Knowing the rioters wouldn’t enter places of worship, church leaders decided to take people in for protection.
Many are up in arms about a law that weakens anti-corruption initiatives, but that’s just the beginning.
Young Papuans are increasingly embarrassed to wear traditional clothing due to racism and discrimination. But one student hopes to change that.
We spoke with Amnesty's Papang Hidayat about why so few extrajudicial killings in Papua result in justice for victims' families.
Plus the Greens give up their question time, and calls for NZ intervention in West Papua.
We caught up with Benny Wenda, leader-in-exile of the West Papuan independence movement on his recent trip to New Zealand.
Mikael Kudiai was born an Indonesian citizen, but for much of his life he's felt completely disconnected from the country.
Allegations of "extrajudicial executions, fatal shootings of peaceful demonstrators, and persistent violence against Papuan women" were raised at the UN this week.
Indonesia announced on Sunday that foreign journalists will be allowed to travel unhindered to West Papau, a region where a 50-year separatist movement has challenged Indonesian territorial claims.
Two Indonesian officers were killed on January 1. Now West Papuans are collectively paying the price.
A protest in Paniai was broken up with force on Monday, leaving five demonstrators dead, just as West Papuan activists unified for independence.
'The Hardest Thing Was Not Knowing the Outcome': VICE News Talks to the French Journalists Freed From Jail in Papua
In an interview with VICE News, two French journalists who faced up to five years in jail in Indonesia explain the circumstances surrounding their arrest.