Chairman of Papua Provincial Parliament (DPRP) Yunus Wonda invites young Papuan generation to increase the spirit of Indonesian nationalism

Jayapura (free translation from facta-news.com ). By Markus Adii Indigenous Papuan, Yunus Wonda is the best son of Indonesia from Puncak Jaya , Papua, who became the chairman of DPRP. He feels very moved and proud as the reader of Indonesian proclamation text at the 71th anniversary of Indonesian independence in Mandala field Jayapura with Governor of Papua, Lukas Enembe…

Clinton’s on Indonesia’s Papua

Jakarta, 4 September 2012 Hillary Clinton’s statement during a joint news conference with Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa “We believe strongly that dialogue between Papuan representatives and the Indonesian government would help address concerns the Papuans have and assist in resolving conflicts peacefully”. “Of course we deplore violence of any sort in Papua and when…

Australia rejects Papuan independence

The Hindu Australia categorically rejected Papuan independence on Sunday saying it could not lead to a viable nation and would “completely rupture” ties with Indonesia were Canberra to weigh in. Foreign Minister Bob Carr said public opinion in Australia was “in support of Indonesian sovereignty over the two Papuan provinces” and though Canberra pressed Jakarta…

Referendum not up for discussion: SBY

Arya Dipa, The Jakarta Post, Bandung | Headlines | Sat, June 30 2012, 8:36 AM President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has reiterated that he will not pursue dialogue with any party intending to push for a referendum or plebiscite in Papua. “We can engage in dialogue to achieve progress on development, people’s welfare and justice. I…

Australia wants Papua to continue to be part of Indonesia

Bintang Papua, 28 March 2012 While the Australian government is keen to hear about the present situation in West Papua and is hoping to get inputs from a number of sources, in believes in principle that Papua should continue to be a part of Indonesia. ‘Australia fully agrees that Papua should continue to be a part of Indonesia,’ said…