Papuan asylum seekers leave Australia and return home to the Province of West Papua Indonesia

September 24, 2008

JAKARTA, Sept 24 – Two of the 43 Papuan asylum seekers at
the heart of a diplomatic rift between Australia and Indonesia
two years ago have returned to their homeland.

The Indonesian government said Hana Gobay, from Merauke in
Papua, and Yubel Kareni, from Serui, returned to Papua this
morning, accompanied by Indonesia’s consul general in Melbourne,
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The West Papuans Refugees Ordered to Leave Site

January 21, 2008

What Indonesian government should do is to help west papuan refugees whenever they need help. This is not only an obligation in the view of humanitarian perspective, but  also an opportunity to show the world that the democratic Indonesia is attentive to human rights issue. Hopefully that the diplomatic ties between Indonesia and PNG can solve the problem of West Papuan refugees.

Here is the news: Read the rest of this entry »