Kharishar Kahfi – The Jakarta Post A recent digital forensic investigation has revealed that multiple attempts have taken place in the digital world to manipulate the narrative about the protests and riots in the Papua and West Papua provinces in favor…
Indonesia bans foreign diplomats’ access to Papua amid separatist unrest

Indonesia has effectively banned foreign diplomats and the United Nations from visiting Papua, as separatist unrest continues to challenge Jakarta’s authority. The government says security concerns prevent it from allowing access to foreign embassies or its citizens wanting to visit…
PNG welcome West Papua refugees

Port Moresby, PAPUA NEW GUINEA – October 15, 2019: 10am (NBC NEWS PNG): Papua New Guinea will stand ready to welcome refugees from West Papua if they decide to seek refuge in the country. Prime Minister James Marape made these remarks…
Papua Police name 13 suspects for deadly Wamena unrest

Papua Police name 13 suspects for deadly Wamena unrest – National – The Jakarta Post The Papua Police have named 13 people suspects for allegedly having been behind the recent deadly unrest in Wamena, Jayawijaya regency, which caused tens of…
Shop closed at border

By CLIFFORD FAIPARIK and REBECCA KUKU AN Indonesian shopping centre frequented by Papua New Guineans at the border with Indonesia has been closed indefinitely after a clash between rebels and Indonesian soldiers. This was confirmed yesterday by PNG Consular-General Geoffrey…
Australia urges restraint in West Papua amid ongoing violence

PACIFIC, RNZ Australia’s government has urged restraint by all relevant parties in West Papua amid ongoing unrest in the Indonesian ruled region. The death toll from violence in the Papuan cities of Jayapura and Wamena on Monday has risen to 26. Violence…
Three people, including 3-year-old, killed in West Papua clash

Three civilians, including a 3-year old boy, have died in a shootout with rebels in West Papua, Indonesia’s military says. The military insisted the people were shot by rebel fighters, while but a Papuan pro-independence military group said Indonesian soldiers…