Why Are Protesters Dying In West Papua?

By Joel Evans, New Internationalist. -

August was a busy month for those advocating for the West Papuan cause. The last two weeks saw protests – the biggest for over two decades – across the region which culminated in violence and [...]

Finland’s Neste Set To Drive Aviation Palm Oil Deforestation

By Biofuels Watch. -

A report published by the environmental NGO Biofuelwatch [1] reveals that the Finnish biofuel and oil company Neste, which expects to become the world’s biggest producer of aviation biofuels in [...]

Papua: How Indonesian President Jokowi Is Trying – And Failing – To Win Hearts And Minds

By Arie Ruhyanto, Theconversation.com -

Almost every December, the Indonesian region of Papua makes headlines both nationally and further afield. In 2018, following the arrest of hundreds of Papuans commemorating the region’s [...]

Indonesia ‘Proudly’ Joins US-Led Exercises To Antagonize China

By Andre Vltchek, Informationclearinghouse.info -

September 11, 2018 "Information Clearing House" - Indonesia (RI), the 4th most populous nation on Earth and the country with the largest Muslim population is, and since the 1965 US-orchestrated [...]

80 Arrested In Protests For Occupied West Papua Independence

By Free West Papua. -

West Papua - Arrests took place on September 3 as people around the country gathered to hold peaceful rallies to support the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) meeting, which is currently underway on [...]

Exclusive New Video From Greenpeace Reveals Massive Deforestation In Indonesia

By Staff, Ecowatch.com -

A palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in Papua, Indonesia, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed. Satellite analysis suggests [...]

Understanding The Depth Of Impacts Of Corruption

By Kanti Pertiwi -

During this time the anti-corruption movement in Indonesia and the world adheres to the rationalist approach. Supporters of this approach believe that the existence of democracy, organizational [...]

West Papuan Civilians In Danger Amid Indonesian Military Attacks

By Staff, freewestpapua.org -

By Staff of Free West Papua Campaign - The names of those injured were: Aser Magai (male) Guwanus Tabuni (male) Deka Anow (male) Dominus Dogomo (male), Melianus Kobogau (male). Unverified [...]

Indonesian Government Denies Human Rights Violations In Papua

By Free West Papua Campaign, www.scoop.co.nz -

By Free West Papua Campaign USA. The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is very disappointed at the Indonesian government’s irresponsible denial of human rights violations in Papua and West [...]

Boycott Indonesia For West Papua Independence

By Ecoterra, www.popularresistance.org -

By Ecoterra. In addition to the official petition (please see below and sign up) addressed to the United Nations and the international community, ECOTERRA Intl. and friends of Peoples close to [...]

Indonesia: 4,220 Striking Miners Fired

By Staff, www.labourstartcampaigns.net -

By Staff of Act Now! - In partnership with IndustriALL which represents 50 million workers in 140 countries in the mining, energy and manufacturing sectors and is a force in global solidarity [...]

Free West Papua Political Prisoners Campaign Team

By Amy Frazier, www.popularresistance.org -

By Amy Frazier. Arlington, VA - The Free West Papua Political Prisoners Campaign Team is a team of nonviolent activists at George Mason University and the surrounding areas led by Herman [...]

Reflections: Forty-One Years After Invasion Day

By Pam Sexton, www.popularresistance.org -

By Pam Sexton for East Timor and Indonesia Action Network. This December 7, I bent down in Timor-Leste to apologize for the crimes of my government against the East Timorese people. On that day [...]

End Impunity For Suharto’s Crimes In Indonesia, Timor-Leste

By Celestino Gusmao, www.etan.org -

By Celestino Gusmao for East Timor and Indonesia Action Network. Jakarta - Indonesia recently held a symposium on the violent events of 50 years ago which brought the Indonesian General Suharto [...]

Major Democracy Mobilization In West Papua, Police Crackdown

By Staff, www.westpapuamedia.info -

By West Papua Media. Indonesian police have arrested scores of West Papua National Committee (Komite Nasional Papua Barat) members around Papua on May 30, as Papuan civil society is gearing up [...]

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