Jokowi Gives Funds of IDR 12.6 T for Papua and West Papua Provinces in 2019

President Joko Widodo’s government allocated a budget in the framework of special autonomy, for Papua and West Papua Provinces of IDR 12.6 trillion next year. Quoted from the official website of Setkab, this is contained in Presidential Regulation (Perpres) Number 129 of 2018 concerning the Details of the State Budget (APBN) for Budget Year 2019 which was signed by Jokowi on 29 November. The budget for the provinces of Papua

Parties Refusing West Papua's Independence

The Free Papua Organization (OPM) justifies any means to urge the Indonesian government to approve West Papua’s independence. They have troops or soldiers with qualified weapons. For years they were guerrilla fighters, against the Indonesian Nasional Police and Military. Like the shooting that took place in Nduga, Papua, which killed 20 people. The West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) acknowledged the incident was the action of their troops. The rebels

Operation to Rescue the Victims of Tragedy Nduga Continues to Be Done

The Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security, Wiranto said, currently the rescue operation of the victims of the shooting of the Armed Criminal Group in West Papua, is still ongoing. “The rescue operation is still being carried out both at the scene and around the incident because there are also many workers who have escaped in a divided manner,” Wiranto said after holding a Coordination Meeting on resolving the