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Jokowi ready to talk independence with Papuan separatists

Indonesian president’s offer comes after seven weeks of massive riots in West Papua.

Thousands of scared Papuans scramble to flee unrest

Residents fear 'lives at risk' after violent protests killed over two dozen.

Filmmaker named hate speech suspect for Papua tweet

Dandhy Laksono’s lawyer believes his detention is against press freedom.

20 killed, scores hurt in fresh unrest in Papua

Clashes broke out after fight between students from different schools in Wamena.

Buildings ablaze amid fresh unrest in Indonesia’s Papua

Kompas.com reports homes and buildings ablaze as protests erupt again.

Indonesia tarik balik sekatan internet di Papua

Terdapat 10 kawasan masing-masing di wilayah Papua dan Papua Barat tertakhluk kepada sekatan itu.

6 killed as Indonesian authorities open fire in Papua

A military spokesman says the total number of victims is not yet known as communications from Papua is limited.

Banduan terlibat rusuhan pelajar Papua kembali ke penjara

Ia selepas tercetusnya rusuhan di wilayah itu selepas penahanan berpuluh pelajar Papua di Surabaya.

Gentlemen jailbreakers in Papua return to prison

The convicts are even helping build a temporary office for their jailers, after parts of the building in Sorong city went up in flames this week.

Rights group, journalists urge govt to lift internet ban in Papua

Journalists say the government's move to block internet access in Papua will prevent them from reporting on human rights abuses there.

Indonesia blocks Papua’s internet access over unrest fears

Indonesia initially slowed internet service to clamp down on hoaxes, provocative comments and racist abuse targeting Papua's ethnic Melanesian population.

Indonesian chief security minister to fly to Papua amid fresh protests

Indonesian chief security minister Wiranto will fly to the region to 'bring a sense of empathy and peace.'

Troops open fire as fresh unrest grips Papua

Several cities in the area were brought to a standstill after businesses and the local parliament building were set ablaze by angry demonstrators.

Hundreds breakout of Papua prison after violent riots

About half of a 500-inmate prison in Sorong city fled their cells when the prison was set ablaze by angry protesters.

Indonesia’s Jokowi urges calm after violent protests in Papua cities

The latest protest was apparently sparked off by the detention of Papuan students in Surabaya accused of bending a flagpole in front of a dormitory during Independence Day celebrations, activists say.

Protesters torch town hall in Papua over student detentions

Complaints of rights abuses by Indonesian security forces is also part of a protest against recent student detentions in Papua.

Indonesia flood death toll jumps to 77

Indonesia has issued a 14-day state of emergency in response to the floods.

Papua floods kill 42

The floods in Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain.

3 tentera Indonesia terbunuh dalam pertempuran dengan pemberontak Papua

Papua, bekas koloni Belanda di bahagian barat pulau New Guinea, dimasukkan ke dalam Indonesia susulan satu referendum PBB pada 1969.

Dangerous highway: Soldiers to finish Papua road after workers killed

Construction on parts of the Trans-Papua highway has stalled after workers were killed in attacks launched by Papuan separatists.

UN to Indonesia: Probe use of snake in Papua interrogation

The police have been criticised in the Indonesian region of Papua after a man accused of theft was threatened with a live snake during interrogation.

Gempa 5.4 skala Ritcher gegar barat-laut Papua

Gempa berpusat di 47 kilometer barat laut Jayapura-Papua itu berlaku pada pukul 1.39 tengah hari waktu Indonesia Barat.

Indonesian cops apologise for using snake in Papua interrogation

A voice can be heard during the video, ordering the man to open his eyes and at one stage threatens to put the snake into his mouth and under his trousers.

‘Ill-advised’ Papua highway imperils indigenous rights, rainforests

The 4,000 km of highway that will link hubs of agriculture, mining, and oil and gas, will encroach indigenous land and destroy tropical rainforests including Lorentz National Park, a World Heritage site.