DLP calls for all political parties to join nation-wide Solidarity Day in support of West Papuans on December 1st

June 21, 2016

Indonesian rights body notes rampant rights abuses in Papua

12 April 2016


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Jayapura, Indonesia CNN - 2015 seems to be the farewell for lembaya governmental or non-governmental organizations in Papua. They received instructions from the government of the Republic of Indonesia to cease operations and withdraw from Papua in December.

According to Human Rights Watch, International NGO activists fate is not much different with foreign journalists working in Papua. Their presence gets strict supervision for fear smuggle interests that could potentially destabilizing national's security.

"Discourse closure is long, even on several international NGOs in Papua," said Human Rights Watch activist Andreas Harsono told CNN Indonesia.

A number of international NGOs which had already shut down its operations in Papua, among others, the Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid (CORDAID) in 2010 and the Peace Brigades International (PBI) in 2011.

"Even the presence of foreign journalists in Papua is still very limited. Although Jokowi ordered access to them is opened, it has not obeyed the command of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs," said Andreas.
See also: Foreign Minister to grant licenses to lay out data to Papua Foreign Journalists
Non-profit organizations from the UK, Oxfam, became one of the international NGOs must now be 'folded' in Papua. December was the deadline for Oxfam and other international NGOs left in Papua to hurry withdraw from Earth of Paradise.

"The policy of the central government of the Ministry of Social Affairs stated that all permits cooperation of all international NGOs can not be extended. It can only be worked in Papua until December 2015," said the coordinator of Oxfam eastern Indonesia, Ellva Rori.

Oxfam activities in Papua during this time is to work to improve the welfare of cocoa farmers with aid in the form of counseling, coaching, and other supporting equipment. But now Oxfam inevitably have closed their office in Jayapura.

Separately, Minister of Social Affairs Khofifah Indar Parawansa claimed to not know the policy of closure of international NGOs operating in Papua. According to him, Ministry of Social Affairs had only authorized the extension of residence permits issued recommendations for those who have business with social welfare issues (POM).

"Closing it has nothing to do with us," said Khofifah.

Khofifah declare the existence of NGOs in Papua affairs of other ministries. (AGK)

Data lay Foreign Minister to grant licenses to Papua Foreign Journalists

To get justice we must vote for politicians with integrity

December 9, 2015

Genocide: What The Australian And Indonesian Partnership Is Hiding

December 9th, 2015 | by AnonWatcher

30 November 2015

AJI: Police Target Foreign Journalists at Papuan Student Rally in Jakarta.

Papua's most famous political prisoner, Filep Karma, was freed on Thursday (19/11) after serving 11 years of a 15-year prison sentence imposed for raising the West Papua flag!  

The Free West Papua Party pays tribute to the Freedom Activist Filep Karma. The West Papuan cauldron of genocide has produced a gem of a human being in Filep Karma. Filep is a man of great qualities including integrity.  Filep Karma has been released from prison back into his illegally occupied country. The Free West Papua Party now seeks to release his whole country from its prison. 

This VIDEO has throngs of happy West Papuans gathered to receive him!!!  Reported by BBC Indonesia on Thursday, November 19, 2015

More info on Filep Karma:

Catholic Priests Released after Being Stuck in Police Truck for One Hour

OCTOBER 14, 2015

2 West Papuans High School Boys were shot by Indonesian Police

28 September 2015

After 10 years, West Papua activist, Filep Karma, looks set to walk free

19 August 2015

#TalkAboutIt: Five key things to know about West Papua

July 17, 2015

Indonesian priests concerned about injustice in West Papua

July 17, 2015

David Robie on Fiji, PNG lead betrayal, but still West Papuans triumph

A massive crowd at Timika, Papua, greets the MSG decision to grant West Papuans observer status

West Papua Group Presents Petition

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

West Papua moves to join the Melanesian Family

JUNE 18, 2015

Over 150,000 W.Papuans sign a pro ULMWP petition amid crackdown

JUNE 17, 2015

Vanuatu dumps PM in no confidence motion

June 11, 2015

Torture and beatings of school students in West Papua

June 9, 2015

West Papua Human Rights leader denied entry by United States

May 15, 2015

Foreign media should obtain permits to cover Papua: Chief minister

May 11, 2015

Melanesian solidarity can resist Indonesian 


May 9, 2015

Indonesia: Free All Political Prisoners

May 9, 2015

May 9, 2015

Hundreds arrested across West Papua at 1st May protests

May 4, 2015

Australia cannot respond meekly to Indonesian executions

April 30, 2015

West Papua sacrifices just as important as Anzac bravery

april 26, 2015

The Morning Star Wreath was laid at the State War Memorial,
Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia


21 April 2015

March 31, 2015

Press Release – Benny Wenda detained in Papua New Guinea

March 25, 2015

More information on the shootings and Arrests of Papuans in Yahukimo, West Papua. 4 more Papuans arrested......

March 23, 2015

Indonesian police shoot Papuans fundraising for Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

March 21, 2015

KNPB Yakuhimo NEWS, 1 Members KNPB In

 Capture and KNPB 2 People Shot Police Hold

 In Yakuhimo

March 18, 2015 

Australian taxpayers are paying millions for Indonesian military officers to study Down Under
March 7, 2015
Aussie soil ... the Indonesian air force arrived in Darwin for Exercise Pitch Black last year. Picture Supplied. Source:News Limited

Lanny Jaya Regency, another village burnt to the ground by Indonesian security forces in occupied West Papua.

