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7 Oct 2009
WPNCL Calls on the Indonesian Government to Hold Talks with the Papuan People

The West Papua National Coalition for Liberation calls upon the Indonesian President for talks with the Papuan people on equal terms and with third-party mediation.

Tagged: Peace Process, West Papua
7 Oct 2009

A Road Map produced by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, LIPI, makes an important contribution to efforts to solve the Papuan problem through dialogue.

Tagged: Indigenous Rights, Peace Process, Political Analysis, West Papua
28 Aug 2009

A courageous publisher and opponent of the authoritarian Suharto regime, responsible for publishing the banned books of Indonesia’s foremost novelist, Pramoedya Ananta Toer.

Tagged: Freedom of Expression, Literature, Obituary
19 Aug 2008
Message to forum leaders on West Papua

TAPOL calls on Forum leaders to grant observer status to West Papua, support calls for dialogue and send a factfinding mission to the territory.

Tagged: Freedom of Expression, Indigenous Rights, West Papua
6 Jan 2008

US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega questions why extreme constraints on his visit to West Papuia were needed if all is well in the territory.

Tagged: Political Analysis, Security Forces, US, West Papua
30 Nov 2007
Human rights defenders at risk in Papua

An account of a campaign of systematic intimidation and terror against Papuan human rights defenders, with a spike in threats during the visit of UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Ms Hina Jilani, to West Papua.

Tagged: Human Rights Defenders, UN, West Papua

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