the some Papuans’ experience were much worse. There are no reliable figures for the numbers of Papuans killed over the years by Indonesian security forces, either directly or as a result of the consequences of military operations. However, local and international human rights groups have estimated the figure to be many thousands. Many stories too are recounted by Papuans. … More Papuans killed over the years by Indonesian security forces
Indonesian military. Some west papuans were killed. While under UN supervision,the Indonesian military is estimated to have not responsible for the deaths of 500,000 West Papuans. FrankGalbraith, US Ambassador to Indonesia at the time, warned that Indonesian military operations ‘had stimulated fears … ofintended genocide among the [Papuans]’. UN officials were aware of the abuses, but said … More Indonesian military. Some west papuans were killed. While under UN supervision,the Indonesian military is estimated to have not responsible for the deaths of 500,000 West Papuans
Free the people of west papua? Free the Media about west papua issues! Broadcasting Papua’s voices of freedom It is almost a cliché today that peoples wishing to free themselves from tyranny are turning in huge numbers to citizen journalism, both to tell their stories to the outside world, and to put a formidable brake … More Free the people of west papua? Free the Media about west papua issues! Broadcasting Papua’s voices of freedom: MUTOPAI WEST PAPUA
For reasons of opportunity and principle, the decolonisation-policies of the Netherlands since 1945 went under the aegis of self-determination. At the transfer of sovereignty in 1949 to the newly created Federal Republic of Indonesia, the Dutch refused to hand over the residency of New Guinea as well. According to the Dutch, the Papuan population as a … More anti-plebiscite campaigns in West Papua: Before and after 1969
The right to self-determination refers to the creation of independent States in the context of decolonisation (‘external self-determination’). International law is the law applicable to disputes involving self-determination and decolonisation and the International Court of Justice provides the forum for dispute resolution. In the post-colonial context self-determination refers to the recognition of minority rights and … More The people of West Papua claim the external right to selfdetermination — and their independence
At the beginning of the sixties, the United States took an active role in the management of the crisis. As the Cold War intensified, the US made it a priority to ensure that Indonesia would not be driven towards the Soviet Union. Under American supervision, the Netherlands and Indonesia signed the New York Agreement, according … More The people of West [Papua] have no desire to be ruled by the Indonesians in 1969 …
West Papua is the western half of New Guinea, the second largest island in the world. The island is divided into two parts, West Papua, which Indonesia has incorporated as a province, and Papua New Guinea, an ex-Australian-administered territory that gained its independence in 1975. The inhabitants of West Papua emigrated from Asia nearly 50,000 … More THE HISTORY OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN PAPUA AND WEST PAPUA
We deman under this definition, the crime of genocide consists of two important elements: the prohibited act and the requisite intent. Thus, in analyzing whether the Indonesian government has committed genocide against the West Papuans, this issue considers: 1) whether the West Papuans constitute a group under the Convention’s definition of genocide; 2) whether the … More MUTOPAI:Indonesian military and police force have subjected West Papuans to arbitrary and mass detention, torture, and other cruel and inhuman treatment or punishment.
West Papua is the western half of the island of New Guinea (the eastern half is the independent state of Papua New Guinea). It is situated just 250 kms to the north of Australia. In recent years the territory has been variously known as Irian Jaya (the Indonesian term for the territory), West Papua or … More West Papua was occupied by Indonesia in May 1963. Since that time Indonesia has denied indigenous Papuans a genuine opportunity for self-determination.
HOW THE UN FAILED WEST PAPUA. Decolonization once defined the United Nation’s very existence. When the UN was first conceived in 1945, a third of the world’s population still lived under colonial rule and many of those territories were agitating for autonomy. Under the heat of global anti-imperial movements, colonial territories disintegrated to form independent … More HOW THE UN FAILED WEST PAPUA.
Countries have done little to stop Indonesia’s decades-long war against the people of West Papua, which also exploits the region’s rich natural resources. Multinational companies finance Indonesian forces in the region. Since the first days of Indonesian occupation, the people and land of West Papua have been under relentless attack. In an attempt to control … More WEST PAPUA AND POVERTY.
