Category Archives: History

History of West Papua

The History of West Papua, as a region and not a province, refers to the history of the Indonesian western half of the island of New Guinea and other smaller islands to its west. The eastern half of the island … Continue reading

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West Papua (Irian Jaya)’s illegal occupation by Indonesia – West Papuans demand independence

This is the flag of West Papua, which in 1962 Indonesia invaded and now occupy illegally under International law albeit with the tacit support of the USA, Britain and Australia; Jakarta has renamed it as “Irian Jaya“. Under International law … Continue reading

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