UN Highlights Arrests, Killings in Indonesia’s Papua Region

Recent tensions have been connected to Jakarta’s planned extension of the region’s Special Autonomy Law. The United Nations has once again voiced its consternation about the tense political situation in Indonesia’s Papua region, after months of escalating tensions between the…
Bible translator tortured, shot dead by Indonesian Army: report

By Leah MarieAnn Klett, Christian Post Reporte A Christian pastor and Bible translator killed in Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua was likely tortured by a military officer who then shot him dead, a new report has revealed. On Monday, Indonesia’s…
Tempo Indonesia: Cover-up in Papua

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military is strongly suspected of being behind the death of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani. This only moves Papua further away from Indonesia. THE report by the independent humanitarian team investigating the death of Pastor Yeremia Zanambani is a slap…
West Papuan protesters killed by Indonesian police: Witnesses

But national police deny a deadly shooting incident took place in an interview with Al Jazeera. By  Febriana Firdaus, Aljazeera Jakarta, Indonesia – At least six protesters and one military officer have been killed and several others including children wounded…