Peace in West Papua

Peace in West Papua

September 9, 2020 Free West Papua 2

Peace in West Papua In 2020, Indonesia is the world 49th most peaceful country in the world. Indonesia has gone up 23 numbers from 72nd rank in 2010 according to the Global Peace Index (GPI), […]

Merauke

Merauke

July 11, 2020 Free West Papua 0

Merauke, comes from a story where when the Dutch first entered the Merauke region, precisely around the river Maro. They asked the Marind tribe (native of Merauke) about the name of this region. The Marind […]

stone burning ceremony

The stone burning ceremony

July 10, 2020 Free West Papua 0

The stone burning ceremony was carried out by the Dani tribe in the Baliem Valley, Papua, one of which served as a form of peace to end hostilities due to tribal warfare or to resolve […]

Racism in Papua

Wakol Yelipele on Racism in Papua

June 24, 2020 Free West Papua 0

West Papua Blog received another statement regarding racism in Papua from Papuan student activist. Please check the statement during a webinar here. Wakol Yelipele (Chair of Papua Catholic Students Union or PMKRI) stated that racism […]

West Papua

The Name West Papua

June 2, 2020 Free West Papua 28

The name “West Papua” is used differently by separatist group and government of Indonesia. It sometimes creates confusion due to its political used. The name refers to the western half of the island of New […]

New York Agreement 15 August 1962

May 29, 2020 Free West Papua 0

As a continuation of the resolution of the West Irian problem, the Indonesian Government implemented the “Act of Act” in Irian Jaya (Papua) under UN supervision in 1969. The Pepera was carried out democratically and […]