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Territorial Autonomy: A possible solution of self-determination conflicts?

Territorial Autonomy: A possible solution of self-determination conflicts?


Conference “Autonomy for Papua – Opportunity or Illusion?”, 04-05.06.2003

by Hans-Joachim Heintze

History provides many examples of conflict situations where a disgruntled, territorially concentrated minority has demanded statehood on the basis of the right to self-determination.1 The typical reaction of the concerned State is the rejection of this claim, very often enforced by military power which in many cases results in a tragic and bloody war. This experience has led to increased debates about peaceful solutions of ... read more

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Local government in Indonesia. The case of Papua

Local government in Indonesia. The case of Papua


Conference “Autonomy for Papua – Opportunity or Illusion?”, 04-05 June 2003

Local government in Indonesia. The case of Papua

by Harun Alrasid

The era of reform and the Law on Regional Government

On May 21st, 1998, after 32 years in power, President Soeharto, stepped down and the ‘New Order’ era was succeeded by the so-called ‘Era of Reform’. In line with the spirit of reform was that with regard to local government the New Order legislation, i.e. Law No. 5/1974, ... read more

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Human Rights in Papua: An overview

Human Rights in Papua: An overview


Conference “Autonomy for Papua – Opportunity or Illusion?”, 04-05.06.2003

by Neles Tebay

 

Introduction

I have been asked to present an overview on human rights in Papua. The presentation will be limited to the human rights situation before the approval of the Special Autonomy Law by the national Parliament, the DPR, in October 2001. I would like to begin with a quotation regarding human rights taken from the Elucidation of the Draft Law on Special Autonomy for the Province of Papua proposed ... read more

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Missionswerk fordert Schutz für Menschenrechtsanwälte in Papua

Missionswerk fordert Schutz für Menschenrechtsanwälte in Papua


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Posted on 11:57 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Papua: Todesdrohung für Menschenrechtsaktivisten

Papua: Todesdrohung für Menschenrechtsaktivisten


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Papua: Todesdrohung für Menschenrechtsaktivisten

Papua: Todesdrohung für Menschenrechtsaktivisten


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Und die internationale Gemeinschaft schweigt zu dem Elend

Und die internationale Gemeinschaft schweigt zu dem Elend


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Posted on 01:31 PM in History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Kirchliche Organisationen und Nicht-Regierungs-Organisationen (NROs)  fordern von Bundesregierung und EU Partnern aktive Menschenrechtspolitik gegenüber Indonesien

Kirchliche Organisationen und Nicht-Regierungs-Organisationen (NROs) fordern von Bundesregierung und EU Partnern aktive Menschenrechtspolitik gegenüber Indonesien


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Posted on 12:46 PM in Aceh, democracy, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications, security sector
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Indonesia: Turning to the Worse

Indonesia: Turning to the Worse


February 2001

Diakonisches Werk der EKD, Stuttgart Referat Menschenrechte

United Evangelical Mission, Wuppertal

 

57th Commission on Human Rights, Geneva

Aide Memoire to the German delegation

 

Prepared by

Diakonisches Werk der EKD, Human Rights Desk, P.O.B. 10 11 42, D-70010 Stuttgart, Germany, *49-711-2159-500 and United Evangelical Mission, Rudolfstraße 137, D-42285 Wuppertal, Germany, *49-202-89004-168 (This memorandum does not cover questions of human rights violations in East Timor, which is now under the Transitional Authority of the ... read more

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Runder Tisch zu West Papua

Runder Tisch zu West Papua


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Posted on 01:59 PM in Activities, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Round Table Talks on West Papua, June 2000, Past Events
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