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West Papua & Indonesia since Suharto

independence, autonomy or chaos?

by King, Peter

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Published by University of New South Wales Press in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua (Indonesia),
  • Indonesia
    • Subjects:
    • Organisasi Papua Merdeka,
    • Papua (Indonesia) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements,
    • Papua (Indonesia) -- Politics and government -- 1963-,
    • Indonesia -- Politics and government -- 1966-1998,
    • Indonesia -- Politics and government -- 1998-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-226) and index.

      Other titlesWest Papua and Indonesia since Suharto
      StatementPeter King.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU744.5 .K55 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3465923M
      ISBN 100868406767
      LC Control Number2005440671


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: West Papua and Indonesia Since Suharto: Independence, Autonomy or Chaos. (): King, Peter: BooksCited by: In the s the Dutch promised the people of West Papua (the western half of New Guinea) self-determination and eventual independence.

But in Indonesia took control of the territory with the blessing of the US, the UN and s: 1. West Papua & Indonesia since Suharto: independence, autonomy or chaos?. [Peter King] -- "This book reviews the long guerilla struggle of the Organisasi Papua Merdeka (OPM) for a Free Papua, and traces the rise of a non-violent independence movement alongside it - led by the Papua.

Title West Papua & Indonesia Since Suharto: Independence, Autonomy or Chaos?. Peter King is convener of the West Papua Project within University of Sydney's Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS), of which he was the Foundation President in the late s.

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West Papua: The Obliteration of a People (Carmel Budiardjo and Liem Soei Liong, Tapol, ) Well researched book detailing the genocide of the Papuan people.

Available to download online for free See No Evil: New Zealand’s betrayal of the people of. Following East Timor's secession from Indonesia inthere has West Papua and Indonesia Since Suharto: Independence, Autonomy been a shift among activists and writers, especially in Australia, to focus on the future of Papua, often referred to as West Papua or the former Irian Jaya.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Washington, D.C. - July 8, - "You should tell [Suharto] that we understand the problems they face in West Irian," national security adviser Henry Kissinger wrote President Nixon on the eve of Nixon's July visit to Indonesia.

On the 35th anniversary of West Papua's so-called "Act of Free Choice" and Indonesia's first direct presidential elections, the National Security Archive posted. West Papua locator. Since the Suharto dictatorship annexed the region in a UN referendum largely seen as a fixed land grab, an estimatedWest.

Traveling extensively in West Papua and throughout Indonesia, Peter King has interviewed leading figures from the West Papuan Independence movement, church groups, and human rights NGOs. West Papua and Indonesia since Suharto places the current Papuan struggles in a context of failing Indonesian reform.

West Papua & Indonesia since Suharto: independence, autonomy or chaos. / Peter King University of New South Wales Press Sydney Australian/Harvard Citation. King, Peter. West Papua & Indonesia since Suharto: independence, autonomy or chaos. The page book, Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia, was published by Monash University Publishing a week before Indonesia’s general elections on.

Indonesia officially acquired West Papua inafter a sham ballot on independence in which only a handful of the local population were allowed to vote. The region, which makes up Author: Marni Cordell.

West Papua and Indonesia since Suharto: Independence, Autonomy or Chaos. UNSW Press, Sydney. MacLeod, Jason. (a). ‘Self-determination and Autonomy: the Meanings of Freedom in West Papua’, (Ed), Security and Development in the Pacific Islands: Social Resilience in Emerging States, Lynne Rienner, Boulder, London.

MacLeod, Jason. The path into West Papua through Suharto promised to be fruitful for Freeport, since its board was stacked with the Rockefeller's Indonesian oil interests who already were versed in the general's.

Inafter Indonesia deployed widespread military action and seized traditionally owned land for transmigration sites, more t West Papuans crossed the border to seek refuge in Papua New Guinea.

Indonesia's transmigration plan called for 5 million people from Java, Madura, and Bali to be moved to the provinces that. West Papua: The Issue That Won't Go Away for Melanesia West Papuans continue to fight for independence with the support of many Pacific nations. Despite Indonesia’s opposition and the recent impact of COVID on the region, the resolution of West Papuan grievances may have stalled but nationalist sentiment has not been quelled.

The Papua conflict is an ongoing conflict in Western New Guinea (Papua) between Indonesia and the Free Papua Movement (Indonesian: Organisasi Papua Merdeka – OPM).Subsequent to the withdrawal of the Dutch administration from the Netherlands New Guinea in and implementation of Indonesian administration inthe Free Papua Movement has conducted a low-intensity guerrilla war against Location: Papua and West Papua, Indonesia.

Description: This book reviews the long guerilla struggle of the 'Organisasi Papua Merdeka' (OPM) for a Free Papua, and traces the rise of a non-violent independence movement alongside it, the Papua Council, following the fall from power of Indonesia’s military dictator, General Suharto, in Indonesia is supposed to have a new liberal leadership with the election of new president Jodo Widodo, the first president since the Suharto dictatorship was overthrown in to be elected from outside the Javanese military/political elite.

