Indonesia says 1 soldier killed in ongoing Papua clash

TIMIKA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s military said Monday that a soldier was killed in an ongoing clash between security forces and a rebel group near the world’s largest gold mine in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region. The clashes, which began Feb.…
West Papuans to Seek Mass Political Asylum in Papua New Guinea.

By Lewis Prai Wellip The Deputy Regent of Nduga regency in West Papua, Mr Wentinus Nemiagge has warned the Indonesian Government and President Jokowi. If they don’t withdraw all the troops (Organic and Non-organic) in the Ndugama region of West…
West Papua rebels unite to form new army

Armed rebel groups in Indonesia’s West Papua have reportedly united to form a new army under a single command. A release from the office of the chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, Benny Wenda, says it’s the…
OPM calls for UN action in Papua

The Free West Papua Movement, or OPM, has called for United Nations intervention over conflict in Papua’s Nduga regency. The Highlands regency is the current focal point of armed conflict between Indonesian security forces and the West Papua Liberation Army.…