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Various Topics of Interests related to West Papua and the rest of Melanesia nation-states and Melanesia territory

West Papuans not yet a minority in homeland

New statistics on the ethnic composition of Indonesia’s Papua region indicate that the indigenous West Papuans are not yet the minority there. This is despite research following the 2010 national census which extrapolated that Papuans made up around 48 percent of the entire population as the growth of the non-Papuan population soared. The Indonesian Statistics […]

Indonesia arrests over 100 Papuans in Sorong

RadioANZ More than 100 indigenous activists were arrested by Indonesian police at the weekend in the West Papua city of Sorong. The police took in 106 activists from the West Papua National Committee, or KNPB, for their involvement in an inauguration of its local governing body last week. The KNPB is a pro-independence West Papuan […]