Govt told to rethink regional autonomy (16 Jul 2009)
The government and lawmakers have been urged to reevaluate the regional autonomy policy, which in 10 years has led to the creation of more than 200 new regions which have not always improved conditions for local communities.

Abandon "Separatism conflict" paradigm for Justice towards Papua People (16 Jul 2009)
We express our regrets towards the rising escalation of violence in Papua, especially happened in Keerom region, Nabire, Paniai, Wamena, Yapen District and a series of shoutout in Timika area. This series of violence had caused life casualties both from civilian and security personels.

Rivalries could be behind Indonesia mine killings (15 Jul 2009)
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) � Deadly ambushes at the world's largest gold mine likely stem from rivalries between Indonesian police and military forces who compete for millions in illegal profits for protecting the industry, analysts said.

Alleged mily involvement in Freeport shooting needs investigation (15 Jul 2009)
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - An alleged involvement of military personnel in the PT Freeport shootings that had claimed three lives needs more intensive investigation, Defense Minister Juwono Sudarsono said here last night.

Police to Launch Special Operation to Tackle Freeport Attacks (15 Jul 2009)
National Police is preparing a special operation to capture the perpetrators of a series of armed attacks on US gold and copper mining giant PT Freeport Indonesia in Papua.