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Indonesia probes Papua shooting, denies police abuse (23 Jun 2009)
Reuters - Indonesia is investigating the shooting of a teenager at a military post on the Papua border, but dismissed allegations of police abuse during recent raids in the province, officials said on Tuesday.

Help for Indonesia's Moi People (19 Jun 2009)
The Moi are an isolated people. The first missionaries began living among them only in the year 2000. Mission Aviation Fellowship's flights make it possible.

Papuan Protesters on Trial for Attacking Police (18 Jun 2009)
Jakarta globe - Charges were filed on Thursday against 17 Papuans arrested during an initially peaceful pro-independence rally that degenerated into violence in the Papua town of Nabire just prior to the April 9 legislative elections.

Jayapura police officer detained in PNG (18 Jun 2009)
The Jakarta Post - An officer of Jayapura Police, Papua, has been detained by the neighboring country Papua New Guinea (PNG) for allegedly illegal border-crossing, Antara news agency has reported.

10 years sought for independence activist (18 Jun 2009)
The Jakarta Post - Prosecutors told the district court in Jayapura, Papua, on Wednesday that pro-independence activist Bucthar Tabuni should be sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for alleged treason.