Blog Posts - West Papua



According to the Smithsonian, The Korowai tribe of West Papua and also other Tribes Still Practice Cannibalism Today

(Image: by Bonhams; depiction of a cannibal feast)Cannibalism holds a deeply unsettling place in our society, surfacing throughout the myths and folk tales of many cultures around the world and often linked to the ancient tribal rituals of Melanesia...
by Potent Scientia Est on Nov 2, 2016

Explore The Four Elements in Indonesia

Thank you to Mia Musings and Pho Trablogger for inviting me to participate in Travel Photoblogging Challenge – Explore The Elements. The challenge asked bloggers to publish photographs they have taken […]...
by indahs travel photography on Mar 12, 2015

Memorable Travels of 2014

Year 2014 is near to end. I did travel this year as holiday and overall I enjoyed my break from the office routines. Those traveling days are now just memories […]...
by indahs travel photography on Dec 11, 2014

Ratusan Pendemo berbaju “Papua Merdeka” menuntut pisah dari NKRI

Alfido.com – Hai gan.. Sepertinya demo-demo separatis kembali muncul lagi ke permukaan. Kali ini ratusan pendemo berbaju OPM (Organisasi Papua Merdeka) berlambang bintang kejora berorasi di bunderan HI kemarin siang. Mereka menuntut pemisahan d...
by Alfido.com on Dec 2, 2014

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat archipelago is located in the heart of the world's Coral Triangle and is the center of the richest tropical marine biodiversity in the world today. Raja Ampat regency is part of the West Irian Jaya province consisting of four major islands...
by What The Place ? on Nov 22, 2014

West Papua | The Road To Home

Documentary about West Papua independence leader Benny Wenda want to go home…” are the words of so many activist who for political reasons have had to flee their home to...
by Mijiza's Blog on Oct 1, 2014

West Papua | The Road To Home

Documentary about West Papua independence leader Benny Wenda “I want to go home…” are the words of so many activist who for political reasons have had to flee their home...
by Mijiza's Blog on Oct 1, 2014

Jelang Pilpres, Penyelundupan Senjata ke Papua Makin Marak

Pelaksanaan Pilpres 9 Juli 2014 tinggal dua minggu lagi. Semakin mendekati hari ‘H’ semakin ramai pula pengungkapan kasus penyelundupan senjata api ke Papua. Kompas.com Rabu pagi (25/6/2014) menyajikan sebuah berita mengejutkan dari Tan...
by PANJI INOE KERTAPATI BLOG NEWS on Jun 27, 2014

WE WILL NOT VOTE!

From the office of Benny Wenda March 18, 2014 | “In 2014 the Republic of Indonesia will try to hold elections in West Papua. We the Papuan peoples refuse to vote in these elections. Why?  Today West Papua is illegally occupied by Indonesi...
by Mijiza's Blog on Mar 18, 2014

Papua | Violence from Within

Domestic Violence “Many people still resort to violence to solve problems. Even parents and teachers believe that if corporal punishment is not used, children won’t have discipline,” said Dwi Utari, a senior program assistant in charge of child...
by Mijiza's Blog on Feb 26, 2014

Melanesian Spearhead Group Commitment

Having Reached The Edge January 14, 2014 | The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) is an official forum to develop friendship, harmony and the sense of family between Melanesian nations, with a mind to develop peace and prosperity in the region. Th...
by Mijiza's Blog on Jan 14, 2014

Papua | Indigenous patients’ long trek to healthcare

Overwhelmed Healthcare December 09, 2013 | As more people sign up for health insurance offered to indigenous people in Papua, a public health system already struggling with too few health workers and substandard services is coming under greater...
by Mijiza's Blog on Dec 9, 2013

West Papua | Papua students call for self-determination

Papua Student Alliance December 05, 2013 | Around 300 demonstrators from the Papua Student Alliance (AMP) gathered in front of the Negara Grahadi building in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya on December 2 demanding that the Indonesia...
by Mijiza's Blog on Dec 5, 2013

West Papua | National Flag Day

“My Land Papua” Fifty two years ago on the December 1, 1December 01, 2013 | The 1st of December is West Papuan National Day or National flag day. Fifty two years ago on the December 1, 961, in the then Dutch colony of West New Guinea, the We...
by Mijiza's Blog on Dec 1, 2013

West Papua | Launch of Campaign

West Papua’s rights to self-determination November 05, 2013 | West Papuan independence leader Mr. Benny Wenda is presently in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Throughout the month of November (2013) Mr. Wenda, other PNG-based advocates for West Papuan...
by Mijiza's Blog on Nov 5, 2013

Papua | Maternal Mortality rate

Still too High November 04, 2013 | The National Family Planning and Population Board (BKKBN) has said the maternal mortality rate in Papua Province remains high.  ”The local government should pay serious attention to the high maternal mor...
by Mijiza's Blog on Nov 4, 2013

Dear ‘Free West Papua’ friends,

October 10, 2013 | Just over a week ago, Indonesian police opened deadly fire on a market place in West Papua, injuring three. It was one of many brutal attacks on indigenous people that goes unreported because of a complete media blackout. But...
by Mijiza's Blog on Oct 10, 2013

UN General Assembly | Federal Republic of West Papua

PRESS STATEMENT October 09, 2013 | We are officially writing Press Statement that the executive government of the Federal Republic of West Papua, an embryo state being formed on the October 19, 2011 appreciative and warm welcome Vanuatu Prime Mi...
by Mijiza's Blog on Oct 8, 2013

Three West Papuans Seek Refuge in Australian Consulate

West Papuan group demands Indonesian government treat them ‘like human beings’ October 06, 2013 | Three West Papuans have occupied the Australian consulate in Bali to demand the Indonesian government treat them “like human beings”. Marku...
by Mijiza's Blog on Oct 6, 2013

West Papua Freedom Flotilla refused entry by Indonesian military

West Papua Freedom Flotilla refused entry at the port of Merauke in West Papua. September 12, 2013 | The flagship boat of the Flotilla, The Pog, set off from Thursday Island, Queensland, and crossed into the waters of the Indonesian ruled territ...
by Mijiza's Blog on Sep 12, 2013


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