Bernard J. Firestone: The success of the United Nations in Papua was extraordinary because, under the provisions of the New York Agreement and the subsequent General Assembly resolution, UNTEA was the first case of the Organization’s direct administration of a territory. Another notable feature of that exercise was that its funding was provided by the […]
Dr. Martin Ira Glassner (1998) stated in his book : “The UN’s record in postcolonial territorial disputes is not good, with West Irian the solitary success. Source: Glassner, M. I. (1998) The United Nations at Work. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, page 270.
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 »