Democracy Matters in West Papua

Democracy Matters in West Papua

September 3, 2020 Free West Papua 0

Democracy Matters in West Papua #democracy values A former Dutch colony, West Papua was formally incorporated into Indonesia in 1969, after an undisputed vote of about 1,025 representative tribal leaders. The result of the plebiscite […]

What’s happening in West Papua?

What’s happening in West Papua?

August 30, 2020 Free West Papua 0

What’s happening in West Papua? This question is about curiosity or provocation? In one side, such question has been used repeatedly to attract international attention by separatist group, but the other side this question may […]

Democracy without separatism

But is it democratic?

June 21, 2014 Free West Papua 0

Democracy without separatism for many Indonesian is the only solution for West Papua. However, a small number of separatist supporters demand self-determination in the name of democracy. Such tension will continue and create mixed feeling […]

West Papua Democratisation

Let Democratisation Spread in West Papua

January 1, 2008 Free West Papua 0

West Papuan leaders have requested talks with Jakarta to discuss greater autonomy, and increased democratisation for their region, which would fall in line with positive developments throughout the archipelago. A resolution of the decades-long conflict […]

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 […]