Posts Tagged ‘Neles Kebadabi Tebay’

Priest to be mediator in Indonesia West Papua dialogue

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Various Papuan civil society, church and customary leaders met with Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo last month about establishing dialogue over problems in Papua. Terms of reference for the dialogue are not known yet, but the Jakarta meeting agreed on the Catholic priest, Dr Neles Tebay, taking on a mediator role. Continue reading

Indonesian priests concerned about injustice in West Papua

Friday, July 17th, 2015

At least 75 diocesan priests from five dioceses in the West Papua region have voiced concern over the treatment of the Papuan people that has spurred various acts of violence in Indonesia’s easternmost provinces. “We see injustices in the fields of economy, social, culture and politics in the land of Papua. We are concerned about Read more