Death toll from West Papua clashes rises to 26

The death toll from clashes between protesters and Indonesian forces in West Papua has risen to 26. Violence erupted in the provincial capital Jayapura and the main Highlands town Wamena on Sunday, an escalation of protests that have gripped the…
Violent Protests in Papua Leave at Least 20 Dead

By The Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia — Violent protests by hundreds of people on Monday touched off by rumors that a teacher insulted an indigenous student in the restive Indonesian province of Papua have left at least 20 civilians dead, including…
Deadly unrest breaks out again in West Papua

Deadly unrest has broken out again in West Papua, as Indonesian security forces cracked down on more student mobilisations. Today in the capital of Papua province, Jayapura, as many as four people were killed, including at least one West Papuan…
More protests in Papuan regencies

West Papuans continue to mobilise to protest against racism, with rallies being held today in several regencies of Papua. Large protests kicked off in the Indonesia-ruled region last week in response to harassment of Papuan students in Javanese cities. Despite…