Indonesian colonel indicted for crimes against humanity

The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) and the West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) today welcomed the removal of Colonel Burhanuddin Siagian from his command in West Papua. Siagian faces two indictments in East Timor for crimes against humanity committed in 1999. Continue reading “Indonesian colonel indicted for crimes against humanity”

PNG landowners continue to halt nickel mine construction

Angry Papua New Guinea landowners say they will continue to halt construction at a Chinese owned nickel mine until they meet with the PNG government next week. Police reinforcements have been sent to the mine site to protect Chinese employees, some of who were assaulted by locals. Continue reading “PNG landowners continue to halt nickel mine construction”