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To Indonesia: Step up and end systematic abuses in West Papua

  • Eni F.H. Faleomavaega and Donald M. Payne

Washington, DC | Fri, November 18 2011 | 08:41 am

PREMIUM Ahead of his visit to Bali, members of Congress are calling upon US President Barack Obama to make West Papua one of his top priorities during his upcoming talks with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. On Oct. 19, 2011, Indonesian security forces opened fire on unarmed West Papuans who had gathered at the third Papuan People’s Congress to peacefully air their political aspirations.