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Humanitarian crisis developing in West Papua highlands as Indonesian military launch fresh assaults against tribal people

There are fears of an escalating humanitarian crisis today as news broke that Indonesian military are launching new sweeping operations in the Mulia region of the highlands. 6 people are so far confirmed dead, and 3 women raped by Indonesian … Continue reading

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a citizen’s response to the International Crisis Group report on West Papua

The following is a response forwarded to this blog to publish. It is a response to Jim Della-Giacoma highly controversial report on West Papua that has been published for International Crisis Group. I personally find it very distressing that International … Continue reading

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Indonesia suspected of sponsoring fake Papua rebel group

The West Papua National Coalition for Liberation says the Indonesian military may be sponsoring militia groups to masquerade as the Free West Papua Movement, or OPM, in ongoing fighting in Puncak Jaya regency. Reports from Indonesia’s Papua region that more … Continue reading

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