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Two more civilians attacked in Papua (4 Feb 2013)
Jakarta Post - Violence remains rampant in Papua as two civilians were attacked by unidentified people in two different areas.

Papua Police Searching for Gunman in Paniai Shooting (1 Feb 2013)
Jakarta Globe - Police in Indonesia's restive Papua province are searching for a man who shot a motorcycle driver in the neck on Thursday in Tigi Timur, in the district of Paniai.

Mob beats councillor to death in Papua (30 Jan 2013)
Jakarta Post - Tolikara Legislative Council member Husia Yosia Karoba was beaten to death by a mob at a polling station as Papuans elected a governor on Tuesday.

The Papua-Jakarta dialogue will happen if President SBY wants it to (24 Jan 2013)
Tapol - Statement by Yan Christian Warinussey: As the Executive Director of LP3BH Manokwari, I believe that whether the Papua-Indonesia dialogue – which most Papuans are hoping for – runs or not, really depends on the goodwill of the President of the Republic of Indonesia DR H Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. If the President does not give a positive response in the near future, then there is really no possibility that the hopes of Papuans will be answered.

Buchtar Tabuni released from Abepura prison after completing sentence (19 Jan 2013)
West Papua Media Alerts - Buchtar Tabuni, the Chairman of the pro-independence National Parliament of West Papua, was released unexpectedly from Abepura prison around 12pm West Papua time today, to a waiting group of about fifty of his supporters from the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), according to multiple sources.