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KNPB: Senior army and police officers are responsible for recent killings in Puncak Jaya (30 May 2013)
JUBI - The secretary of the KNPB - National Committee for West Papua -, Ones Suhuniap has said that the governor of Papua, the chief of police and the commander of XVII Cenderawasih Military Command must all be held responsible for the mysterious killings that occurred in Puncak Jaya during the month of April.

Papuan political prisoners reject Indonesian clemency offer (28 May 2013)
rnzi - Jailed West Papuan leaders have reportedly rejected the Indonesian President’s promise to free all Papuan political prisoners.

Freeport executives questioned over collapsed tunnel (27 May 2013)
Jakarta Post - Several executives of mining company Freeport Indonesia have been questioned by a Papua Police investigative team in connection with a cave in at the Big Gossan underground training facility on May 14. Twenty-eight of 38 workers buried in the cave died.

A Written Statement of Mr Octovianus Mote (27 May 2013)
ETAN - This written statement not only summarizes the deteriorating human rights situation in West Papua[2] (Indonesia), but more importantly outlines the urgency for the international community to take action to find a peaceful solution to the longest unresolved conflict in the Pacific. The main argument of this statement is that under the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) framework, the international community should take an immediate action to stop the ongoing crimes against humanity in West Papua. This argument will be summarized to frame this statement.

Papua search for 30 missing amid massacre report (27 May 2013)
rnzi - Villagers in remote Puncak Jaya regency of Indonesia’s Papua province are still searching for around thirty people missing for up to a month, amid fears they have been arrested by Indonesian Special Forces.