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MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu steps up UN bid for West Papua rights, new referendum

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu steps up UN bid for West Papua rights, new referendum

West Papua has been sidestepped by both the the Melanesian Spearhead Group and the Pacific Islands Forum. But, reports James Halpin of Asia Pacific Journalism, Vanuatu is undeterred as leading champion for the West Papuan cause and is pressing for United Nations support. After the failure of the Pacific Islands Forum to move on the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Plea to Jokowi: Free all Maluku and West Papuan political prisoners

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  Amnesty International, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, flag-raising, Human Rights, Indonesia, Maluku, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, political prisoners, Politics, Prisons, Protest, Protests, Reportage, Reports, West Papua, West Papuan, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Plea to Jokowi: Free all Maluku and West Papuan political prisoners

A study, conducted by Indonesia Law Reform Institute cofounder Anugrah Rizki Akbari, concludes that Indonesia has an “overcriminalisation” problem, with hundreds of harmless activities having been classified as crimes. Image: Shutterstock/Jakarta Post OPINION: By Glenn Fredly in Jakarta The remarks of renowned American philosopher John Dewey, “If you want to establish some conception of a […]

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