West Papuan churches call for UN to come to Papua

The West Papua Council of Churches has called on the United Nations to intervene in what it describes as a humanitarian tragedy in Indonesia’s Papua region. This comes amid more violence in the highlands of Papua province, with two school…

The West Papua Council of Churches wants an end to what it says is the re-militarisation of the region. It wrote to Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo and also asked him to follow through on his commitment to meet with Papuan…