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By Shaun Tandon WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (AFP) — The United States has called for Indonesiato move forward on autonomy in its Papua region and insisted it wouldnot overlook human rights as it seeks broader relations with Jakarta. Testifying in a first-ever congressional hearing on the long-simmeringconflict, senior US officials pledged to investigate abuse allegationsin Papua […]
17 September 2010 Last updated at 10:16 GMT By Karishma Vaswani BBC News, Jakarta Manokwari is one of of Indonesia’s most remote and least developed provinces Indonesian soldiers are guarding Manokwari, the capital of the country’s eastern province of West Papua, after angry residents protested against the killing of two people by police. There has […]