Rolling protests in West Papua

A SERIES of protests has taken place in West Papua in support of Vanuatu’s plan to address human rights abuse by Indonesia. The protests in Sentani and Jayapura led to some 80 arrests by security forces. Vanuatu has promised to…
Arrests at West Papua Protest

INDONESIAN security forces have arrested 50 protesters who want human rights abuses in West Papua to be addressed by Pacific leaders. The protest in Sentani called on leaders at the Pacific Islands Forum on Nauru to raise the issue of…
ULMWP akan gelar aksi nasional dukung pertemuan PIF

Jayapura – Komite Aksi United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) akan menggelar aksi mobilisasi massa rakyat West Papua dan doa bersama di seluruh tanah Papua pada 4 September 2018. Bentuk dukungan terhadap pelaksanaan KTT Pasific Island Forum (PIF) di…
West Papua protest at Forum summit in Apia

A small, but vocal, group of protesters gathered this morning outside the Sheraton Aggies Resort in Apia, venue of the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting, to raise awareness about the plight of West Papua and its people. Protest organiser…
Human rights groups protest over 500 arrests of Papuan demonstrators

Jakarta-based based human rights watchdog Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (Elsam) and its local partner in Papua, Elsham Papua, have condemned intimidation and violence by police officers against activist Whens Tebay during mass arrests in West Papua  this week,…

The National Committee for West Papua, the KNPB, is saying that another seven of its activists were captured by the Indonesian military on Friday. This follows the arrest of six KNPB activists on Thursday, who were detained in the provincial…

West Papuan independence leader Willy Mandowen joined Jana Wendt in the studio. Updated 23 Aug 2013 JANA WENDT: Willy Mandowen, Indonesia is offering you a form of autonomy; what`s wrong with the offer? WILLY MANDOWEN, WEST PAPUAN INDEPENDENCE LEADER: It`s insignificant,…