March 5, 2015

Solomon Islands reporters also unable to ask questions of Retno Marsudi

March 3, 2015

Ofani Eremae, a senior journalist at the
Solomon Star newspaper said:
 "West Papua is a human tragedy; it is a
human rights issue that Indonesia
can no longer keep secret," he said.

Retno Rushes to Scuttle Melanesian 

Recognition of Papua as ‘Occupied State’

March 2, 2015

Reports journalists were banned from asking about West Papua condemned

March 2015

Australia faces link to West Papua torture

August 28, 2012

Mako M. Tabuni

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill shows strong support for West Papua

February 5, 2015

West Papua resubmits application for MSG membership

February 4, 2015

A new public message from Patrick Kaiku, an academic at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG)

February 1, 2015

27 January 2015

Papuans to ask for MSG membership

27 January 2015

Update on Indonesia’s brutality in Timika, West Papua

January 24, 2015

24 January 2015

Indonesia targeting West Papuans with mass arrests and home burning – reports

Tuesday 13 January 2015

Jokowi's Indonesia: Prime Example of Global Neoliberalism's Failure

Jan 12, 2015 at 1:47 pm

Papuans Have Heard Jokowi's Promises, but 

Is the President Listening?

12 January 2015

Australia Faces Link to West Papua Torture

A counter-terrorism unit trained and supplied by Australia is accused of acting as a 'death squad' in Indonesia's West Papua province.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcast: 28/08/2012
Reporter: Hayden Cooper and Lisa Main

Juffa Slams Government over West Papua

25 December 2014

Formation of united West Papua Group seen as Significant

West Papuans Unite to Form New Umbrella Group

10 December 2014

Newly elected spokesman for the unified movement Benny Wenda is treated to a chiefly welcome at the opening ceremony of the meeting in Port Vila. Photo: Ben Bohane/

West Papua deaths: Jokowi to 'follow up' shooting

10 December 2014

5 West Papuans shot dead in Indonesian military rampage

8 December 2014

30 November 2014

Indonesia to increase it's military build up in 

West Papua. The Indonesian military tells 

president Jokowi that they will build a new 

military base in West Papua.

November 29 2014

Transmigration Is the Last Thing That 

Papua and Its People Need

November 10, 2014

PNG to give citizenship for West Papuan refugees

November 6, 2014
Ol refugee blong West Papua long wanpela refugee camp long PNG

Senate supports Greens motion on release of French journalists in West Papua

October 28, 2014

Recently, two West Papuan students were 

murdered and 5 others wounded in Manado,

 Indonesia by unknown Indonesian attackers

October 27, 2014

Lombok: our promise to say nothing

If all it takes for evil to triumph is for good people to say nothing, then Australia has a lot to answer for regarding the Indonesian provinces.

Abbott Governemnt Calls for More Openness in West Papua, Risking Insulting Indonesia Again!

October 2, 2014

Indonesia’s Papua Censorship Obsession

August 19, 2014

Global Post: Will Indonesia’s New President 

End One of Asia’s Oldest Conflicts? 

(By Marie Dhumieres) 

September 15, 2014

Thanks to Everyone Who Signed the Petition!  Free Free to Still Sign: 

Arrest Of French Journos Endangers Lives Of 

West Papuans

27th August 2014





Martinue Yohame was Abducted and Murdered by the Indonesian Government hours after Publicly Rejecting the Indonesian President's Presence in West Papua.

Another disturbing news of the kidnap of Martinus Yohame, the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Chairman in Sorong.

25th August 2014

French Journalist Still Detained In West Papua

14 August 2014

Radio Interview

Presenter: Kerri Worthington

Victor Yeimo, chairman of the West Papua National Committee

Statement from Benny Wenda on the arrested French Journalists

August 9, 2014

Indonesian authorities arrest French 

journalist in West Papua in the company 

of separatists

August 8, 2014

Victor Yeimo released from prison

AUGUST 5, 2014
Victor Yeimo giving a press conference outside
Abepura prison immediately after his release

No future for me in West Papua’: activist flees to Australia after ‘abduction’ attempt

Jul 31, 2014

Yumike Pigai has been killed by Indonesian police and soldiers who are undercover

By West Papua News
Jul 29, 2014, 17:42

Scores Arrested and beaten as West papuans in timika protest for a referendum

27 July 2014

23 July 2014

Support for West Papua self-determination has never been more high from our fellow Melanesian brothers and sisters and we are very encouraged that the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has welcomed the application of West Papua to join the regional body.

On the top row, FWPC members, together with the Prime Minister of Vanuatu-Hon. Joe Natuman, Solomon Islands Opposition Leader- Hon. Manasseh Sogavare and other Melanesian leaders.
On the bottom row, PNG Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture-Hon. Buka Kondra MP, Governor of Port Moresby-Powes Parkop and Governor for Oro Province-Gary Juffa along with more Melanesian leaders. 

21 July 2014
Jayapura Five released amid heavy security

Five West Papuan political prisoners were released on Monday after serving three-year sentences in a Jayapura prison.

19th July 2014

Referendum is the best solution for West Papua

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19th March 2014

Benny Wenda statement on boycotting Indonesian elections: 

We Will Not Vote!

18th March 2014 

10 March 2014

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2 March 2014

Conversions invoke fears of West Papua's Stolen Generation

A photograph posted on the PAN party's
website, Indonesian economic affairs
minister Hatta Rajasa meets an ethnic
Papuan orphan from the As-Syafi'iyah
school in Jakarta.

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Biak Massacre

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Benny Wenda & Filep Karma

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West Papua moves to join the Melanesian Family

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