Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1135 (Tuesday 10 September 2019)

MELANESIA 1) Human Rights Watch calls for Indonesia to investigate Papua killings 3:25 pm on 9 September 2019 Share this  Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share via email Share on Reddit Share on Linked In Human Rights Watch is demanding Indonesia urgently investigate the deaths of Papuans killed during protests across the country. Protesters march […]

West Papua: police investigate as bags of snakes thrown into student dormitory

Masked motorcycle riders pull up around 4am at East Java building that has been the target of protests Helen Davidson and Kate Lamb in Jakarta Mon 9 Sep 2019 18.48 AESTLast modified on Mon 9 Sep 2019 18.50 AEST Shares54 Indonesian police are investigating allegations of masked motorcycle riders throwing bags of snakes into a West Papuan student dormitory in […]

Papuan race riots lay bare long-running tensions, fuelling push for independence from Indonesia

By Indonesia correspondent Anne Barker Updated Fri at 10:34am/ABC PHOTO: The ABC had been warned it would likely be followed by intelligence personnel. (ABC News: Phil Hemingway)RELATED STORY: ‘Not allowed’: Why nearly 2 million people are demanding an independence vote for West PapuaRELATED STORY: Indonesia denies using banned explosive that cannot be extinguishedRELATED STORY: In some parts of Indonesia, others vote on […]


Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1134 (Sunday 08 September 2019)

MELANESIA: 1a) https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-04/west-papua-latest-protest-over-referendum-for-independence/11471016?section=world 1b) https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-06/west-papua-fight-for-independence-fuelled-by-race-riots/11480524?section=world 1c) https://www.abc.net.au/radio-australia/programs/pacificbeat/pro-indonesian-bot-network-unearthed-on-twitter/11484522 1d) https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/398273/jakarta-blames-papua-unrest-on-independence-movement 1e) UN rights chief urges Indonesia to engage with Papuans on aspirations .”https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/398148/un-rights-chief-urges-indonesia-to-engage-with-papuans-on-aspirations 1f) NZ ‘deeply concerned’ by West Papua violence  6 September 2019 Share this  Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share via email Share on Reddit Share on Linked In New Zealand’s government says it’s “deeply concerned” by recent […]

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