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  • Jakarta sends anti-terror police to Papua mine

    Indonesia deployed scores of anti-terror police on Sunday to its eastern Papua province after two fatal shootings in as many days, and reported gun battles between security forces and unknown gunmen near the Grasberg mine owned by a subsidiary of the US&r...
  • Free Papua Movement denies involvement in shootings

    Some Papuan police sources are blaming the shootings on the Free Papua Movement, but one rebel representatives has denied involvement....
  • Moderate quake hits Indonesia's Papua

    JAKARTA: A 5.7-magnitude quake hit Indonesia's remote Papua province Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage....
  • Australian police assist Papua murder probe

    The Federal Government says two Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers have arrived in Papua to help investigate the murder of Australian mine worker Drew Grant. Policemen stand guard in front of the entrance to Grasberg mine. (Reuters : Muhammad Ya...
  • Teams probe Australian's murder in Papua

    A 40-member team of police and forensics specialists has arrived in Indonesia's restive Papua province to investigate the shooting death of an Australian employee of the US mining giant Freeport, officials say....
  • Unfinished Business: Police Accountability in Indonesia.

    In het rapport doet Amnesty de aanbeveling dat de Indonesische regering publiekelijk erkent dat politiegeweld een wijdverspreid probleem vormt in Indonesië en dat er snel een onpartijdig onderzoek moet worden ingesteld naar beschuldigingen van overtr...
  • Losing Papua - Jakarta Post Editorial

            Losing Papua - Jakarta Post Editorial       21 March 2006 Days after peaceful gubernatorial elections in the provinces of Papua and the newly established West Irian Jaya, three policemen and a member o...
  • 'Sniper' responsible for Australian's death in Papua

    Security has been stepped up at the Grasberg mine. (Reuters : Muhammad Yamin) The Australian mine worker shot dead in Papua, possibly by a sniper, is 29-year-old Victorian man Drew Grant, who was married with a young child....
  • Protesters barricade Mimika KPUD

    A group in Mimika, Papua, blockaded the entrance to the local General Elections Comission (KPUD) office on Monday as the organization  has still not announced the results of April’s legislative elections....
  • A democratic dark spot in Indonesia

    Legislative election results in April indicate that incumbent Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will likely win Wednesday's presidential vote in Indonesia. Unless Yudhoyono plans some dramatic changes for his second term, Jakarta's duplicitous laws and reliance on...
  • Het 62e maandelijks rapport van West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) verschenen

    This is the 62ndt in a series of monthly reports that focus on developments affecting Papuans. This series is produced by the non-profit West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) drawing on media accounts, other NGO assessments, and analysis and reporting from sour...
  • Papua activist gets 3 years for peaceful `provocation'

    West Papua Indonesia put Buchtar Tabuni 3 years for using word Referendum Yes and Autonomy No. 08 Jul 2009Indonesia Law and court doubt, just peacefully express the political few true the demonstration ender up 3 years in prisonBuchtar Tabuni let...
  • Konsensus Nasional Papua ( video )

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peFgxOzK6zoatauhttp://papuanews.viavideo.nl/ Pertemuan Masyarakat Papua di kota Utrecht , negeri Belanda, untuk membicarakan bersama tentang surat undagan dari ketua Panitia Konsensus Nasional Papua ( KNP ) tuan Markus....
  • Indonesia: Reports reveal police, army abuses

    An Amnesty International report published on June 24, Unfinished Business: Police Accountability in Indonesia, said beatings, torture, extortion, and even murder are still habitually carried out by Indonesian police, although some improvements have been m...
  • End defence ties with Indonesian military

    Press Release: Indonesian Human Rights Committee Media Release: Call for New Zealand to end defence ties with the Indonesian military. 28 June, 2009 The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has written to Minister of Defence, Dr Wayne Mapp, to urge the New...
  • Al-Jazeera cancels Papua documentary screening

    In what seems to be a last minute decision, television news network Al-Jazeera English decided not to premiere on Thursday a highly-sensitive documentary highlighting the plight of Papuans. It also removed the film’s synopsis from the list of featur...
  • Police shoot dead one Papuan, wound three

    A resident of Enarotali town in the Papuan regency of Paniai was killed and three others injured Tuesday after officers from the police’s Mobile Brigade opened fire on them.Head of the Paniai Customary Institute, John Gobay, said Mica Boma, 58, suff...
  • Al Jazeera to premiere Papua documentary

    News TV-channel Al Jazeera English will broadcast an Australian documentary highlighting the plight of Papuans that will likely upset the Indonesian government. It will be premiered on July 2.Directed by Australian filmmaker Jono van Hest, the documentary...