Indonesian President Joko Widodo says he’s willing to meet West Papua leaders this week to discuss their demands for an independence referendum. The offer comes as protests in West Papua enter a second week, with calls for the United Nations…
West Papua – the Next East Timor

The Indonesia’s “Look East” Diplomacy entails stepping up on its propaganda against United Liberation Movement For West Papua or ULMWP. This is legitimated by the proposition that to go against ULMWP is for the best interests of the People of…
Protest at Indonesian trade show in Auckland

Advocates for West Papua in New Zealand are protesting a major Pacific trade show put on by Indonesia. About a dozen people including New Zealand MP Marama Davidson have gathered in Auckland to oppose the Pacific Exposition. The event, which…
Indonesia is cementing control over West Papua

By NITHIN COCA, Freelance Journalist, SSNews  EARLIER this month, the Indonesian military raided and destroyed the offices of the West Papuan National Committee, a separatist group in the country’s easternmost region, which has long agitated for independence.  The raid came…

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Free West Papua Campaign has welcomed the call by the United Nation’s human rights experts for “Prompt and impartial investigations … into numerous cases of alleged killings, unlawful arrests, and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment…
Indonesia is cementing control over West Papua

The Solomon Star News, By NITHIN COCA, Freelance Journalist  EARLIER this month, the Indonesian military raided and destroyed the offices of the West Papuan National Committee, a separatist group in the country’s easternmost region, which has long agitated for independence. …