Papua

TOKYO | Pence to visit Japan on start of Asian tour next week

TOKYO— U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Japan next week to discuss North Korea and other issues ahead of two key regional meetings. Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced Thursday that Pence will hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other top officials during his visit on Monday and Tuesday. Suga says … Continue reading TOKYO | Pence to visit Japan on start of Asian tour next week

JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Amnesty: Indonesian forces behind unlawful killings in Papua

JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Indonesia’s police and military are responsible for at least 95 unlawful killings in the easternmost Papua region since 2010, including targeted slayings of activists, Amnesty International said Monday, condemning a near-total absence of justice for the mainly indigenous victims. In a report based on two years of research, Amnesty said that more … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia  | Amnesty: Indonesian forces behind unlawful killings in Papua