Kharishar Kahfi – The Jakarta Post A recent digital forensic investigation has revealed that multiple attempts have taken place in the digital world to manipulate the narrative about the protests and riots in the Papua and West Papua provinces in favor…
Indonesia bans foreign diplomats’ access to Papua amid separatist unrest

Indonesia has effectively banned foreign diplomats and the United Nations from visiting Papua, as separatist unrest continues to challenge Jakarta’s authority. The government says security concerns prevent it from allowing access to foreign embassies or its citizens wanting to visit…
PNG welcome West Papua refugees

Port Moresby, PAPUA NEW GUINEA – October 15, 2019: 10am (NBC NEWS PNG): Papua New Guinea will stand ready to welcome refugees from West Papua if they decide to seek refuge in the country. Prime Minister James Marape made these remarks…
Papua Police name 13 suspects for deadly Wamena unrest

Papua Police name 13 suspects for deadly Wamena unrest – National – The Jakarta Post The Papua Police have named 13 people suspects for allegedly having been behind the recent deadly unrest in Wamena, Jayawijaya regency, which caused tens of…
Three people, including 3-year-old, killed in West Papua clash

Three civilians, including a 3-year old boy, have died in a shootout with rebels in West Papua, Indonesia’s military says. The military insisted the people were shot by rebel fighters, while but a Papuan pro-independence military group said Indonesian soldiers…
Violent Protests in Papua Leave at Least 20 Dead

By The Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia — Violent protests by hundreds of people on Monday touched off by rumors that a teacher insulted an indigenous student in the restive Indonesian province of Papua have left at least 20 civilians dead, including…
Deadly unrest breaks out again in West Papua

Deadly unrest has broken out again in West Papua, as Indonesian security forces cracked down on more student mobilisations. Today in the capital of Papua province, Jayapura, as many as four people were killed, including at least one West Papuan…
Indonesia arrests another Papuan activist

Police in Indonesia say they have arrested the Papuan activist Steven Itlay and uncovered a plot to stage more riots.Massive protests flared across the Indonesian occupied Papua and West Papua provinces last month, in reaction to racist treatment of Papuan students. Demonstrators…
PNG urges UN visit to West Papua

Papua New Guinea has reiterated a call for UN representatives to visit West Papua amid widespread protests. Indonesia has banned violent protests and separatist speeches in the two Papuan provinces, where at least 10 people have been killed and dozens arrested.…