31 people have been killed in West Papua. Why?

The construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in Indonesia’s Papua province, marking the region’s deadliest bout of violence in years. What happened? Every December 1, West Papuan separatists pay homage to what they call their ‘independence day’. Many…
Sixteen bodies recovered in aftermath of Papua massacre

Eyewitness accounts and the Liberation Army said at least 24 Indonesian construction workers were killed on Sunday by the separatist group. One Indonesian soldier was also killed in a shootout later that day. AFP reported a local military commander, Binsar Panjaitan,…
West Papua Liberation Army claims responsibility for Papua killings

The West Papua Liberation Army is claiming responsibility for the killings of at least 24 Indonesian construction workers in Papua. The claims confirmed initial blame placed on the separatist group by Indonesian authorities, and marked a deadly escalation of conflict in the…
Dozens killed in Papua attack

Papuan separatists are suspected of killing at least 24 Indonesian construction workers in Papua‘s Yigi district. Papuan separatists are suspected of killing at least 24 Indonesian construction workers in Papua’s Yigi district. An Indonesian military spokesman said the violence started…
Fewer people involved in sorcery-related killing: MP

April 23, 2018 The National RAICOAST MP Peter Sapia says only a few people were involved in sorcery-related killings in Nahu-Rawa after efforts by churches and community leaders to restore peace. Sapia, pictured, said the small group continued to kill people…