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

A very interesting article by Erica Vowles on Papua Issue…. West Papua: Special Treatment By: Erica Vowles Wednesday 22 August 2007 The rights and revenue that were supposed to flow from West Papua’s Special Autonomy […]

West Papua

West Papua

December 12, 2007 Free West Papua 2

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 7

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 […]

Democracy in West Papua

But is it democratic?

December 8, 2007 Free West Papua 0

The following article is about Democracy in West Papua Indonesian democrats have mixed feelings about Papua’s independence Stanley To what extent has democratisation at the centre benefited Papua? When Habibie took over from Suharto, Papuans […]