October 16, 2019
East Turkistan, West Papua and an Extraordinary Game of Football
By Henryk Szadziewski
“For us, our passion for the game shows the world the skills and aspirations of our people.”
September 12, 2019
Why is West Papua in Constant Turmoil?
By Bilveer Singh
The Indonesian territory has struggled for independence for more than 50 years.
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.
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.
April 27, 2019
Indonesia's Papua Issue in Focus with High-Level Court Review
By Associated Press
Lawyers are challenging Indonesia’s incorporation of the region into its territory a half-century ago.
December 24, 2018
Massacre in Nduga: Indonesia’s Papuan Insurgency
By Rob Attwell
The recent killings highlight how Indonesia’s attempts to use economic inducements to secure peace in Papua are failing.
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.
January 26, 2018
The US Should Not Be Rehabilitating Indonesia’s Abusive Special Forces
By Andreas Harsono
The Indonesian military’s past abuses should not be forgotten.
October 14, 2017
Indonesia’s West Papua Headache Continues
By Luke Hunt
Jakarta must tread carefully on the issue.
July 20, 2017
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
By Nithin Coca
The 50-year relationship between Indonesia and its largest taxpayer comes under scrutiny.
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.
September 09, 2016
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
By Grant Wyeth
The 16 states are meeting this week to discuss regional challenges, particularly climate change.