Papua’s Internet May Gradually Return to Normal Soon: Kominfo

Translator: Ricky Mohammad Nugraha Editor:  Markus Wisnu Murti TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Ministry of Communications and Information (Kominfo) announced that it may gradually lift the internet bandwidth throttling across all cellular service operators in Papua and West Papua following an official recommendation from the Indonesian…
UN rights chief secures Jakarta agreement for Papua access

Indonesia has agreed in principle to allow the office of the United Nations human rights commissioner into Papua region, or West Papua. This comes amid continuing violence in the region’s Highlands regencies between the West Papua Liberation Army and Indonesian security forces.…

Andre Barahamin – 28 Mar, 2017, New Mandala Why have Jokowi’s promises to open up Indonesia’s “forbidden island” to journalists and rights monitors flunked? On 20 December 2016, the Legal Aid Foundation for Indonesia Press (LBH Pers) staged a press conference.…