The Vows of the new Papuan Police Chief (21 Sep 2012)
As the FBN reported, Tito Karnavian, Ex-Head of Denusus 88, is the new police chief in Papua. He now vows to approach the Papuan society at the grassroots level ...

Ingredients for Genocide in Papua (21 Sep 2012)
Has Papua all the ingredients for genocide like in East-Timor? With this question deals an article on “The Conversation”, an online magazine...

UNHRC urges Indonesia to revoke laws that rule religious freedom (18 Sep 2012)
The United Nations Human Rights Council urges Indonesia to retract laws that rule religious freedom. The chairman of Komnas HAM, Ifdhal Kasim, said, that the law is misused to suppress minorities.

West Papua Report - September 2012 (14 Sep 2012)
WPAT / ETAN - The West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) called on Secretary Clinton to raise concern about West Papua with Indonesian officials during her September 3 visit to Jakarta. Military operations there continue to disrupt and endanger the lives of Papuan civilians in Paniai. Security forces raided a student dormitory beating students; initial reports indicate at least one student died in the assault. A religious leader and long-time resident in West Papua paints a bleak and deteriorating picture of conditions there. Indonesian security forces continue to rely on armed force to address Papuan dissent according to religious leaders. A detailed report explores the dire humanitarian consequences posed by the proposed sale of U.S. Apache helicopters to the Indonesian military. A new project to provide easy access to information on Papuan prisoners of conscience/political prisoners is being organized. Amnesty International has issued an alert regarding the recent detention of Yusak Pakage. A Papuan member of the Indonesian parliament (DPR) decries failure of the body to create human rights mechanisms in West Papua as mandated by Special Autonomy legislation passed in 2001.

Police Officer Gunned Down in Papua (11 Sep 2012)
Jakarta Globe - Sec. Brig. Jefri Laudik Runtuboy was shot 14 times by unknown assailants on Monday. He was stationed at a road project overseen by Modern Widya Technical in Milineri village, Tolikara district, Jayapura.