Visit Papua

Visit Indonesia Year 2008: Papua

February 7, 2008 Free West Papua 1

Visit Papua is part of Visit Indonesia campaign. Foreign tourists would be interested in visiting Indonesia if they knew the country had a clear concept of ecotourism development. The ecotourism program has moved on time […]

Rivers and Lakes of Papua

The Rivers and Lakes of Papua

February 7, 2008 Free West Papua 0

Rivers and Lakes of Papua – For all travelever around the world, a short and tempting information on wild adventure in the peaceful land of Papua can be found at Indonesia Logue. Virtually all tourists […]

Indonesia - Australia

New Indonesia – Australia security pact

February 7, 2008 Free West Papua 0

A very important pact between Indonesia and Australia hopefully will create a mutual understanding on all issues that will affect the harmony and peaceful relation. Two democratic countries ideally have more common needs than different interest. […]


Suharto in Inside Indonesia

February 6, 2008 Free West Papua 2

Most of Western media coverage on Suharto is in a bad tatste. Just like in my previous article titled The Death of Suharto, I would like to add one more comment on a subjective Western […]

Asmat opposes separatism

Asmat Opposes Separatism

February 2, 2008 Free West Papua 0

“Asmat opposes separatism in Papua and the Asmat ethnic is part of the Unitary State of Indonesia (NKRI).” JAKARTA [kompas] – Asmat people oppose separatism in the land of Papua and they hope that their land, Papua […]

West Papua Human Rights

Human Rights Report on Papua

February 1, 2008 Free West Papua 0

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is one of the most influential human rights defender in the world. However, it is clear that 2008 HRW report on Indonesia was made by too simple and too fast in jumping […]



January 30, 2008 Free West Papua 15

Koteka is one of West Papua unique traditional protector of male genital. Modern society may see it as uncivilised  traditional clothing that should be vanished from the world. However, it is one of our identity, at least in the perspective […]

Papuans' Intellectual Freedom

Papuans’ Intellectual Freedom

January 25, 2008 Free West Papua 1

Papuans’ intellectual freedom. From the bottom of my heart I should salut to Mr. Neles Tebay for his objective analysis on the decision of Indonesia’s government to ban a book entitled “The Sinking of the […]

Richard Samuelson

Shame on Richard Samuelson

January 21, 2008 Free West Papua 3

A tricky opportunist whore Richard Samuelson may look very scary to Indonesian Military, but to Papuan People he is just a puppet master of great men like Sem Karoba and Benny Wenda. Samuelson is nothing […]

West Papua Landslide

Landslide in Indonesia kills 10

January 18, 2008 Free West Papua 0

BBC News, Tuesday, 15 January 2008, 16:18 GMT A landslide in the Indonesian province of Papua has killed at least 10 people, including a six-month-old baby, local officials say. Heavy rain triggered a landslip that […]

West Papua Democratisation

Let Democratisation Spread in West Papua

January 1, 2008 Free West Papua 0

West Papuan leaders have requested talks with Jakarta to discuss greater autonomy, and increased democratisation for their region, which would fall in line with positive developments throughout the archipelago. A resolution of the decades-long conflict […]

West Papua

West Papua Special Treatment

December 14, 2007 Free West Papua 0

  West Papua: Special TreatmentBy: Erica VowlesWednesday 22 August 2007The rights and revenue that were supposed to flow from West Papua’s Special Autonomy Law — implemented by the Indonesian Government in 2001 — are yet […]

West Papua

West Papua

December 12, 2007 Free West Papua 5

West Papua province (Indonesian: Papua Barat) is a province of Indonesia. It covers the two western peninsulas of the island of New Guinea, Bird’s Head Peninsula and Bomberai Peninsula, along with nearby islands. The province is bordered to the north by the Pacific Ocean, to […]

Papua Province

Papua Province

December 12, 2007 Free West Papua 32

Papua province is the largest and easternmost province of Indonesia, comprising most of Western New Guinea. It is bordered by the state of Papua New Guinea to the east, the province of West Papua to the west, the Pacific Ocean to the north, and the Arafura Sea to […]