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Authorities asked to probe series of attacks (17 Apr 2009)
The Jakarta Post - Churches and civil society groups asked security authorities to carry out a thorough investigation into the series of attacks and burning of vital assets, apparently aimed at creating political chaos during the legislative and presidential elections.

Groups Urge U.S. Action on West Papua Rights as Security Situation Deteriorates (16 Apr 2009)
Human rights organizations have urged the U.S. government and Congress to investigate and act on the continued violations of human rights in West Papua.

Police name suspects on Abepura attack (16 Apr 2009)
The Jakarta Post - Papua Police Office have named five suspects being held responsible for an attack to Abepura Police Office in Jayapura on Thursday, /Antara/ state news wire has reported.

Brimob officer shot dead in Papua (16 Apr 2009)
The Archipelago - An officer of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) who was shot amidst gunfire with separatist rebels in Tingginambut, Puncak Jaya regency, died as he was being evacuated by plane from regency capital Mulia to Jayapura on Wednesday.

Police arrest suspects in Abepura riot (14 Apr 2009)
Antara News - Police arrested at least eight people charged with attempting to attack the Abepura police precinct in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua early Thursday.