But the Australian public, in the furore over the fate of two the Australians and others facing execution, are getting a glimpse of the. Suharto (/ s uː ˈ h ɑːr t oʊ /; Indonesian pronunciation (help info); 8 June – 27 January ) was an Indonesian military leader and politician who served as the second president of Indonesia, holding the office for 31 years, from the ousting of Sukarno in until his resignation in He was widely regarded by foreign observers as a of death: Congestive heart failure.

West Papua (Indonesian: Papua Barat) is a province of covers the two western peninsulas of the island of New Guinea, Bird's Head Peninsula and Bomberai Peninsula, along with nearby province is bordered to the north by the Pacific Ocean, to the west by the Halmahera Sea and the Ceram Sea, to the south by the Banda Sea, and to the east by the province of Papua and the Capital: Manokwari.

In the process of Indonesia's demand for the 'return' of West Papua, the people of West Papua were never consulted, which was a gross violation of their right to self-determination", said Budiardjo.

Ina UN committee on West Papua, chaired by United States diplomat Elsworth Bunker, involved only Indonesia, Holland and the UN in. Since then, mass atrocities have been carried out by Indonesian security forces and human rights abuses continue to this day.

West Papua is the most heavily militarized region of Indonesia, with. Hutomo Mandala Putra (born 15 July ), commonly known as Tommy Suharto, is a convicted murderer, an Indonesian businessman, politician and the youngest son of Suharto, the second President of has long had a reputation for being a playboy and gained notoriety for commissioning the murder of a judge who convicted him of corruption.

He is currently the chairman of Berkarya cal party: Berkarya. Given the enormous advances Indonesia has made in a little more than a year since Suharto’s reign ended—it now has a new, democratically elected president, a multiparty system, and a free press; dissidents have been released from jail, and long-suffering East Timor has been given its freedom—it is hoped that the long road to democracy can.

The book, by respected Papuan churchman Rev. Socratez Sofyan Yoman, is one of five books to have been banned in a move that appears to hark back to the authoritarian Suharto era.

Rev. Yoman’s book, ‘The Voice of Churches for Suppressed People, Blood and God’s Tears in West Papua,’ has been banned by the Indonesian Attorney General’s. West Papua was never part of that colony. West Papua only became a colony of the Netherlands in the s, like Papua New Guinea towards the end of the s and start of the 19th century.

That is a difference of over years. So, Indonesia and West Papua do not have the same colonial history. West Papua & Indonesia since Suharto: Independence, autonomy or chaos.

Sidney: University of New South Wales Press. Sejarah masuknya Irian Barat (Papua) ke Author: Nino Viartasiwi. Indonesia - Indonesia - Indonesia after Suharto: Between the elections of andIndonesia had four presidents, none of whom served a full five-year term.

Suharto remained in office for just two months following his reelection in Habibie, his successor, served for only one year. Abdurrahman Wahid (–), who followed Habibie, was replaced after two years in office by.

In Indonesia all public discussion of the killings was forbidden and this period of Indonesia’s history was carefully rewritten. Even today, 12 years after Suharto was deposed and 40 years since the massacres, Indonesia is struggling to even begin to come to terms with this bloody period.

There has been no official acknowledgment of the killings. From untilPresident SUHARTO ruled Indonesia with his "New Order" government.

After street protests toppled SUHARTO infree and fair legislative elections took place in Indonesia is now the world's third most populous democracy, the world's largest archipelagic state, and the world's largest Muslim-majority nation. Myth: West Papua was invaded.

Fact: There was no successful invasion of West Papua. But from to Indonesia sent several incursions, just as they have been doing to PNG for the pass forty years. Some Papuan people did see Indonesian troops with guns in Papua but for over a decade every Indonesian got arrested and sent back.

Police officers arrest a supporter of independence for West Papua during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug. 15, (AP photo by Tatan Syuflana). Despite the open secret that the Agreement itself amounted to the annexation of West Papua by Indonesia, in the Indonesian Government, now led by the nationalist dictator General Suharto.

Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous nation, and if it is to become the democracy it claims to be, this impunity must end. The anniversary is a moment for Author: Joshua Oppenheimer. Death Toll: 1, Janu – Indonesia’s former dictator General Suharto has died in bed and not in jail, escaping justice for his numerous crimes in East Timor and throughout the Indonesian of the worst mass murderers of the 20th century, his death tolls still shock:to over a million Indonesians in the aftermath of his seizure of power.

See King, West Papua and Indonesia since Suharto, Chapter 4, ‘The TNI in Business, Politics and Repression’, p [36] Lisa Misol, ‘High Time for the Government to Take Over All Military Businesses’, Jakarta Post, 7 October ; Tiama Siboro, ‘Military May Retain Many Businesses’, Jakarta Post, 20 October [37] TNI’s.

Former Indonesian Dictator Suharto Buried at State Funeral who have published books on Indonesia's history. sanctioned by the U.N. Similar abuses left more thandead in West Papua.

However, press freedom is still under challenge in the country. Indonesia ranked th of nations in the Reporters without Borders Press Freedom Index in 2 Journalists have struggled to report in some areas of the country, especially Papua, West Papua, and Aceh.

Also, reporters experience and fear violence as a result of their.