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Police chief confirms policeman wounded in another gun fight in Papua (17 Jul 2009)
Papua Police chief Gen. Bagus Eko Danto has confirmed that only one member (not two as earlier reported) of the Police Mobile Brigade was wounded in another gun fight against an unknown armed group near the PT Freeport Indonesia's Grasberg mine in Papua on Wednesday afternoon.

TNI waiting for ballistic test results over Papua shootings (17 Jul 2009)
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The National Defense Forces (TNI) Headquarters is currently waiting for the results of police ballistic tests on projectiles from the recent shooting incidents in PT Freeport's concession area in Papua, a spokesman said.

Indonesia to boost police at Freeport mine (16 Jul 2009)
Indonesia is deploying police special forces to end a wave of deadly shootings at the world's largest gold mine run by U.S.-based Freeport in the remote Indonesian province of Papua, a police official said Thursday.

WALHI calls for Freeport to be shut down (16 Jul 2009)
The recent series of shootings in Papua are closely connected to injustices that have arisen as the result of the operations of Freeport-Indonesia in Papua.

Papua Council wants independent investigation into Freeport incident (16 Jul 2009)
The Papua Council Presidium (PDP) has called on the central government to form an independent team to investigate a series of shooting along the road to Freeport Indonesia's Gresberg gold and copper mine in Papua.