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Papua shootings under international spotlight

  • Pierre Marthinus

Jakarta | Wed, June 6 2012 | 09:23 am

PREMIUM The latest shooting incidents, injuring 55-year-old Dietmar Pieper in Jayapura and killing 36-year-old Antun Arung Tambila in Puncak Jaya, indicate a continued relapse into violence, regular episodes of insecurity and the sustained maintenance of low-intensity conflict in the region by belligerents.

Although foreign nationals are rarely targeted, previous shootings targeting Australian as w...