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Ungracious reception of SBY’s Kado Natal for Papua

Ungracious reception of SBY’s Kado Natal for Papua


Information and Analysis, 4 March 2005

 

by Petra Stockmann

 

Why the Government Regulation on the Papua People’s Council has been greeted with protest rather than joy

 

On December 26th, 2004, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) paid a visit to Papua. As a “Kado Natal”, a Christmas gift, he brought along with him a long overdue piece of legislation, namely the Government Regulation on the Papua People’s Council. The Papua People’s Council (Majelis Rakyat Papua, MRP) is a special ... read more

Posted on 01:25 PM in democracy, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Judiciary & Administration, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications
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Constitutional Court’s ruling on the partition of Papua

Constitutional Court’s ruling on the partition of Papua


24 November 2004

von Petra Stockmann

On November 11th, 2004, the Constitutional Court eventually announced its ruling concerning the application for judicial review of Law No. 45/1999 on the Establishment of the Province Central Irian Jaya, the Province West Irian Jaya, the Regency Paniai, the Regency Mimika, the Regency Puncak Jaya and the Municipality Sorong. The Court declared Law 45/1999 unconstitutional and thus invalid as of the date of the verdict. However, in its legal considerations the Court states it ... read more

Posted on 03:30 PM in democracy, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Judiciary & Administration, Papua, Publications
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Pemilu 2004 Masih Pemilu „Mudah-mudahan“

Pemilu 2004 Masih Pemilu „Mudah-mudahan“


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Posted on 02:10 PM in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Koalisi Sejak Awal untuk Cegah Parlemen Mogok

Koalisi Sejak Awal untuk Cegah Parlemen Mogok


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Indonesia six years after the fall of Suharto

Indonesia six years after the fall of Suharto


23 April 2004

The following article is based on a presentation given at the Department of Government and International Studies (GIS) at the Hong Kong Baptist University on December 4th, 2003, as part of the East-West Talks.1 The publication of the article by the GIS-Department is forthcoming.

Proceeding democratically back to the New Order? 2

by Petra Stockmann

2004 is a super-election year in Indonesia: On April 5th, Indonesians were called to the polls to vote ... read more

Posted on 04:51 AM in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Judiciary & Administration, Publications, Transitional Justice
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CEIA Gelar Seminar Pemilu 2004


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US-East Timor agreement on ICC Article 98 detrimental to the protection of human rights

US-East Timor agreement on ICC Article 98 detrimental to the protection of human rights


SUARA No 3/02, October 2002

by Anett Keller

In September 2002, East Timor was the 79th state to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. However, before the ratification the East Timorese leadership had already signed a bilateral agreement which exempts US citizens from the applicability of several clauses of the Statute.

„East Timor is uniquely placed to recognize the importance of an International Criminal Court. (…) We are resolute in our conviction that lasting peace can only ... read more

Posted on 04:09 PM in Human Rights, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, SUARA magazine
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Osttimor: Fretilins Sieg hält sich in Grenzen

Osttimor: Fretilins Sieg hält sich in Grenzen


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Posted on 09:44 AM in Elections & Political Parties, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Rua Demokratika No.1<br />On the road to democracy, where the streets have no name

Rua Demokratika No.1
On the road to democracy, where the streets have no name


September 4, 2001

Interview with Fernando de Araujo, Leader of the Partido Democratico

On the beach in Dili, wet and laughing children were doing summersaults. There was no street name on the street across the beach, just an arrow and a sign: Partido Democratico, 50 meters. PD is Timor’s new democratic party. Officially 2 months old, PD is the second strongest party in Timor Lorosae. PD won seven seats at the recent Election for the Constituent Assembly. The ... read more

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Osttimor nach der Wahl

Osttimor nach der Wahl


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Posted on 09:54 AM in Elections & Political Parties, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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