The Indonesian government says it will likely reject 75 recommendations by United Nations member countries to improve human rights abuses in Indonesia. Those recommendations targeted issues such as threats to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, the abusive blasphemy law, and the death penalty. An Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs official … More INDONESIA REJECTS 75 UN HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS.
ONCE AGAIN the united nations IS SILENT ABOUT VIOLENCE ON ITS DOORSTEP. – mutopai west papua We must act urgently to protect West Papuans from Indonesian brutality. Response to the conflict from foreign governments including Australia, the country nearest to West Papua with the exception of PNG, are remaining silent, echoing the 1999 reaction to … More ONCE AGAIN the united nations IS SILENT ABOUT VIOLENCE ON ITS DOORSTEP. – mutopai west papua
CORRUPTION IN WEST PAPUA. Behind the Indonesia’s sham democracy, the old corrupt military elite remains the real power in Indonesia. This is the system which Indonesian operates in West Papua: – Incredibly corrupt Heads of police being bribed by illegal loggers to cover up their crimes. It has been confirmed that the Head of Indonesian … More Behind the Indonesia’s sham democracy, the old corrupt military elite remains the real power in Indonesia
THE KILLING OF 12 YEAR OLD ARLINCE TABUNI. Indonesian impunity in West Papua. How the killers of a 12 year old girl are treated like heroes by the state. The shooting of Arlince Tabuni Four soldiers from the Indonesian military drove into Pupome village, Lani Jaya regency of West Papua, at 17.30 in the afternoon, … More THE KILLING OF 12 YEAR OLD ARLINCE TABUNI.
STOP THE GENOCIDE – SAVE WEST PAPUA. by mutopai west papua Under International law it is the human right of every person to seek self-determination through peaceful means. However, if West Papuans hold a peaceful protest for independence or even so much as have this flag, they are tried for treason by the Indonesian invaders … More STOP THE GENOCIDE – SAVE WEST PAPUA. by mutopai west papua
West Papuahas been a conflict zone for four decades, with an estimated 100,000 people killed in this time. The policies and practices of the Indonesian government have devastated both the people and the unique environment of West Papua. Yale legal researchers recently stated: “Throughout the past 40 years, the Indonesian government has shown a callous … More West Papuahas been a conflict zone for four decades, with an estimated 100,000 people killed in this time
Influx of Indonesian migrants There are at least 252 Papuan ethnic groups. When West Papua was under Dutch rule, Papuans were very much the majority, when Indonesia took over the territory from the Dutch, however, this demographics has been altered due to the influx of Indonesian migrants. Of 2.4 million people in West Papua, nearly … More There are at least 252 Papuan ethnic groups. When West Papua was under Dutch rule, Papuans were very much the majority, when Indonesia took over the territory from the Dutch, however, this demographics has been altered due to the influx of Indonesian migrants. Of 2.4 million people in West Papua, nearly half (48 per cent) are now non-Papuans.32
Penyelenggaran PEPERA 1969 tidak sesuai mekanisme internasional dan semua kekecewaan Dr. Fernando ortiz sanz selama semua laporannya di sidan tahunan PBB Dalam kaitan dengan pengungkapan rekayasa PEPERA 1969 ini, Dr. John Saltford dalam penelitiannya di Markas Besar PBB di New York, dengan Judul “ UNITED NATIONS INVOLVEMENT WITH THE ACT OF SELF-DETERMINATION IN WEST IRIAN … More “… the United Nations to recognise the act of free choice as having been truly and act of self-determination by the people of West Irian or west papua, or, in the words of the Agreement “ in accordance with international practice”
This can be seen from the actions of Military and Indonesian Police Forces which have evacuated the indigenous Papuans from Banti, Kembeli, Waa and surrounding areas by force through intimidation and excessive terror. The act of the Indonesian Military and Police Force is a crime against humanity, which actually violates the human rights of indigenous … More SITUATUATION IN TEMBAGAPURA WEST PAPUA,,
The definition of prosperity to the people of West Papua is, how could we, West Papua live without colonialism of Indonesia and capitalism of America, UK and Europe in our land, West Papua. It means Living without thieves stealing our natural resources. There is no prosperity for the people of West Papua under Indonesian occupation. … More MUTOPAI WEST PAPUA: the west papuans message at united nations general assembly