Australia Network News Linda Mottram, Canberra — Australia’s foreign minister Stephen Smith has reiterated Canberra’s support for Indonesia’s sovereignty over Papua. Activists have used the visit of Indonesia’s president to Australia this week, to call […]
Reuters India Sunanda Creagh — Separatists in Indonesia’s politically sensitive Papua province were behind deadly attacks in 2009 on workers near a mine run by a unit of Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc, a […]
Nethy Dharma Somba — The government is being urged to immediately issue 19 government regulations to assist the implementation of special bylaws in Papua. Sophie Maipauw, Regional Representatives’ Council (DPD) from Papua and West Papua, […]
Tribal leaders in Papua will accommodate special autonomy or popular as Otsus. “The Bill 21/2001 on Otsus for Papua and West Papua provinces is a real form of recognition and respect to Papuan cultural and […]
Free Papua Movement (OPM) founder Nicholas Jouwe, on Thursday, said that Papua Merdeka is only a dream. Papua will never be independent, because it has been independent in the frame of the Republic of Indonesia. […]
Papua – Jakarta dialog will be held to resolve the problem in Papua. Preparing this dialog, the consolidation team is established to accommodate Papuan aspirations and views. The team is to set the format and […]
Indonesia is building a 41-kilometer road connecting Jayapura with Sentani. Papua Governor Barnabas Suebu has been launching the project to anticipate a population boom in Jayapura city, whose growth reaches 5 percent annually.