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Four Shot In Indonesian Papua Election Protests: Activist (6 Apr 2009)
AFP - At least four people were wounded when police opened fire on a protest in Indonesia's remote Papua region on Monday, demanding independence and a boycott of elections, an activist said.

Three KNPB activsts to be tried for subversion (6 Apr 2009)
Cenderawasih Pos - Three activists of the Komite Nasional Papua Barat (National Committee of West Papua) have been declared suspects following interrogation by the police in Papua.

Indonesian police shoot 11 in Papua protest - hospital (6 Apr 2009)
Reuters - Indonesian police shot and injured 11 people on Monday at a pro-independence rally in Papua province, where demonstrators urged an election boycott and protested about a police raid, a hospital worker said.

Three West Papua Activists Arrested (6 Apr 2009)
The Jakarta Post [website] - Papua Police have detained three activists of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), for their allegedly subversive activities.

Sec-Gen DAP denies harbouring OPM (5 Apr 2009)
Cenderawasih Pos - The general secretary of DAP (Dewan Adat Papua), Papuan Customary Council has strongly denied that members of the OPM were hiding in their office when it was raided by the police on Friday.