UN rights chief unable to secure West Papua visit

The UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet says her office has so far been unable to secure a trip to Indonesia’s West Papua. In January, Indonesia agreed in principle to allow a visit by the rights chief, but this has…
Renewed calls for UN to visit Papua following protests

News DeskThe Jakarta Post The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called once again for the United Nations to visit Papua and West Papua following the racial abuse that sparked widespread protests in the country’s easternmost regions.  Previously, Pacific countries of…
Indonesia not resolving grievances in Papua – UN

The bodies of 16 people were retrieved from the Highlands region last week, after a group of Indonesian construction workers were massacred. The West Papua Liberation Army, which has claimed responsibility for the killings, has claimed the workers were Indonesian…