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In memory of the 1999 Papua dialogue

  • Budi Hernawan

Canberra | Thu, March 1 2012 | 10:35 am

PREMIUM Thirteen years ago today, Papua’s “Team 100” was invited by then president BJ Habibie to hold a national dialogue to discuss the Papua issue at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta.

It was no ordinary event. On the contrary, it was an extraordinary gathering of Papua’s leaders prompted by a widespread call for independence in the nation’s easternmost province.

It was marked...