The United Liberation Movement for West Papua has announced it is forming a ‘Provisional Government’ of West Papua. The Movement is hoping to achieve a self-determination referendum in West Papua and independence from Indonesia. According to the Movement’s chairman Benny…

West Papuan leaders have declared a provisional “government-in-waiting” of the contested Indonesian province, as the United Nations said it was “disturbed by escalating violence” there, including the killing of a child allegedly by security forces. The province marks independence day…

Province’s breakaway movement nominates exiled leader as interim president as conflict-ridden Indonesian region marks independence day West Papuan leaders have declared a provisional “government-in-waiting” of the contested Indonesian province, as the United Nations said it was “disturbed by escalating violence”…