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By STEPHEN WRIGHT Associated Press, June 8, 2017 — 2:45am JAKARTA, Indonesia — A major church in Indonesia’s predominantly Christian Papua province said a riot in the provincial capital last month was sparked by the military burning Bibles, contradicting the police account of events. A report by the Evangelical Christian Church in Papua said a […]
By Vilimaina Naqelevuki in Suva Media access to West Papua, where more than half a million of its indigenous people have reportedly been killed over five decades, remains restricted. News coverage of the alleged genocide is extremely difficult because of the restrictions on local and foreign media. Some West Papuan journalists have also died in […]