Indonesian military and police have seized the West Papua National Committee headquarters in the Southern city of Timika. Dozens of officers descended on the building on Monday, tearing down walls and ordering an end to operations. The Jakarta Post reported the local…
NZ’s Peters asked to help end Papua standoff

New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters is being asked to appeal to Jakarta to peacefully negotiate an end a stand off in Papua. The call from West Papua Action in Auckland came amid reports of up to 1300 people being…

RadioNZ – Indonesia’s National Commission on Human Rights is to visit Indonesia’s Papua region this month to investigate the deaths of two Papuans allegedly shot by soldiers last week. The Jakarta Post reports the commissioner Natalius Pigai has deplored the…

The spokesperson for the global Free West Papua Campaign claims up to 1000 police and military deployed to the Timika region in West Papua have tortured people in the area. In a statement, Benny Wenda says up to 116 people…