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Jayapura city government preps location for VCO industries

Sunday, 12 June 2016, 7:35 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Jayapura (ANTARA News) - The Jayapura city government, Papua, is preparing a location for establishing several industries of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) and creative palm leaf rib in Skow Sae Village, Muara Tami Sub-district, to meet the local demand. More >>

Dissolving KNPB Not Solution in West Papua

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 8:44 am | West Papua Media Alerts

Sorong, Jubi – Disbanding the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) will not solve problems in Papua, said a member of West Papua Legislative Council, Dominggus Sani. More >>

Wenda: ‘My deportation is a result of a misunderstanding'

Friday, 27 March 2015, 2:41 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Benny Wenda, spokesperson for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, who was deported from Papua New Guinea today, believes that his visa troubles are a technical issue that can be resolved. More >>

Kamoro people take a stand against Freeport smelter plans

Monday, 23 March 2015, 2:27 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Since Indonesia decided to enforce its 2009 mineral law that obliged mining companies to process ore within Indonesia, attention has focussed on the biggest mining operation in the country: Freeport McMoran’s gold and copper mine in Timika, Papua. Freeport ... More >>

Rich Mining Resource Which Has Always Led to Violence

Sunday, 18 January 2015, 5:12 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

In the middle of the 1930s, a group of experts, Dr Jean Jaques Dozy, Dr A.H. Colijn and Ir F. Wissel who were employees of the Dutch company called NNGPM, went on an expedition to climb the Cartensz Mountain in the island of Papua during their vacation. ... More >>

Father Nato Gobay : Papuans are not hunting Animals

Monday, 12 January 2015, 7:38 am | West Papua Media Alerts

Nabire, Jubi - Secretary General of the diocese of Timika, Father Nato Gobay, in front of thousands of Catholics who attended the nomination (pentabisan) event of 10 priests in the diocese of Timika, Tuesday (6/1), said,Papuans are human. Not that ... More >>

Tembagapura Timika police terrorized by Armed Criminal Group

Sunday, 11 January 2015, 10:09 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Translated from bahasa Indonesia http://news.detik.com/read/2015/01/09/035006/2798296/10/polsek-tembagapura-timika-diteror-kelompok-kriminal-bersenjata?9922022 Fri, 09/01/2015 03:50 WIB Tembagapura Timika police terrorized by Armed Criminal Group Jayapura - Police Office Tembagapura, Timika, Papua terrorized by a unkown ... More >>

Claims Of Torture By Security Forces In West Papua

Sunday, 11 January 2015, 10:06 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

The spokesperson for the global Free West Papua Campaign claims up to 1000 police and military deployed to the Timika region in West Papua have tortured people in the area. More >>

2 Brimob Police 1 Freeport Employee Shot Dead In Tembagapura

Sunday, 4 January 2015, 3:26 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

1)Actors Pursue Brimob shootings in Tembagapura 2) Three bodies of shooting victims autopsied 3) Amole Task Force members Freeport-Employee Shot Dead More >>

Boxing Day Whakamarama crash victim identified

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:58 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

A man who died in a crash on State Highway 2, near Whakamarama on Boxing Day can now be identified as Kevin Francis Keane. More >>

Indonesia Govt halts division of regions in West Papua

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:56 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

The government announced Sunday that it would halt the establishment of new administrative regions in Papua as the current ones had yet to improve people’s welfare. More >>

Jokowi advised to sit together with Papuan Separatist Group

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:53 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Director General of the Ministry of Interior for Regional Autonomy, Djohermansyah Djohan advised President Joko Widodo to invite all community groups in Papua for dialogue and sittogether. Without exception the separatist movement which fought ... More >>

Jakarta Globe Reports Jokowi Statement On Killings in Paniai

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:30 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Via West Papua Media Alerts Jokowi Breaks Silence on Killings in Paniai, Pledges to Resolve Shootings More >>

Security forces in Biak standby to secure President Jokowi

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:25 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Hundreds of security forces of the military, police and the Presidential Guard (Paspampres) alerted for the working visit of President Joko Wdnidodo (Jokowi) and his entourage in Biakon 28 until December 29, 2014. More >>

Names of 10 KNPB members charged on Makar

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:23 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

NABIRE, SUARAPAPUA.COM: Regional Police (Police) Papua, on Wednesday (11/19/2014), detained 10 members of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Nabire and Dogiyairegion. They were arrested with 15 other people while commemorating the 4th anniversary (HUT) ... More >>

Demonstration against the visit of Jokowi, Sentani arrests

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:20 pm | West Papua Media Alerts

Welcoming the arrival of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), dozens of Papuans in Social, Sentani, Jayapura, Papua, protested, requesting Jokowi not to visit Papua. More >>

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 >>





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