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Papua still struggling despite autonomy (8 Apr 2009)
The Jakarta Post - Poverty, poor education, and a lack of health care continue to plague Papua eight years after centralized control gave way to regional autonomy in the province.

Indonesia: Police Head Must Investigate Excessive Use Of Force By Nabire Police (7 Apr 2009)
Amnesty International Public Statement - Amnesty International urges the National Head of Police, Bambang Hendarso Danuri to initiate an immediate investigation into reports of police using excessive force to disperse a demonstration in Nabire, Papua.

Police fire shots at demonstrators in Papua (7 Apr 2009)
The Associated Press - Police opened fire on pro-independence protesters in Papua province, critically wounding four, just days before Indonesia's general elections, officials and witnesses said Tuesday.

Interview Nico Jouwe on Dutch Television (7 Apr 2009)
Recently, Nico Jouwe returned to his native country Papua, the former Dutch New Guinea, for the first time.

Forkorus: Raid on DAP Office was a cheap trick (6 Apr 2009)
Cenderawasih Pos - Sentani: The incident which took place when officers of the Criminal Investigation Directorate of the Papua Police Force raided the office of Dewan Adat Papua (Papuan Customary Council) in Jayapura on 3 April and two firearms along with several Morning Star flags were confscated as been clarified by DAP.