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Monday Apr 14 | Asopa People

This is how Indonesia treats West Papuans

WEDNESDAY 2 April marked a global day of action to call for the immediate and unconditional release of the 77 Papuan and Malukan political prisoners currently being held in Indonesian prisons.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Brutal repression of West Papuan students a indicat...

Wednesday 2 April marked a global day of action to call for the immediate and unconditional release of the 77 Papuan and Malukan political prisoners currently being held in Indonesian prisons.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Age

The picture of the boat people smugglers are showing asylum seekers.

Jakarta: People smugglers in Indonesia are mounting their first credible attempt to ship asylum seekers on the hazardous voyage to New Zealand and circumvent the Abbott government's Operation Sovereign Borders.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Polls open in Indonesian legislative elections

Polling stations in Indonesia have opened in nationwide legislative elections, with dozens of districts facing delays because of logistical hiccups.

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CBS News

Celebrating smiles

A smile is a basic and universal form of human communication. But, in the serious world of photojournalism, images of smiles are rare.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

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Two arrested at action for Papuan political prisoners

Jayapura municipal police arrested two West Papuan students, Alfares Kapisa and Yali Wenda at a peaceful demonstration by the Papua Student Solidarity with Political Prisoners in front of PT Gapura Angkasa at the Cenderawasih University in Waena, Jayapura, on Wednesday April 2. The demonstration was organised by students from a number of tertiary ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

ABC News

Photos: See How Smiles Are Universal

Bitter from decades of exploitation by Jakarta, Indonesia, Irian Jaya's mostly Christian native people gathered in Jayapura, Indonesia, in 2000 for the second Papua Congress.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Asia News Network

JAYAPURA: 'Poor' candidates in Indonesia rely on friends

Struggling with financial constraints, a Regional Representatives Council candidate from Papua is forced to depend heavily on the support of friends and colleagues to run his campaign ahead of this month's legislative election.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Activism

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The York Daily Record

WWII fighter plane recovered from New Guinea has York County ties

Led by a shoeless and scantily clad group of reformed cannibals, Russ Strine and his dad hiked for over eight hours up a jungle mountain to find a treasure buried under tangled vegetation and infested with snakes.

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