Indonesian investigators attacked while probing Papuan pastor’s death

An Indonesian fact-finding team probing the recent death of a West Papuan pastor has been attacked while conducting investigations. The government-sanctioned team has concluded the field investigation into the shooting of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani, which his community in Intan Jaya…
Team probing Papua shootings attacked

Two members of an investigative team sent to Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua were shot and wounded during a fact-finding mission related to recent shootings in the area, the government said. The team was sent to Papua’s Intan Jaya district…
Do Papuan lives matter? by DevPolicyBlog

The tragic death of George Floyd has revitalised the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement not only in the USA, but also in other parts of the world. In one of Australia’s closest neighbours, Indonesia, the BLM movement has helped place…
Forum seeks clarification on Papua access

The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano, says it’s vital there is open and constructive dialogue on the human rights situation in West Papua. He has written to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human…
Indonesian Women Support Free West Papua

Original Video at YouTube in Bahasa Indonesia here: https://youtu.be/aXsIObI4Rss Translation by MELANESIA.news Papua Merdeka! This is our humanitarian call. This is our humanitarian call. The state manipulates many things that we learned, manipulation of history that we learn. We act…
Exposing the Stupidity of Indonesian Netizen on West Papua

Original Video in Bahasa Indonesia Transcript in English by MELANESIA.news Finally this video is done. Certainly we all heard in this week, many news regarding Indonesian diplomat, who is still very young, and was very angry to a nation-state that…
Villagers Flee to Escape Shootings in Indonesia’s Papua

By The Associated Press, March 7, 2020 JAKARTA, Indonesia — A weeklong shootout between security forces and a rebel group near the world’s largest gold mine in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region has caused nearly 2,000 villagers to flee, officials said…