said rebels opened fire at…

By NINIEK KARMINI Associated Press December 21, 2019 — 5:30am JAKARTA, Indonesia — Gunmen opened fire on a small commercial plane as it landed in Indonesia’s restive province of Papua carrying nine passengers, one of the plane’s pilots said Saturday.…