Papua



  • Prospect of Peace in Papua
    Opinion

    Prospect of Peace in Papua

    The plan by the TNI commander to resolve the conflict in Papua peacefully should go beyond words. It could begin with a ceasefire.

  • Soldiers' Softer Approach
    National

    Soldiers' Softer Approach

    General Andika Perkasa is calling for a non-military approach to resolve conflicts in Papua. It is considered not effective unless troops are withdrawn.

  • Strident Voices of Indigenous Women
    Opinion

    Strident Voices of Indigenous Women

    Indigenous women are fighting back against companies and powerful people who are wrecking their environment. The law must protect their collective rights.

  • Opposing Oil Palm in Papua’s Customary Forests
    Environment

    Opposing Oil Palm in Papua’s Customary Forests

    The indigenous women of Papua became the driving force of the resistance against oil palm companies encroaching into customary forests. They are in a weak position.

  • Korindo’s Right of Reply
    Letters

    Korindo’s Right of Reply

    The Right of Reply of Korindo Group

  • Unnecessary Fear of Separatism
    Opinion

    Unnecessary Fear of Separatism

    There has been a string of violent incidents in Kiwirok district, Papua. Talk of people determining their own future should not always be seen as opening the door to Papuan independence.

  • Empty Words on Deforestation
    Opinion

    Empty Words on Deforestation

    In sharp contrast to the situation on the ground, President Jokowi claimed deforestation in Indonesia has slowed down. Meanwhile, the environment minister embarrassed the nation before the international community.

  • From Papua to All over the World
    Cover Story

    From Papua to All over the World

    Papuan timber harvested through violating and bypassing all manner of regulations managed to be sold on the world market. The timber legality verification system did not detect these violations.

  • Green Certificate Fails to Stop Deforestation
    Cover Story

    Green Certificate Fails to Stop Deforestation

    Indonesia has the timber legality verification system (SVLK). Why has it failed to prevent deforestation violations in Papua?

  • Deforestation by Design in Papua 
    Cover Story

    Deforestation by Design in Papua 

    Deforestation in the commercial management of forest conservation in Papua is marked by numerous violations. This is at odds with the claim of President Joko Widodo at the COP26 in Glasgow regarding the lowest rate of deforestation in the past 20 years.

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