West Papua Independence Policies; Tensions in the Transition

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This paper sets out the infrastructural priorities adopted by the West Papua National Authority (WPNA) in the transition from Special Autonomy (2001—2010) to an independent nation-state on the western border of Melanesia Pacific. Published February 2011

Federal Republic of West Papua opens office in Docklands

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Councilor Amanda Stone from the Yarra City Council is cutting the ribbon on the Federal Republic of West Papua’s new office in Docklands (Melbourne) on Monday 23 June 2014. This is despite the Lombok Treaty, signed by Australia and Indonesia in 2006, which outlaws any demonstration of the Indonesian colony’s independence.

Melanesian Spearhead Group briefing May 2013

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Outlining the institutions, strategies, political priorities and social objectives of the Federal Republic of West Papua before the meeting of the MSG secretariat meeting in Kanaky.

Solving the Political Problem of West Papua by Peaceful Means

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Prepared for Act of Free Choice Seminar, Institute for Dutch History, Royal Library in The Hague, 15 November 2005

Submission to Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade

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“Building a relationship between Australia and Indonesia (that includes West Papua) based on the classic principles of Justice, Peace & Love" 24 October 2002

Knowing and understanding how the West Papuans were robbed of their right to independence

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Paper presented at 'West Papua at the Crossroads: A conference on the prospects for peace and conflict resolution in West Papua' University of Sydney. 19th April 2000.

Open Letter from Yaboisembut and Waromi to International Leaders

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The President and Prime Minister adress world leaders attending the Jakarta International Defense Dialogue in 2012

Statement from the 5 accused at Congress treason trial

STATEMENT BY FIVE PAPUANS WHO WENT ON TRIAL IN JAYAPURA ON 30 JANUARY 2011. Published in West Papua Media, translated by Carmel Budiardjo.

Letter To President Barrack Obama

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President Fokorus Yaboisembut writes from Abepura Prison to request President Barack Obama's assistance in negotiating peace and justice with the Unitary Republic of Indonesia.

Indonesia has proved, beyond reasonable doubt, that it has no place in Papua

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By Edison Waromi

Published in 2012

Edison Waromi criticises Australia in particular for riding on the rhetoric generated by President Yudhoyono and Foreign Minister Natalegawa about Indonesia’s ‘normative’ commitment to dialogue and the republic’s effort to ‘wage peace aggressively’.

Reflections from behind the Iron Bars of Indonesia

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By Edison Waromi

Published in 2013

A moral appeal on behalf of the Jayapura Five, first published in West Papua Media.

Prime Minister calls for International Support

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From Abepura Prison Edison Waromi calls on international support to end the Republic of Indonesia’s colonial occupation of West Papua.
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