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[Papua Press Agency Blogger] KNPB to continue to press for a referendum – plu…

Bintang Papua, 30 September 2010 Jayapura: The spokesman  of the Komite Nasional Papua Barat – National Committee of West Papua, Mako Tabuni, speaking at a press conference, said that political dynamics were moving fast at present at a time when calls for a referendum are spreading throughout  Papua. In a democracy, this is an issue […]

[Papua Press Agency Blogger] US Calls On Indonesia To Advance Papua Autonomy

By Shaun Tandon WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (AFP) — The United States has called for Indonesiato move forward on autonomy in its Papua region and insisted it wouldnot overlook human rights as it seeks broader relations with Jakarta. Testifying in a first-ever congressional hearing on the long-simmeringconflict, senior US officials pledged to investigate abuse allegationsin Papua […]

[Papua Press Agency Blogger] Security tight in West Papua province after prot…

17 September 2010 Last updated at 10:16 GMT By Karishma Vaswani BBC News, Jakarta Manokwari is one of of Indonesia’s most remote and least developed provinces Indonesian soldiers are guarding Manokwari, the capital of the country’s eastern province of West Papua, after angry residents protested against the killing of two people by police. There has […]