Independence & Self-determination

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November 2016

News/West Papua
Satu Harapan – November 29, 2016

Melki Pangaribuan, Jakarta – Through an unpretentious press conference at the offices of the Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) in Jakarta on Thursday November 29, the Indonesian People’s Front for West Papua (FRI-West Papua) declared its support for self-determination for the people of Papua, which they refer to as the West Papuan nation.

October 2016

News/West Papua
Detik News – October 28, 2016

Aditya Mardiastuti, Nusa Dua – Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu has emphasised that the sovereignty of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI) cannot be challenged.

Ryacudu made the remark at a meeting with Australian government representatives during the 2+2 Meeting in Bali on Friday October 28.

September 2016

Analysis/West Papua
Koran Pembebasan – September 5, 2016

Surya Anta – Increasingly broad mobilisations by the Papuan people in recent years shows that there must be a new assessment of West Papuan as an entity. An entity that should be, must be, recognised as a nation.

August 2016

Kabar Kota – August 26, 2016

Sleman – The oppression experienced by the Palestinians under the Israeli occupation has attracted the concern and solidarity of the international community.

A number of protest actions have been held calling for independence for the Palestine nation, such as the one held by students in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta.

July 2016

News/West Papua
Suara Papua – July 1, 2016

Bastian Tebai, Yogyakarta – Every year July 1 is commemorated by Papuans as West Papua proclamation day. The proclamation was read out at the Victoria Headquarters in Waris Village, Jayapura, in 1971.