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Reports from West Papua indicate more deadly armed conflict in Mimika regency. The West Papua National Liberation Army claims responsibility for a series of attacks on security forces in the Indonesian-controlled territory since last week. A Liberation Army spokesman said…
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.…
Villagers Flee to Escape Shootings in Indonesia’s Papua

By The Associated Press, March 7, 2020 JAKARTA, Indonesia — A weeklong shootout between security forces and a rebel group near the world’s largest gold mine in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region has caused nearly 2,000 villagers to flee, officials said…
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…