Posts Tagged ‘Neles Tebay’

West Papua – building roads not enough, empower people

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Earlier this month the Executive Committee of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania called for quality education to empower people in Papua. Their call has been echoed by Papua’s Peace Network (JDP) coordinator. Father Neles Tebay says that prioritising only infrastructure will not be enough in developing Papua and must be balanced with the Read more

5000 stage rally calling for Papuan Independence

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

An estimated 5,000 Papuans, including members of the pro-independence National Committee for West Papua, activists and university students as well as seminarians, staged a rally calling for independence in Jayapura, Papua province, on April 13. Peaceful demonstrations supporting Papuan independence were held in several parts on the predominantly Christian Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Read more

Father Neles Tebay sets out a road map for peace in West Papua

Friday, November 4th, 2011

The ongoing bloodshed in West Papua indicates long-standing, fundamental problems that have remained unresolved, says Dr Neles Tebay, a Catholic priest, who teaches at the Fajar Timur School of Philosophy and Theology in Abepura, Papua. He says that in order to identify and settle these deep-seated problems and prevent acts of violence from recurring, a Read more