Stories About ‘Papua’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Papua’.

Triumph of History

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011, by . 15 Comments
Bunker_en_Sukarno

On the date of today, in 1962, then President Sukarno gave his yearly Independence Day speech of which the English version received that year the title ‘A Year of Triumph’. The then very recent New York or Bunker Agreement between Indonesia and the Netherlands in which Papua was, under certain conditions, handed over to Indonesia explains the title.


AIDS around the country; Papua

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010, by . 9 Comments
AIDS Commission of Indonesia

Incidence, prevalence rates, and other statistics on AIDS in Indonesia, with Papua province being the worst affected.


Indonesia’s Claims to Papua

Saturday, October 30th, 2010, by . 100 Comments
papua

The tangled logic of the state of Indonesia's assertion of sovereignity over western Papua.


Indonesia Hotel Picks

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010, by . 19 Comments

Boy picking noseLonely Planet's picks for the best hotel and hostel accommodation in Indonesia.


Lonely Planet’s Indonesia Highlights

Saturday, March 13th, 2010, by . 20 Comments
Lonely Planet

A discussion of Indonesia's finest, according to Indonesia's best travel guide, Lonely Planet.


Proscribed Books

Monday, December 28th, 2009, by . 59 Comments

Latest book bannings from the Attorney General's Office, revisionist history and religious pluralism.


Football Racism & Persipura

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009, by . 14 Comments

A day in Indonesian soccer, locker room rage, racism, Persipura & Arema slug it out.


Kopassus & Police Brutality

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009, by . 24 Comments

Two international reports on police and military brutality and abuses of human rights.


Judicial Review Cases, UU Porno

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009, by . 187 Comments

Educating the public about the pornography bill and legal challenges against UU Porno at the Constitutional Court.


Land of the 5-Star Resort?

Sunday, March 1st, 2009, by . 11 Comments

Chris wonders about travel writers’ priorities when selecting Indonesian tourist attraction highlights.


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