Bombings reboot Indonesia's vicious political circle (20 Jul 2009)
Just two weeks ago, observers were congratulating Indonesia for a presidential election that was seen to consolidate that country's process of democratisation. Following almost five years of gradually improving economic performance, an anti-corruption campaign, gradual reform of the armed forces and general peace and stability, it seemed like Indonesia had left behind its all too troubled past.

International Parliamentarians for West Papua statement (18 Jul 2009)

Competition for Freeport honeypot may have triggered killings (18 Jul 2009)
As first light emerged and a mist hung over the lush rainforest, Drew Grant had every reason to feel upbeat. A fellow Melburnian, Lukas Biggs, was at the wheel of a Toyota Landcruiser, carefully negotiating the steep road from the US mining company Freeport's Grasberg mine to Timika.

A Bloody Trail That Leads Straight to the Indonesian army (17 Jul 2009)
At dawn last Saturday in the Indonesian province of Papua, on the mountain-road near the world's largest gold mine, 29-year-old Australian Drew Grant was shot and killed. The police said it was "a planned operation by an unidentified group". The next day, using more military-issue bullets, the group struck again.

Tribe in Papua to File Charges Against Freeport (17 Jul 2009)
After feeling exploited and ignored for more than three decades, the Papuan Amungme tribe have filed a lawsuit against the government, Coordinating Welfare Minister Aburizal Bakrie and the operator of one of the largest mining sites in the world, PT Freeport Indonesia, a lawyer said on Thursday.