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West Papua: Evidence of death squads emerge

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 1:16 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Evidence of death squads emerge after Youtefa market riot sparked by corrupt police shakedown of gamblers More >>

Local Government Provide Little Support To Papua Batik Maker

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 12:27 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Jayapura, 12/5 (Jubi) – The local government is paying little attention to indigenous batik makers, a Papuan batik maker, Jimmy Affar, said. More >>

Papua New Guinea, Papua Agree On Cooperation

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 12:18 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Jayapura, 12/5 (Jubi) – Indonesia and Papua New Guinea agreed to promote cooperation in economic, health and education sectors, especially in Papua province. More >>

Papua police officer escapes money laundering sentence

Friday, 21 February 2014, 12:47 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Jakarta. A court in Papua was unable to convict a low-ranking police officer of money laundering on Monday despite evidence of wire transfers totalling Rp 1.5 trillion ($129 million) from his bank accounts and the confiscation of 400,000 liters of fuel ... More >>

West Papua: Separatist flag raiser sentenced to three years

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 12:39 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Biak, Papua (ANTARA News) - The district court of Biak, Papua sentenced Oktavianus Warnares, defendant in the separatist "Morning Star" flag raising case in Biak Timur, Papua, on May 1, 2013, to three years imprisonment, here on Tuesday. More >>

Separatist flag raiser sentenced to three years

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 12:38 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Biak, Papua (ANTARA News) - The district court of Biak, Papua sentenced Oktavianus Warnares, defendant in the separatist "Morning Star" flag raising case in Biak Timur, Papua, on May 1, 2013, to three years imprisonment, here on Tuesday. More >>

Indonesian Military kill OPM Member in Papua Raid

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:57 am | West Papua Media Alerts

Jayapura. The Indonesian security forces killed one member of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) during a firefight in Yapen Waropen district on Saturday, arresting 11 others in the latest crackdown on the separatist group this restive province. More >>

West Papua: Women and children vulnerable to violence

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 12:17 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

JAYAPURA, 13 December 2013 (IRIN) - Indonesian Papua is taking steps to combat violence against women and children as concerns grow about the level of domestic abuse. According the National Commission on Violence against Women, Papua Province recorded 1,360 ... More >>

Mulia returns to normal after string of shootings

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 6:10 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Nethy Dharma Somba, The Jakarta Post, Jayapura | Archipelago | Sun, January 19 2014, 3:23 PM More >>

Dozens arrested as Papuan governor meets MSG delegation

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 10:03 am | West Papua Media Alerts

Cunding, Jayapura -- As many as 30 Free Papua activists were arrested by police at a demonstration on the grounds of the Papuan Regional House of Representatives (DPRP) in Jayapura city, Papua, on Monday January 13. More >>

West Papua: Villager dies in police custody

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 4:22 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Further details of the police brutality that resulted in the death of Roni, a man from Sanggase Village, Merauke Regency, after he was arrested on New Year’s Eve: More >>

Man beat to death while in police detention

Monday, 6 January 2014, 10:12 am | West Papua Media Alerts

A man was beaten to death while in police detention by a local police officer and a man working for the Astra Group as head of security. The assault took place on New Year’s Eve in Okaba near Merauke. The Astra Group has plans for a massive sugar ... More >>

Karnavian: 11 prominent security cases in West Papua

Friday, 3 January 2014, 4:09 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Jayapura, 1/1 (Jubi) – Head of Papua Police, Inspector General of Police Tito Karnavian said, during the year 2013, there were eleven prominent cases related to Security and Public Order. More >>

TPN OPM Denies surrender of 100 members in Puncak Jaya

Friday, 3 January 2014, 2:53 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

JAYAPURA – The Puncak Jaya armed wing of the Free Papua Organization ( OPM ) through the Secretary General Anton Tabuni, has denied the claims of Puncak Jaya regent Henock Ibo that 100 OPM members Papua led by Goliath Tabuni have come down from the mountain ... More >>

Man breaches Australian embassy

Friday, 3 January 2014, 2:45 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Police have reportedly found two knives and a rope on a man who scaled the Australian embassy wall in Indonesia. According to a report from Indonesian news agency Antara, the man climbed the side wall and entered the Australian embassy complex, left, on ... More >>

Free healthcare overwhelming Indonesia's Papua

Monday, 9 December 2013, 5:29 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

JAYAPURA, 3 December 2013 (IRIN) - As more people sign up for health insurance offered to indigenous people in Indonesia's Papua province, a public health system already struggling with too few health workers and substandard services is coming under greater ... More >>

Papuans Behind Bars: November 2013

Monday, 9 December 2013, 8:34 am | West Papua Media Alerts

At the end of November 2013, there were at least 71 political prisoners in Papuan jails. 112 political arrests were made this month in three separate cases, bringing the total number of arrests so far this year to 537. This represents a 165% increase ... More >>

Papua students in Surabaya call for self-determination

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 11:57 am | West Papua Media Alerts

Around 300 demonstrators from the Papua Student Alliance (AMP) gathered in front of the Negara Grahadi building in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya on December 2 demanding that the Indonesian government give them the freedom to determine ... More >>

Report About the Visit of Indonesian Naval Officer to Papua

Friday, 19 July 2013, 2:48 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

At 11am, someone came to see me who said that he wanted to meet an official of Belantara Papua (This could be translated as the 'Papuan Jungle') He was riding on a motorbike which he parked in front of the office. Because the front door was closed, he went ... More >>

Jakarta Action Demands Resolution to Wasior-Wamena Case

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 1:52 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Finalia Kodrati, Arie Dwi Budiawati -- Papua National Solidarity (NAPAS) is demanding that the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) and the Attorney General's Office fully resolve the alleged human rights violations that took place in Wasior ... More >>

 

 

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