West Papua 1942 to 2019: the legals, the politics, and the only way forward

This document begins with an exposé of the twenty-period between 1942 and 1962, covering the Pacific War in West Papua (1942–1944) and the nation’s twelve years as a UN Non-Self-Governing Territory (1950–1962). The third section details the legal manoeuvring by

Two legal documents: West Papua: real-politik v international law; Papua and the right to self-determination under international law

Two papers by ICJ lawyers that analyse and dissect the New York Agreement (1962-1969), one by George Ernest Lambert written in 2000, the other by Melinda Janki published in 2010. George Lambert was a judge with the Australian Family Law