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Government Criticized Over OPM Office In UK

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 1:24 pm | The Jakarta Globe

Members of the separatist Free Papua Movement (OPM) appear in front of media in the jungles of Indonesia's Papua province on July 25, 2009. (AFP Photo / Banjir Ambarita) More >>

Papua: Clashes On 50th Anniversary of Indonesia Integration

Friday, 3 May 2013, 11:01 am | The Jakarta Globe

Jayapura & Sorong. The Indonesian government's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the integration of Papua on Wednesday was overshadowed by pro-independence flags being raised across the region and reports of a deadly shooting of separatist activists ... More >>

Audit Agency Probes Causes of Persistent Papua Poverty

Friday, 3 May 2013, 10:38 am | The Jakarta Globe

Papua has received some Rp 40 trillion in funds since integration, but the region remains one of the poorest in Indonesia. More >>

Separatist-Linked Man Nabbed in Cop-Killing

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 4:28 pm | The Jakarta Globe

Police in the restive province of Papua have arrested a man suspected of taking part in an attack at a police residential compound in the Yapen Islands district on Saturday that left an officer dead. More >>

'Autonomy Plus' to Tackle Issues Plaguing Papua

Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 5:18 pm | The Jakarta Globe

Papua has been wracked by violence in recent weeks, with accounts from police and Papuan activists often at odds. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has called for increased autonomy for Papua province to address the host of development and security ... More >>

Gunmen Shoot at Passing Military Convoy in Papua

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 11:42 am | The Jakarta Globe

Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a passing military convoy in Timika, Papua, on Monday. There were no casualties. The ambush took place shortly before noon on Monday as four vehicles carrying five soldiers each motored past Tanggul Timur Road, in ... More >>

Government Downplays Reported Malnutrition Deaths in Papua

Friday, 5 April 2013, 11:37 am | The Jakarta Globe

Indonesian government officials have denied a recent allegation that dozens of people in a Papuan district died after suffering from severe malnutrition. Frits Bernard Kamuki Ramandey, acting secretary of the Papuan Human Rights Commission, said 95 ... More >>