Regional Autonomy & Secessionist Movement

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May 2022

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 10, 2022

Jakarta – Police arrested at least seven people in relation to a protest action in Jayapura on Tuesday May 10 against the creation of new autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – May 10, 2022

Jakarta – Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) Director Emanuel Gobay says that a participant of a demonstration in Jayapura opposing the creation of new autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua is in a criti

April 2022

News/West Papua
Kompas.com – April 26, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Papua People's Council (MPR) Chairperson Timotius Murib has questioned a claim by Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (Menko Polhukam) Mahfud M

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – April 8, 2022

Jakarta – The Humanitarian Coalition for Papua says that the unilateral creation of three new provinces in Papua by the central government is like repeating the management model of Dutch power duri

News/West Papua
Kompas.com – April 7, 2022

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – Indonesia will have three new provinces. Thus, later, Indonesia will have 37 provinces.

March 2022

News/West Papua
Tribune – March 31, 2022

Hendrik Rewapatara, Jayapura (Tribune-Papua) – A demonstration in Nabire regency against the creation of new special autonomous regions (DOB) in Papua ended in chaos on Thursday March 31.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – March 15, 2022

Jakarta – Several demonstrators opposing regional decentralisation or new autonomous regions (DOB) in Yahukimo regency, Papua, have died after being shot by police.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – March 11, 2022

Jakarta – Police arrested a total of 90 Papuan students during a protest action which ended in chaos near the Presidential Palace complex in Central Jakarta on Friday March 11.

News/West Papua
CNN Indonesia – March 8, 2022

Jakarta – Papua Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) Director Emanuel Gobay says that hundreds of Cendrawasih University (Uncen) students took to the streets on Tuesday March 8 to hold actions opposing the c

July 2021

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – July 19, 2021

Jayapura – A number of demonstrators from the People's Front Against Special Autonomy Chapter II were reportedly arrested and taken to the Sorong city municipal police headquarters when they wanted