03 Aug Indonesia must reach political deal with Papua: ICG (AFP)

JAKARTA — Indonesia must reach a political settlement with restive Papua province to prevent simmering anger about broken promises of autonomy boiling over into violence, a think-tank said Tuesday. Indigenous resentments over the eastern territory's autonomy came to a head last month when protesters...

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28 Jul Why has our indigenous policy failed? (Sydney Morning Herald)

TO answer this question, it would be easy to list the usual suspects, such as fluctuating political will and commitment; dependence on the political cycle; the lack of consultation; inadequate, mismanaged or misdirected service delivery; failure to address root causes; and a focus...

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