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Police urged to investigate Timika shooting incident (11 Mar 2009)
Hundreds of Kei tribal members staged a rally Tuesday at the Mimika Legislative Council to demand the police investigate a Jan. 25 shooting incident in which tribe member Simon Feder was killed.

Security Beefed Up in Time for Elections (10 Mar 2009)
Plans by the National Police to provide additional security during the legislative and presidential elections have already swung into action in regions that have seen periods of local conflict in recent years.

Two Indonesians Shot Dead In Papua: Police (10 Mar 2009)
Two Indonesians were shot dead and two others wounded Tuesday in an attack in Indonesia's restive Papua province, police said.

Papua violence mars Indonesian elections (9 Mar 2009)
TAPOL press release - At a time when the international media is focussing on today's Indonesian elections, little attention had been paid to the deteriorating human rights situation in West Papua.

Concerns Over Poll Logistics in Papua (7 Mar 2009)
Despite calls from Papua Governor Barnabas Suebu for immediate government aid to ensure that election logistics are in place in time for the legislative polls, the General Elections Commission, or KPU, said that everything was under control.