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Dialogue, development and ‘security’ for Papua

  • Pierre Marthinus

Jakarta | Mon, January 30 2012 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM President Yudhoyono again denied allegations of human-rights violations and widespread abuse in Papua (The Jakarta Post, Jan. 21, 2012). The problematic justification and framing of abuses as discretionary law enforcement and proportionate military retaliation towards Papuan armed groups has again raised doubts about Jakarta’s actual commitment and readiness for dialogue.

The establishmen...