Posts Tagged ‘Paniai’

Papua church leaders want inquiry into deaths

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

A joint forum of Papuan church leaders and the Indonesian Communion of Churches [PGI] have urged Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo to set up a commission of inquiry to investigate alleged rights abuses in the Paniai shooting in Papua province. Five protestors were killed and at least 17 injured in the December incident in which security forces allegedly Read more

Nun says arrival of Troops in Paniai caused panic

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The arrival of Troops in Paniai, by air and land, has caused panic, said a nun who works there. She did not want her name to be made public. A group of armed men launched attacks in the Papua regency of Paniai as Indonesia celebrated its 66th Independence Day. As the hoisting of the flag ceremony Read more