Child Dies in TNI-OPM Shootout

Tempo.Co

A twelve-year old girl from Tion City, Papua died in a shootout between the joint-forces of Indonesian National Army (TNI) and the National Police (Polri) and the National Defense Army of the Free Papua Movement on Monday afternoon, July 1.

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MSG Decision on West Papua

Tapol

WEST PAPUA NATIONAL COALITION FOR LIBERATION P.O. Box 5024, Port Vila, Republic of Vanuatu.
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*STATEMENT REGARDING THE MSG DECISION ON WEST PAPUA* The many years of lobby by the Independence movement the OPM, a job now carried on by West Papua National Coalition for Liberation (WPNCL) has entered a new chapter in its international efforts. Due to consistent pressure by Vanuatu and many other leaders including civil society organisations in the Pacific especially in Melanesia finally the leaders of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) made a decision on West Papua during its 19th Summit held in Noumea, Kanaky/New Caledonia.

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Nabire: Brimob Assaults a Civilian Due to Wage Demands

West Papua Media Alerts
by Oktavianus Pogau at SuaraPapua.com

June 28, 2013

Nabire – On 26 June 2013, Titua Money, a traditional landowner of Kampung Warmi, Yaur District, Nabire Region, Papua was violated by 3 members of the Mobile Police Brigade of Papua district. Titus was assaulted due because he protested against PT. Nabire Baru, an oil palm plantation regarding a delay in the payment of his wages.

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Special report on practice of torture in Indonesia released

AHRC

To mark the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) released an advance version of its special report on practice of torture in Indonesia today.

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West Papua's right to self-determinationStatement - by human rights lawyer, Yan Christian Warinussy

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Statement by human rights lawyer, Yan Christian Warinussy

As a human rights activist in the Land of Papua who won an international award for human rights - the John Humphrey Freedom Award - from Canada in 2005, I hereby state that the indigenous Papuan people are part of the Melanesian people who have the right to self-determination.

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New ICP Report Details Extend of Violations in Papua

Human Rights and Peace for Papua, the international coalition for Papua of faith-based and civil society organisations is publishing its third report on the human rights situation in Papua together with Franciscans International. The 2013 report has now been published and is available for download at www.humanrightspapua.org. The report covers cases of violations of civil, political, economic, social, cultural as well as indegenous peoples' rights. It was prepared by a group of human rights organisations in based in Papua, Jakarta and abroad and covers events between October 2011 and March 2013.

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Anti-apartheid leader dedicates award to the people of West Papua

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Jason MacLeod, University of Queensland

This week in Boston the Rev. James Lawson, the civil rights leader who worked alongside Martin Luther King, presented awards to four civil resisters. The awardees are leaders of movements for environmental protection, defending indigenous people, political rights, and the end of racial oppression. One of this year’s winners is Mkuseli (Khusta) Jack, the strategist who led consumer boycotts in South Africa during the darkest days of apartheid. In his acceptance speech Khusta said “I dedicate this award, which is lodged deep in my heart, to the people of West Papua.”

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New ICP Report Details Extent of Violations in Papua

ICP

Human Rights and Peace for Papua, the international coalition for Papua (ICP) of faith-based and civil society organisations is publishing its third report on the human rights situation in Papua together with Franciscans International. The 2013 report has now been released and is available for download at www.humanrightspapua.org.

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THIS IS THE DECISION OF THE LEADERS OF PAPUA MSG

A google translate of article in Jubi. Be-aware google translate can
be a bit erratic.


Original bahasa at
http://tabloidjubi.com/2013/06/21/inilah-keputusan-para-pemimpin-negara-msg-tentang-papua/

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14 Arrested for Torching Papua Police Station

Jakarta Globe

Police in Papua have arrested 14 people following Sunday’s attack on a police district headquarters in Pegunungan Bintang, a police official said on Wednesday.

Please read online on the website of the Jakarta Globe.

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