Diarrhoea spreading in Biak Numfor (24 Mar 2009)
Kompas - The number of people suffering from diarrhoea in the district of Biak Numfor has risen to 220 in 38 sub-districts and kampungs.

Obama's Indonesia Question (24 Mar 2009)
Inside Indonesia - President Barack Obama's childhood ties to Indonesia were a much-discussed aspect of his campaign. In an effort to further mark Obama as 'exotic', his opponents played up the four years he spent in Indonesia as a child and his Indonesian Muslim stepfather.

Thousands Rally in Indonesia's Papua, Demand Referendum (24 Mar 2009)
Reuters - Over a thousand people rallied in Jayapura, the capital of Papua province, on Tuesday demanding a referendum on independence from Indonesia and rejecting the forthcoming elections, a Reuters witness said.

OPM founder Jouwe supports Suebu (24 Mar 2009)
The Jakarta Post - Jouwe has lauded Papua Governor Barnabas Suebu for improving the welfare of the Papuan people.

Dutch journalists detained (24 Mar 2009)
Jayapura - FOUR Dutch journalists were detained by police in Indonesia's remote Papua region on Tuesday for reporting on a protest calling for independence from Jakarta, police said.