September 03, 2019
Protests in West Papua Escalate With Reports of Killings
By Joshua Mcdonald
Tensions mount in Indonesia amid reports of killings during Papuan pro-independence protests.
August 19, 2019
The Pacific Islands Forum at 50
By Balaji Chandramohan
The evolving geopolitics in the South Pacific were on full display at the 50th PIF.
July 25, 2019
West Papua’s Quest for Independence
By Olivia Tasevski
50 years since the so-called Act of Free Choice, an independent West Papua is closer but still elusive.
August 13, 2018
What Drives Indonesia's Pacific Island Strategy?
By Grant Wyeth
Jakarta is courting Pacific Island states, hoping to change regional positions on the West Papua issue.
April 05, 2017
Solomon Islands Seeks Balance in Relations With Indonesia and West Papua
By Grant Wyeth
With the end of the RAMSI intervention and restoration of full sovereignty comes more difficult diplomatic balancing.
September 19, 2016
How the UN Failed West Papua
By Prianka Srinivasan
The UN no longer considers West Papua to be "colonized," leaving activists hard pressed to find solutions.
January 22, 2016
Indonesia’s Papua Reporting Paranoia
By Phelim Kine
Despite Widodo’s promise of an “opening,” journalists are still being kept out of Papua.
December 07, 2015
Indonesia: Jakarta’s Change of Strategy Towards West Papuan Separatists
By Ned Talbot
A new approach by President Joko Widodo may force the separatists to change direction.
June 29, 2015
Inside the West Papua Resistance
By Rohan Radheya
In the jungles of West Papua with the military wing of the Organisasi Papua Merdeka.
January 24, 2015
Papua’s Hidden Past Haunts Jokowi Presidency
By Sally Andrews
Will the Indonesian president's reform agenda address human rights concerns in the troubled province?
January 15, 2014
The Human Tragedy of West Papua
By Gemima Harvey
The suspicious death of a rebel leader is the latest in a long line of alleged human rights abuses.