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MIL-Evening Report: Accused West Papuan independence activists jailed for ‘rebellion’

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Reportage, RNZ Pacific, Self Determination, Veronica Koman, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Accused West Papuan independence activists jailed for ‘rebellion’

By RNZ Pacific  Two West Papuans accused of “rebellion” have been sentenced to more than a year in an Indonesian prison. Yakonias Womsiwor and Erichzon Mandobar were detained in September when authorities raided the office of a Papuan independence group. According to their lawyer, Veronica Koman, a judge in the Timika district court sentenced Womsiwor […]

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MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan speaker ‘silenced’ when trying to raise UN agenda issue

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia West Papua Association, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, John Anari, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, Politics, Reportage, ULMWP, UN resolutions, United Liberation Movement for West Papua, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan speaker ‘silenced’ when trying to raise UN agenda issue

By Andrew Johnson Since 2004, a number of university papers have raised the question of genocide in the Pacific territory of West Papua administrated by Indonesia subsequent to a 1962 United Nations General Assembly vote to occupy the colony in defiance of the territory’s objections. Although the United Nations claims to be opposed to genocide, […]

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