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Unheard Voices from a forgotten land (13 Jul 2010)
Papuanvoices.com - "If you care about disappearing cultures and biodiversity, you can help raise the world's awareness of West Papua by forwarding this appeal to your friends and colleagues". "If you enjoy the beautiful illustrations in this book and you come to appreciate the global significance and dire urgency of its story, please tell others about papuanvoices.com". By: the author

When David met Benny (13 Jul 2010)
Meridian Tonight - David Cameron is enjoying a surge in popularity. Not with his constituents or even in Britain but thousands of miles away in one of the most unlikely places. An unexpected meeting with tribal leader, Benny Wenda, in his Oxfordshire constituency has led to the Prime Minister being hailed a hero in West Papua.

Indonesia Reports 34 Political Prisoners Currently Incarcerated In Papua (13 Jul 2010)
BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific - The office of the Justice and Human Rights Ministry in Papua Province has categorised 34 individuals currently in the province's prisons as political prisoners.

Communal clash in Papua kills four (13 Jul 2010)
The Jakarta Post - At least four people have been killed in a communal clash in Muara village in the Papua regency of Tolikara, which started on Saturday.

Papuans Don’t Understand What They Really Want, Ministers Claim (13 Jul 2010)
Jakarta Globe - If the broad autonomy accorded to Papua had not raised the region’s prosperity it was the local authorities’ fault, government ministers said on Tuesday. The comments came on the heel of massive protests in Papua last week that demanded a referendum on self-determination and claimed the special autonomy handed to the region in 2001 had failed.