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  • Angry Soldiers Run Riot in Papua

    Jayapura. Hundreds of soldiers went after senior officers on Wednesday and damaged their battalion headquarters in Papua after the family of a deceased soldier was told to pay half the cost of flying his body home....
  • Army chief flies to Papua to meet raging soldiers

    Army chief of staff Gen. Agustadi Sasongko is flying to Sentani in Papua to meet the protesting soldiers that have put Papua in red alert....
  • Melanesian Culture Day vervroegd programma

    Beste mensen, Zaterdag mei a.s. zal de derde Melanesian Culture Day gehouden worden in de Melkweg in Amsterdam. Door een wijziging in het programma is de aanvang van de dag vervroegd naar 14.30 uur. De deuren gaan open om 14:00 uur. Voor meer info zie www...
  • Ghost of terror grips Papua

    In the lead-up to the elections, Papua was hit by terror. The OPM was accused of involvement, but its leaders behind bars deny it.A fleeting shadow made its way through the heavy rain in Jayapura City on Monday night last week. The machete in the hand of ...
  • Moorden Indonesische autoriteiten op Papua's herdacht

    This month it 's 25 years ago that Arnold Ap and Edward Mofu has been killed by the Indonesian authoreties .We memorize them and all those others who gave their lives for West-Papua.[papuanews.viavideo.nl] [www.youtube.com]...
  • West Papua: English activist and presentation kit download

    With this being such a crucial year for West Papua, we have put 
together a West Papua activist kit that people around the world can 
download from their computers and take action to spread awareness 
about the ongoing atrocities an crim...
  • Kantoor Rode Kruis in Papua moet dicht

    JAKARTA - Het Internationale Comité van zijn Rode Kruis moet zijn kantoor in Papua sluiten. De Indonesische regering zegt dat zij het Rode Kruis nooit toestemming heeft verleend om in de oostelijke provincie een bijkantoor te openen en rebellen te ...
  • a message today directly from West Papua

    SPMNews received a message today directly from West Papua saying "one of the students who was shot and hospitalised in Numbay, West Papua died because of hanged by the Indoneian army after being taken away from the hospital today, 22 April 2009."...
  • International Committee of the Red Cross thrown out of West Papua

    In another episode of intense paranoia, the Indonesian regime have thrown out the International Committee of the Red Cross from West Papua, simply because they visited Papuan political prisoners....
  • Internationaal Comité van het Rode Kruis (ICRC) moest haar kantoor in Papua te sluiten

    (Associated Press) Ambtenaren hebben donderdag 23 april verklaard dat de regering van Indonesië het Internationaal Comité van het Rode Kruis (ICRC) heeft opgedragen haar kantoor in Papua te sluiten nadat medewerkers gevangenen hebben bezocht i...
  • Indonesia shuts Red Cross office in Papua province

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's government ordered the International Committee of the Red Cross to shut its office in Papua province after staff members visited suspected rebels in jail, officials said Thursday....
  • Political Prisoner is physically abused by Public Prosecutors

    Indonesian Public Prosecutors have triggered an attack against a Political Prisoner, Buchtar Tabuni, at the Jayapura District Court, 22 April 2009, in Jayapura, West Papua...
  • Indonesia tells ICRC to leave Papua

    Indonesia has ordered the International Committee of the Red Cross to leave the Papua region after its officials visited separatists in jail....
  • Activist allegedly assaulted by Indonesian prosecutors

    Lawyers for West Papuan activist Buchtar Tabuni claim he has been assaulted by Indonesian police and three public prosecutors....
  • VS wil gedeeltelijke autonomie voor Papoea

    (Novum/AP) - Indonesië moet zijn provincie Papoea, voormalig Nederlands Nieuw-Guinea, 'een zekere mate van autonomie' toestaan. Dat heeft de Amerikaanse minister van buitenlandse zaken Hillary Rodham Clinton woensdag gezegd. Clinton zei dat de regeri...
  • Bodies of aviators flown to Jakarta

    The bodies of two aviators killed in a plane crash in Puncak Jaya regency, Papua, were evacuated Tuesday to Timika in Mimika regency before being flown to Jakarta....
  • `Don't give up,' Indonesian rights abuse victims told

    The struggle for justice in Indonesia for those who have lost loved ones "has just started", said a pioneer of the human rights movement in Argentina, Taty Almeida....
  • Papua activist’s family home ransacked by Indonesian police

    A Papuan activist, and spokesman for the West Papua National Committee, Victor Yeimo, claims his family’s home in Nabire has been ransacked by Indonesian police....
  • Ill-fated Mimika Air plane has no black box

    Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The plane carrying eight people that crashed in Gergaji mountain area in Papua had no blackbox, the head of the National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT), Tatang Kurniadi, said here on Monday....
  • Papuan District Head Accused of Graft in Contract Case

    The Corruption Eradication Commission, or KPK, on Monday officially declared Jules Warikar, the head of Supiori district in impoverished Papua Province, a suspect in a graft case....