Indonesian polling stations open in tense Papua (9 Apr 2009)
Reuters - Indonesian polling stations opened in Papua on Thursday for parliamentary elections although at several ballot stations no one had immediately shown up after overnight violence.

Police reported to have shot, wounded 11 in West Papua (8 Apr 2009)
The Southeast Asian Times - An immigration and police officer escorts one of four Dutch journalists detained while attending a pro-independence rally in Jayapura, West Papua, 3,800 kilometres northeast of Jakarta on Tuesday, March 24.

West Papua Report April 2009 (8 Apr 2009)
Contents: * Papuan Nationalist Founder Returns Home after over Four Decades in Exile * A Military/Police Buildup Underway in West Papua * A Papuan Political Leader Appeals for The Government to End Use of Force in West Papua * BBC Presents Rare Documentary Coverage of Papuan Independence Seekers * Papuan Governor Critical of Expulsion of Dutch Journalists * Thousands of Papuans Demonstrate Peacefully for Independence Referendum * Senior Defense Officials Posture About The Importance of Freedom of Speech in West Papua *The Government of India Acts to Address Educational Needs in West Papua *Environmentalists Beaten as They Protest Illegal Corporate Forest Destruction

Police say that DAP office was not their target (8 Apr 2009)
Fourteen of the people who were arrested on Friday at the office of DAP have been released, according to police chief, while one person is still in custody and undergoing intense interrogation.

Guyana supports West Papua's call for independence (8 Apr 2009)
BBC Caribbean - Amerindians in Guyana are supporting West Papua's calls for independence from Indonesia.