Mass demos in support of Papua Liberation Movement

Demonstrations in support of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua have been taking place in cities across Indonesia’s Papua region today. Ground reports said large peaceful demonstrations have been held in the seven main cities of Papua and West papua provinces: Jayapura, Yakuhimo, Manokwari, Fak-Fak, Merauke, Timika and Sorong. The demonstrations have been voicing support for the Liberation Movement […]

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Papua`s Wondama Bay was first transit point for Austronesian people: Expert

The area around Wondama Bay in West Papua Province was the first transit point for Austronesian people in the land of Papua, according to Andreas Deda, the dean of Papua Universitys Faculty of Letters. The residents of Papua comprise Austronesians and Papuans, who are the indigenous people of Papua, Deda stated here on Wednesday. Deda explained that the Austronesian people […]

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Australian Deputy Ambassador Monitors Development Project in Papua

Australia Deputy Ambassador Justin Lee visited Papua and Papua Barat provinces to observe several education and economic development projects. “I visited Manokwari yesterday and today I come to Jayapura, because of close relations between Australia and Indonesia,” he told reporters in Jayapura on Wednesday (6/4/2016). For education, Lee told reporters he observed a project implemented by UNICEF to help pupils […]

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