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News Indonesia » West Papua: Indonesia told to respect media freedom in Papua after expelling BBC reporter Rebecca Henschke

News channel or source: https://ifex.org/indonesia/2018/02/19/papua-measles-malnutrition/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

"Free speech should not suffer because of cookies," says PFF Chair Monica Miller, referring to removal of a BBC journalist from West Papua earlier this month. Biscuits were highlighted by the BBC's Indonesia Editor Rebecca Henschke in a tweet about low ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: Rebels declare war

News channel or source: http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=435458
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Liberation Army was the armed wing of the Free West Papua Movement. Since forming in the early 1970s after Indonesia took control of West Papua, the army had been waging a sporadic guerilla campaign for independence with limited weaponry. However ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/at-melanesian-spearhead-group-the-question-of-west-papuan-membership-lingers/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Regardless of the specifics, the MSG saw the inclusion of Indonesia as a participant in the forum as an opportunity to engage Jakarta on their concerns about human rights abuses in West Papua. Their participation also provided a formal international forum ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: ‘Eye of Papua’ shines a light on environmental, indigenous issues in Indonesia’s last frontier

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/eye-of-papua-shines-a-light-on-environmental-indigenous-issues-in-indonesias-last-frontier/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

the provinces of West Papua and Papua. Together, they cover more than 420,000 square kilometers (162,000 square miles) — an area the size of California. Crucially, the two provinces account for 35 percent of Indonesia’s remaining rainforest ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: West Papuan MSG bid at a dead end, says Jakarta

News channel or source: http://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/350579/west-papuan-msg-bid-at-a-dead-end-says-jakarta
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Indonesia says the United Liberation Movement for West Papua's bid to be a full member of the Melanesian Spearhead group has reached a dead end. MSG leaders meeting in Port Moresby this week referred the Movement's application to the group's secretariat ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: Pacific News Minute: Indonesia Says West Papua’s Bid for International Recognition Reaches Dead End

News channel or source: http://hpr2.org/post/pacific-news-minute-indonesia-says-west-papua-s-bid-international-recognition-reaches-dead-end
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Last week, we reported on the inconclusive decision by the Melanesian Spearhead Group on West Papua’s bid for full membership. Since then, Indonesia’s declared victory in its campaign to block international recognition for the United Liberation ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: West Papua Melanesian Spiahed grup

News channel or source: http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/tokpisin/2018-02-15/west-papua-melanesian-spiahed-grup/1736366
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Dispela muvmen blong West Papua long bruk lusim rul blong Indonesia em i fail gen long aplikesen blongen long kamap full memba blong Melanesian Spearhead Group. Miting blong ol MSG lida long Port Moresby we Praim Minista Peter O'Neill i chairman longen i ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: Indonesian cop vows to smash traffickers or die trying

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/indonesian-cop-vows-to-smash-traffickers-or-die-trying/81554
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Indonesian Statistics Agency reported last year that with 22 percent of the population living below the poverty line, East Nusa Tenggara ranks as the third poorest among Indonesia's 34 provinces after Papua and West Papua. And in a desperate bid to ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: Indonesia must regain authority over “rogue” security forces

News channel or source: http://pacific.scoop.co.nz/2018/02/indonesia-must-regain-authority-over-rogue-security-forces/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

“Free speech should not suffer because of cookies,” says PFF Chair Monica Miller, referring to removal of a BBC journalist from West Papua earlier this month. Biscuits were highlighted by the BBC’s Indonesia Editor Rebecca Henschke in a tweet about ...

News Indonesia » West Papua: Four Indonesian provinces on disaster alert as hot spots rise

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/four-indonesian-provinces-on-disaster-alert-as-hot-spots-rise
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

For Indonesia, the disaster alert status means that ... Several other provinces also recorded hot spots, with 14 in West Java, and four each in the Riau Islands and Papua. Indonesian provinces located near the equator are now in their first phase of ...