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New ICP Report Details Extent of Violations in Papua (22 Jun 2013)
ICP - Human Rights and Peace for Papua, the international coalition for Papua (ICP) of faith-based and civil society organisations is publishing its third report on the human rights situation in Papua together with Franciscans International. The 2013 report has now been released and is available for download at www.humanrightspapua.org.

14 Arrested for Torching Papua Police Station (19 Jun 2013)
Jakarta Globe - Police in Papua have arrested 14 people following Sunday’s attack on a police district headquarters in Pegunungan Bintang, a police official said on Wednesday.

Security disturbances in Yapen: Stop Blaming the OPM (17 Jun 2013)
Bintang Papua - Serui: Following a number of violent incidents that have occurred in Yapen Island, the security forces have conduced sweepings along the coast and in Kanawa Kampung to see whether the OPM was involved.

MSG to send mission to Jakarta and West Papua (17 Jun 2013)
Islands Business - The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) will send a mission to Jakarta and Jayapura later this year, to discuss the issue of West Papua with the Government of Indonesia.

A SHORT ACCOUNT ON CASES OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE, ARREST, DETAINING AND SHOOTING IN PAPUA, 30 April 2013 – 22 May 2013 (13 Jun 2013)
JPIC / GKI - Prepared by: Oktovianus Pogau - NGOs an Churches have been reporting about a series of massive violence, shooting, killing, state’s denial of the democratic expressions of opinion, forced disbandment of the peaceful demonstration, arrest and detaining combined with torture in several places, such as in Sorong, Jayapura, Biak, Timika adan Wamena, from 30 April 2013 to 22 May 2013.