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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesia’s political system has failed minorities – like Papua, says author

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, history, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Indonesian elections, Indonesian nationalism, Justice, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Nationalism, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Reviews, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesia’s political system has failed minorities – like Papua, says author

Indonesian army and police gather villagers in several sub-districts in Nduga and try to force them to “admit” to accusations that they are members of the pro-independence West Papua National Liberation Army (WPNLA). Video: Cafe Pacific By David Robie A human rights defender and researcher has warned in a new book published on the eve […]

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MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan peace advocate who urged dialogue dies

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan peace advocate who urged dialogue dies

By RNZ Pacific A leading West Papuan peace campaigner, Neles Tebay, has died in Jakarta after being hospitalised with leukemia. A Catholic priest and academic as well as the co-ordinator of the Papua Peace Network, Dr Tebay was a tireless advocate for dialogue between West Papuans and Indonesia’s government over the political conflict in their […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Violence in Papua must end before talks, says NZ Foreign Minister

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Benny Wenda, CTF, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gunfire, Human Rights, Independence, Indonesian elections, KB, MIL OSI, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, ULMWP, West Papua, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Violence in Papua must end before talks, says NZ Foreign Minister

By RNZ Pacific New Zealand’s Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, has called for an end to violence in Indonesia’s Papua province. Peters was responding to a letter from a representative of the West Papua Liberation Army, which is waging an urgency with Indonesia’s military in Papua in a struggle for independence. The Liberation Army has said […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Enembe – the Papuan traditional chief Indonesia regards as ‘dangerous’

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free West Papua, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Justice, KB, Lukas Enembe, MIL OSI, Military, Nduga, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Enembe – the Papuan traditional chief Indonesia regards as ‘dangerous’

By Yamin Kogoya in Canberra In the days leading up to Christmas, 16 Indonesian construction workers were killed in Nduga by the West Papuan National Liberation Army. Lukas Enembe, Governor of Papua, declared through media: “I am asking President Jokowi to withdraw all the troops in Nduga.” In response, Colonel Muhammad Aidi, the military spokesman […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Police use snake to interrogate Papuan, apologise for ‘racist’ torture

By   /  February 10, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Police brutality, Reportage, Reports, Snakes, Torture, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Police use snake to interrogate Papuan, apologise for ‘racist’ torture

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have apologised for wrapping a snake around an indigenous Papuan they suspected of theft, reports The Jakarta Post. A video of the incident, which took place while the police were interrogating the suspect, has been circulating on social media. The officers involved in the incident are currently being investigated […]

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