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Indonesia moves to repatriate West Papuans

Indonesia moves to repatriate West Papuans Print Email Updated Fri Oct 9, 2009 6:22pm AEST Indonesia is currently undertaking a program to repatriate several thousand West Papuan freedom activists living in Papua New Guinea. The West Papuans have been living PNG since they left their homeland during their struggle for political freedom over the last […]

Indonesian Police Beef Up Security Around Freeport Mine

National Police have dispatched 150 officers, including antiterror police, to Timika, Papua, to support local officers and the military in their hunt for suspects following violent attacks targeting Freeport employees. The announcement comes despite comments from Papua Police Chief Insp. Gen. Bagus Ekodanto on Thursday, who said that despite the recent attacks, no additional police […]