Time to think about the future of West Papua

December 11, 2007

Early this month in the year of 2007, a very small number of West Papuan still try to celebrate the 46th anniversary of its declaration of independence, a document that has never been recognized by any member of the international community. Yet every year separatists in the Indonesian province of West Papua raise their rebel flag and engage in traditional celebrations. Read the rest of this entry »

Views & Perspectives, Facts on Indonesia’s Sovereignty over West Papua

December 11, 2007

Facts on Indonesia’s Sovereignty over West Papua are not only part of Papua’s History but also part of many interpretation that should be read carefully. Especially we should notice who tells the facts. There are so many false information in the world, so we should aware the propaganda by political dan economic opportunist who sold their own people for adventure and money. Please read the following facts.

1. What was the nature of the West Papua issues ? Was this issue a case of decolonization or incomplete decolonization of Indonesia ? Read the rest of this entry »