Villagers Flee Deadly Papua Tribal Clash (24 May 2010)
Jakarta Globe - A violent tribal conflict in Timika, Papua, has prompted scores of women and children to flee their homes to the safety of a nearby military base, a witness said on Monday.

Human Rights - Indonesia - Papua - Filep Karma (23 May 2010)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands - Because until today the medical condition and the medical care of Filep Karma did not improve, the Foundation Pro Papua wrote a letter to the Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs. Below you will find the answer of the ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of the minister of FA, Drs. M.J.M. Verhagen and the original letter of Foundation Pro Papua for your information.

In Papua Prisons, Abuse Routine for Political Inmates (21 May 2010)
Jakarta Globe - Indonesia is often hailed as the country with the greatest freedom of speech in Asia. But while antigovernment protests are a weekly and colorful norm in Jakarta, it’s a different story in the country’s far eastern tip of Papua. Free access for foreign journalists is restricted, antigovernment protests are silenced by heavy-handed police and political dissenters are being abused behind bars.

Govt fails to reform agencies, laws to protect human rights (21 May 2010)
The Jakarta Post - After 12 years of reform following the fall of Soeharto in 1998, Indonesia still faces many barriers in its efforts to uphold human rights, observers say. Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM) director Agung Putri said Thursday that the government's efforts to reform its law and human rights enforcement agencies had stagnated due to the poor rollout of human rights-related programs.

Releasing Papua Political Prisoners ‘Not the Answer’ (20 May 2010)
Jakarta Globe - Freeing political prisoners in Papua is a good gesture but would not address the key problems in the restive region, Andreas Harsono of Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. He said gestures such as this and last weekend’s granting of Indonesian citizenship to former Free Papua Movement (OPM) leader Nicholas Jouwe, who had been living in exile in the Netherlands since 1960, were not enough and more action was needed to solve the problem.