Signs of influx of West Papuans to PNG

There are signs of an influx of West Papuans into Papua New Guinea amid a protracted conflict across the border. Since 2018, there’s been a surge of violent exchanges between the West Papua Liberation Army and Indonesian security forces in…
West Papua unrest: Shootout prompts border closure

Land and sea access between Indonesia and Papua New Guinea has been closed after a shootout at the border. This follows reports of an Indonesian troop build-up along the border from communities in PNG’s West Sepik province. Indonesian-ruled West Papua…
Shop closed at border

By CLIFFORD FAIPARIK and REBECCA KUKU AN Indonesian shopping centre frequented by Papua New Guineans at the border with Indonesia has been closed indefinitely after a clash between rebels and Indonesian soldiers. This was confirmed yesterday by PNG Consular-General Geoffrey…
West Papuan independence fighters ‘injure two in border shooting’

West Papuan Revolution Army raised morning star flag before shoot-out ahead of legislative elections, say reports West Papuan independence fighters did a “war dance”, raised the banned morning star flag and shot at Indonesian security personnel near the border with Papua…