Stories About ‘Act of Free Choice’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Act of Free Choice’.

Triumph of History

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

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.

Indonesia’s Claims to Papua

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

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

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