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Sope calls on Vanuatu government to revive Papua lobbying

Posted at 03:29 on 02 November, 2010 UTC A former Vanuatu prime minister and leader of the Melanesian Progressive Party, Barak Sope, has called on the government to continue to apply political, diplomatic and legal pressure on the United Nations and Jakarta to allow West Papua to hold a referendum on independence from Indonesia. Mr […]

Canberra’s politics and impact on human rights

Eko Waluyo and Haris Azhar, Jakarta | Tue, 11/02/2010 10:00 AM | Opinion Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is on a two-day visit to Indonesia at the invitation of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and will hold talks on bilateral cooperation on economic, security, development and environmental issues. Indonesia is the single largest recipient of development […]