Indonesia is cementing control over West Papua

The Solomon Star News, By NITHIN COCA, Freelance Journalist  EARLIER this month, the Indonesian military raided and destroyed the offices of the West Papuan National Committee, a separatist group in the country’s easternmost region, which has long agitated for independence. …
Indonesia not resolving grievances in Papua – UN

Recent violence in Papua is the result of grievances in the region that Indonesia is failing to address, the UN human rights office says. The bodies of 16 people were retrieved from the Highlands region last week, after a group…

RadioNZ – Pacific churches have condemned the killing of two West Papuans in a shooting involving Indonesian soldiers last week. They have called on regional leaders to speak out against summary killings, torture and human rights abuse in the Indonesian…

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…