Sorong City is an integral part of the West Papua Province which consists of 12 Regencies and 1 City. The name Sorong comes from the word SOREN which comes from … Continue Reading History of Sorong City
To understand the current political situation in Papua and West Papua provinces, it is necessary to examine recent history. What is now known as Indonesia was the most important Dutch … Continue Reading A Short History of West Papua
Author Dini Daniswari | Early Editor Daniswari KOMPAS.com – Jayapura City is the capital city of Papua Province, which is located at the eastern end of Indonesia. Jayapura City has … Continue Reading The History of Jayapura City, the Capital of Papua, The City That Was Once Named Hollandia
Indonesian national heroes can come from any region, including from West Papua. Have you heard about the national heroes from West Papua? Find their stories here! The National Heroes’ Day … Continue Reading Getting to Know 4 National heroes from West Papua
West Papua in Fluctuating Turmoil West Papua Blog – Papua has been in fluctuating turmoil in the last 20 years, especially following the democratisation of Indonesia in 1998. Some incidences … Continue Reading Why is West Papua in Fluctuating Turmoil?
West Papua history controversies comes to life, not as a mere recitation of names and dates but as a series of turning points where the future hung in the balance … Continue Reading Controversies in West Papua History
The following article is a history of saving Papua written by Ambassador Freddy Numberi (Vice Admiral of the TNI (ret)), who is an exceptional historical witness, because as Papuan, he was inside … Continue Reading History of Saving Papua
Merauke, Papua – Concentration camp does not only exist in Auschwitz, Poland. In Indonesia, there is also a Dutch Boven Digoel concentration camp in Papua. Who does not know Auschwitz? … Continue Reading Not Auschwitz, This is the Boven Digoel Concentration Camp in Papua
The day Free West Papua deceived #Papuan people is a historical fact that many young west papuans didn’t realise. This blog is a political blog from the beginning, and I … Continue Reading The Day Free West Papua Deceived #Papuan People
Papua ab initio belongs to Indonesia (ab initio = From the beginning). Written by Papuan prominent figure Freddy Numberi, this article is a free translation from Indonesian online media Detik.com. … Continue Reading Freddy Numberi: Papua Ab Initio Belongs to Indonesia
West Papua Independence Day Why a small group of West Papua separatist can not accept the reality in Papua and West Papua provinces? For example, Jeffrey Bomanak last night gave … Continue Reading July 1, 1971 was not West Papua Independence Day
In the eyes of many, West Papua is internationally recognized as part of Indonesia. Background Most people in the world realize that the western half of New Guinea, the world’s … Continue Reading Why Free West Papua is destined to fail?
As a continuation of the resolution of the West Irian problem, the Indonesian Government implemented the “Act of Act” in Irian Jaya (Papua) under UN supervision in 1969. The Pepera … Continue Reading New York Agreement 15 August 1962
West Papua History The following article is taken from Papua Web, which the latest update of the website was in 2009. Please visit Papua Web for better understanding about West … Continue Reading West Papua History: The Discovery of New Guinea
Speech of Hans van Baalen (Member of the Dutch House of Representatives from The People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy – VVD) in Jakarta, 20 Oktober 2005: “Let me therefore, set … Continue Reading The Republic Indonesia is the single heir to the Dutch East Indies
EU Statement on West Papua Thursday, 5 September 2002 – Strasbourg The Commission, together with the diplomatic missions of the Member States, continues to closely follow developments in Papua. The … Continue Reading The European Commission Statement on West Papua Issue