West Papua

West Papua Special Treatment

December 14, 2007 Free West Papua 0

  West Papua: Special TreatmentBy: Erica VowlesWednesday 22 August 2007The rights and revenue that were supposed to flow from West Papua’s Special Autonomy Law — implemented by the Indonesian Government in 2001 — are yet […]

West Papua

West Papua

December 12, 2007 Free West Papua 5

West Papua province (Indonesian: Papua Barat) is a province of Indonesia. It covers the two western peninsulas of the island of New Guinea, Bird’s Head Peninsula and Bomberai Peninsula, along with nearby islands. The province is bordered to the north by the Pacific Ocean, to […]

Papua Province

Papua Province

December 12, 2007 Free West Papua 51

Papua province is the largest and easternmost province of Indonesia, comprising most of Western New Guinea. It is bordered by the state of Papua New Guinea to the east, the province of West Papua to the west, the Pacific Ocean to the north, and the Arafura Sea to […]

Democracy in West Papua

But is it democratic?

December 8, 2007 Free West Papua 0

The following article is about Democracy in West Papua Indonesian democrats have mixed feelings about Papua’s independence Stanley To what extent has democratisation at the centre benefited Papua? When Habibie took over from Suharto, Papuans […]

Suebu on Global Warming

Suebu on Global Warming

December 6, 2007 Free West Papua 1

Indonesia’s Papua Governor Barnabas Suebu during an interview with Reuters in Nusa Dua, Bali island December 5, 2007. Indonesia’s Papua offers seven million hectares of pristine rainforest under a pay-and-preserve plan to help the world […]