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MIL-Evening Report: Widodo wants security forces to guard all development projects in Papua

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, Killings, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Security, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua protest, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Widodo wants security forces to guard all development projects in Papua

By Ray Jordan in Lampung, Indonesia President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo insists that work on the Trans-Papua road project will continue despite this week’s shooting of construction workers in the Papua regency of Nduga. Widodo is asking that all infrastructure projects and Trans-Papua construction workers always be accompanied by security personnel. For the moment, Widodo said […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest more than 500 over West Papua flag demos

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Morning Star, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Surabaya, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan flag, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesian police arrest more than 500 over West Papua flag demos

By Arnold Belau in Jayapura and Wahyoe Boediwardhana in Surabaya More than 500 Papuans in several cities across Indonesia and West Papua were arrested following rallies at the weekend marking December 1 to commemorate what many Papuans claim to be the birth of West Papua nation in 1961. The lawyer of the arrested Papuans, Veronica […]

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MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  Act of Free Choice, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, CTF, David Robie, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Independence, KB, Lead, melanesian solidarity, MIL OSI, Morning Star, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, referendum, Reportage, West Papua, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan ‘independence day’ – nationalist thugs attack rally in Surabaya

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – From the Pacific Media Centre By Tony Firman of Tirto in Surabaya A protest action by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Indonesia’s East Java provincial capital of Surabaya yesterday demanding self-determination for West Papua has been attacked by a group of ormas (social or mass […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nationalist thugs attack Papuan pro-independence rally in Surabaya

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua protest, West Papua referendum, West Papua self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nationalist thugs attack Papuan pro-independence rally in Surabaya

By Tony Firman of Tirto in Surabaya A protest action by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) in Indonesia’s East Java provincial capital of Surabaya yesterday demanding self-determination for West Papua has been attacked by a group of ormas (social or mass organisations). Police later raided Papuan student dormitories in the evening and detained 233 students […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Surabaya counterprotest, 300 arrested in West Papua flag demonstrations

By   /  December 2, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Free West Papua Campaign, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua National Committee, West Papua protest, West Papua self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Surabaya counterprotest, 300 arrested in West Papua flag demonstrations

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Hundreds of Papuan students faced off with counterprotesters in Indonesia’s second largest city of Surabaya today in a rally calling for the Melanesian region’s independence while pro-independence sources reported more than 300 people arrested in West Papua. The Surabaya rally was organised by the Papua Students Alliance. The demonstrators chanted “Freedom […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed in Pacific Journalism Review

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Journalist killings, Journalist safety, Journalists, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Research, Security, Timor-Leste, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Trauma research on TV journalists covering killings revealed in Pacific Journalism Review

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The statistics globally are chilling. And the Asia-Pacific region bears the brunt of the killing of journalists with impunity disproportionately. Revelations in research published in the latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review on the trauma experienced by television journalists in the Philippines covering President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called ‘war on drugs’ are […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Ben Bohane: A tribute to the ‘grand old man’ of the OPM Bernard Mawen

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free Papua Movement, Free West Papua Campaign, history, Human Rights, Indigenous, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Opinion, OPM, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Ben Bohane: A tribute to the ‘grand old man’ of the OPM Bernard Mawen

OPM Southern Commander Bernard Mawen (right) with Commander John Koknak (left) and the Morning Star flag at the time of being interviewed by Vanuatu-based journalist Ben Bohane in 1998. Image: © Ben Bohane OBITUARY: By Ben Bohane The Free Papua Movement (OPM) Southern Commander Bernard Mawen has died. He was the “grand old man” of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Detained tourist in West Papua on allegations of ‘treason’ awaits trial

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Insurgency, Journalism, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Political trial, Reportage, Reports, Tourism, Treason, Wamena, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Detained tourist in West Papua on allegations of ‘treason’ awaits trial

Accused tourist Jakup Febian Skrzypski with Frits Ramandey of the Human Rights Commission Office of Papua. Image: Tabloid Jubi By Islami Adisubrata in Wamena, West Papua Indonesian Regional Police in West Papua have handed over the documents of the case of a Polish tourist, Jakup Fabian Skrzypski, who was arrested recently with three Papuans and […]

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MIL-Evening Report: 3 killed in West Papua clashes as military pursue elusive rebel leader

By   /  November 10, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Independence, Indigenous, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Self Determination, West Papua, West Papua National Liberation Army, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: 3 killed in West Papua clashes as military pursue elusive rebel leader

Indonesian military and West Papuan pro-independence militants in fresh clashes … new intensity in the Highlands fighting. Image: Victor Yeimo FB page Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk At least three people have been killed in a week of shooting clashes between the Indonesian military and police and  militants from the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPN-PB), […]

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