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 […]

Suebu on Global Warming

Suebu on Global Warming

December 6, 2007 Free West Papua 1

Indonesia’s Papua Governor Barnabas Suebu during an interview with Reuters in Nusa Dua, Bali island December 5, 2007. Indonesia’s Papua offers seven million hectares of pristine rainforest under a pay-and-preserve plan to help the world […]

Stay safe in Papua

Stay Safe in Papua

November 7, 2007 Free West Papua 0

The Free Papua Movement (Organisasi Papua Merdeka or OPM) continues to terrorise the people in Papua and West Papua. Despite their low level insurgency, their violent method of action has caused the people live in […]

True Hero of West Papua

True Hero of West Papua

September 5, 2007 Free West Papua 1

BARNABAS SUEBU, the Governor of Papua, works for West Papuan people and peacefully channels West Papuan aspirations to the central Government of Indonesia which has legally and helpfully developed the land of WEST PAPUA, for […]

Papuan Traditional Dance

Papuan Traditional Dance

July 5, 2007 Free West Papua 0

Papua is a province in Indonesia that has abundant natural resources and strong connection with their culture. One of the most obvious culture expression of Papuan is traditional dance. A traditional dance is often used […]

Free West Papua

Free West Papua

March 21, 2007 Free West Papua 0

Freedom in West Papua refers to people’s desire for concrete improvements in West Papuan life. Everything from ordinary dream of peace to respect for indigenous traditions and tangible improvements in health, welfare and education.

Special Autonomi

Special Autonomy 2001

December 4, 2006 Free West Papua 4

Special autonomy is part of democratic means to address aspiration of Papuan people. In late 2001, Indonesian government introduced a “special autonomy” bill for West Papua. The bill, which was drafted mostly by indigenous Papuans, […]