Independence & Self-determination

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May 2021

News/West Papua
Gatra.com – May 26, 2021

Erlina Fury Santika, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD claims that 92 percent of the Papuan people support the Unitary State of the Republic of Indo

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 25, 2021

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD claims that only a handful of Papuans want independence.

April 2021

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – April 14, 2021

Julian Howay, New York – Papuan and South Maluku Republic (RMS) activists have again held a joint peaceful action.

January 2021

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – January 7, 2021

Jakarta – The non-government organisation (NGO) Green Papua claims that 654,561 Papuans have signed a petition opposing the extension of Special Autonomy (Otsus) for Papua.

December 2020

News/West Papua
Arah Juang – December 21, 2020

The Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) and the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) again launched actions in several parts of the country on December 19.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – December 4, 2020

Jakarta – The fissure in relations between the West Papua National Liberation Army-Free Papua Organisation (TPNPB-OPM) and the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) began to sharpen in

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – December 4, 2020

Jakarta – The Presidential Staff Office says it regrets the raising of the Morning Star flag – which is identified with Papuan independence – at the Indonesian Consulate General (KJRI) in Melbourne

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – December 3, 2020

Jakarta – On December 1, United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Chairperson Benny Wenda declared Papuan independence.

News/West Papua
Arah Juang – December 2, 2020

Protest actions took place in several cities around Indonesia on December 1 including in Jakarta, Yogyakarta (Central Java), Ternate (North Maluku) and Sinjai (South Sulawesi).

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – December 2, 2020

Surabaya – Protesters from the Papua Student Alliance (AMP) held a demonstration commemorating the declaration of West Papuan independence at the Negara Grahadi building in the East Java provincial