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  • Papuans Demand Restoration of Violated Rights

    Hundreds of people in Papua joined a rally on Thursday (10/12) to mark the Human Rights Day in different locations in the seat of the capital, Jayapura. Participants denounced human rights violations by the government and multinational companies operating...
  • Border in Papua Disputed

    Around 200 residents of Ugimba, Paniai regency in Papua, yesterday insisted that the Mimika Regent resolve the issue concerning the border between Mimika and Paniai regencies. Those who claimed to be the owners of the communal land rights of the Grassberg...
  • Indonesia's Sinar Mas Accused of Illegal Land Clearing

    Greenpeace on Thursday released new evidence of illegal land clearing in West Kalimantan conducted by the Sinar Mas business group, the second largest palm oil plantation company in the world. A report by the international green group into the matter reve...
  • 4,745 HIV/AIDS carriers in Papua

    JAYAPURA, Dec. 10 – The Health Office of Papua Province said that 4,745 people in the Indonesian easternmost province carried HIV/AIDS, a local official has said....
  • Film: Forgotten Bird of Paradise

    Let op: dit artikel komt uit pro-indonesische bron!!Forgotten Bird of Paradise who screening in England, not documenter film about Papua,  Benny Wenda and his networking in England, Dutch and Australia try to promote the film and hopefully take suppo...
  • Papuan Priest Is Recognized for His Work in the Name of Human Rights

    Papuan priest Yohanes Jonga has been named the recipient of the 2009 Yap Thiam Hien Award, the country’s most prestigious human rights accolade, for his fearless struggles in the troubled province, the organizing committee said....
  • The thruth and nothing but the truth, so help me God

    Not everyone agrees with Benny Wenda. I try to be as objective as possible, therefore I decided to publish another sound. I agree at least with the last sentence of this comment. Read below comment on papuatoday.wordpress.com: Mr.Benny Wenda always sell ...
  • Can REDD Keep Indonesia’s Forests Green?

    It’s the hottest acronym going in the world of climate change. The UN-backed Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation is being touted as both the savior of rain forests and a new natural resource commodity that will bring untold ...
  • Riau Villagers Want Forestry Companies Out

    Residents of Teluk Meranti in Riau are seeking the expulsion of forestry industry companies operating in the district, claiming the companies have brought nothing by misery....
  • Red-Faced BPMigas Retracts Deal Objections

    Upstream oil and gas regulator BPMigas on Friday blamed an administrative delay for questioning on Wednesday the validity of a natural gas contract between state energy firm PT Pertamina and a Japanese buyer, saying it had received the necessary approval ...
  • West Papua Government Seeks 9% Stake in Freeport

    The West Papua provincial government is aiming to buy a 9.36 percent stake in PT Freeport Indonesia, which has the rights to mine the massive Grasberg copper and gold mine....
  • West Papua Report December 2009

    This is the 67th 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 sourc...
  • How West Papua was stolen

    Let op: dit is de reactie van een internetbezoeker van socialistworker.org. Het publiceren ervan betekent niet automatisch dat de webmaster van west-papua.nl de visie van deze bezoeker deelt, maar het wel interessant genoeg vindt om deze ter ken...
  • Police Release 13 Papuans; Activists Appeal for Dialog

    The police have released 13 Papuans who were arrested on Tuesday as they held a peaceful rally to celebrate the 48th anniversary of the pro-independence Free Papua Movement, the Papua Police chief said on Thursday....
  • Dertig Papoea’s voor vlaggen opgepakt

    JAYAPURA - De Indonesische politie heeft gisteren in de onrustige provincie Papua zo'n dertig betogers opgepakt die met onafhankelijkheidsvlaggen zwaaiden. Dat hebben lokale media gemeld....
  • Solidarity with West Papua on 1 December 2009

     Flying the Morning Star at Parliament, WellingtonBekijk de foto's...
  • Video footage of Indonesian troops opening fire on peaceful West Papua protestors

    Shocking video footage has emerged showing Indonesian troops opening fire on Papuan protestors in Jayapura, West Papua on 1st December. A number of Papuans including women and children had gathered by the roadside to mark independence day. They were hold...
  • Filmverslag 1 december actie Den Haag

    Gepost door: Manyouri () Datum: 07 december 2009 09:57 Hierbij een foto-verslag van de afgelopen manifestatie in Den Haag. ...
  • Women in Papua Continue to Suffer

    Women and their families in Papua are continuing to be forced out of their homes when their land is cleared for mining purposes and the government does nothing to stop this, the leader of the Papuan People’s Assembly said on Wednesday....
  • Rallies, Arrests Mark Papua’s Anniversary of ‘Independence’

    As rights activists rallied on Tuesday in Washington demanding the immediate release of two Papuan men on the fifth anniversary of their arrest for raising a separatist flag, 13 other activists were charged in Jayapura, Papua, for demonstrating....