Indonesia’s Widodo willing to meet Papua pro-independence groups

Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has told media he is prepared to meet West Papuan pro-independence groups to discuss problems in Papua. Viva News reports that President Widodo, known as Jokowi, indicated he was willing to meet anyone to discuss important issues in…
Dialogue with Indonesia is not the answer for West Papua: ULMWP

The United Liberation Movement speaks with one voice and with one clear message. “We demand the freedom of our people and nation from colonial rule is delivered to us through a genuine act of self-determination, in the form of an internationally…
Papuan Liberation Movement wants dialogue

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua supports the idea of dialogue with Indonesia as long as it is mediated internationally, the movement’s secretary says. Indonesia’s government of Joko Widodo has recently made overtures to West Papuan customary and civil…
O’Neill asked to begin dialogue on independence

THE West Papuan community in Papua New Guinea is calling on Prime Minister Peter O’Neill as the new chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group to start dialogue on independence for West Papua. PNG Melanesian Good Governance Organisation’s Steven Andambo, Fred…