3 Apr 1999
Delivered at the International Conference on Aceh, Washington (US), 3 April 1999

I must first extend warm greetings from TAPOL and our gratitude to the International Forum on Aceh for holding this conference and inviting us to attend. We are very keen to be a part of the joint efforts to mobilise international support for the people of Aceh in the struggle to have their human rights upheld in all respects.

26 Mar 1999

Many journalists nowadays raise the burning question: Is Indonesia facing Balkanisation? While it is tempting to answer in the affirmative, my answer is: I don’t think so. The danger facing Indonesia at present is much more one of social rather than territorial of disintegration