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Indonesia: Militias on Streets In Jayapura

Tuesday, 2 August 2011, 5:06 pm | Nick Chesterfield

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 { Jayapura , 1340] The streets of several centres across West Papua are being blockaded today by heavily armed Indonesian security forces in an attempt to prevent a planned gathering of tens of thousands of protestors who ... More >>

Indonesian Army shoot mother and 3 children in "crossfire"

Monday, 18 July 2011, 12:39 pm | Nick Chesterfield

Indonesian Army (TNI) troops have shot 3 young children and a mother in Puncak Jaya, West Papua, in the latest atrocities carried out during a two-week military offensive aimed at ending armed resistance to Indonesian Rule over the occupied colony. More >>

West Papua: Large Rally Against Torture Held In Serui

Friday, 24 June 2011, 9:38 am | Nick Chesterfield

Indonesian police in Serui, off the north coast of West Papua, this morning have forcefully confiscated banners, Morning Star flags, amplifiers and other rally paraphernalia from West Papuan protestors, before allowing a major rally against torture to go ... More >>

Broadcasting Papua’s Songs of Freedom

Friday, 18 March 2011, 10:54 am | Nick Chesterfield

A Paper presented at the University of Sydney Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies "Comprehending Papua Conference", February 22-23, 2011. This paper will form a chapter of the forthcoming book "Comprehending Papua", to be published in early 2011 by the ... More >>

PNG Troops Burn Down Border West Papua Refugee Camps

Friday, 28 January 2011, 11:20 pm | Nick Chesterfield

Scenes of terror and destruction have erupted around the Papua New Guinea's frontier town of Vanimo, as an unprecedented and contentious PNG military operation against unarmed West Papuan refugees has arrested scores and burned over 30 houses to the ... More >>

PNG troops burn down border West Papua refugee camps

Friday, 28 January 2011, 5:08 pm | Nick Chesterfield

Scenes of terror and destruction have erupted around the Papua New Guinea's frontier town of Vanimo, as an unprecedented and contentious PNG military operation against unarmed West Papuan refugees has arrested scores and burned over 30 houses to the ... More >>

Clinton Avoids Indo Papuan Torture Issue

Tuesday, 16 November 2010, 9:33 am | Nick Chesterfield

US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has declined to comment on Indonesian military filmed torturing West Papuans. In late October Indonesia admitted that its soldiers had tortured Papuan men seen in an online video being beaten and humiliated, and ... More >>

Merauke Military Commander Warns Men To Keep Ready

Thursday, 6 November 2008, 9:56 am | Nick Chesterfield

Merauke: The military commander of the XVII/Cenderawasih military command, Major-General A.Y. Nasution, has instructed all officers and men of the Special Yonis Force to remain ever vigilant. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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