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West Papua discussed in House of Lords, UK Parliament (30 May 2010)
UK Parliament - The following is a speech about the situation in West Papua made by Lord Harries to members of the House of Lords in the British Parliament last week.

Greenpeace hails SBY`s deforestation moratorium plan (29 May 2010)
Antara News - Greenpeace has hailed President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono`s plan to declare a moratorium on deforestation that he expressed before the signing of an agreement between Indonesia and Norway on forest conservation worth US$1 billion in Oslo on Wednesday.

Amnesty International Report - The State of the World's Human Rights (28 May 2010)
Amnesty International - The Amnesty International Report 2010 provides a comprehensive global overview of the state of human rights. The 400-page Report details the state of human rights in 159 countries. Please find below the country entry for Indonesia in the report.

Oil palm industry no threat to forest conservation: president (28 May 2010)
ANTARA News - President Susilo Bambang Yudhohyono said that the palm oil industry in Indonesia would not threaten Indonesia-Norway forest conservation agreement concluded under the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) scheme.

Nine Years on, Papuans Say Autonomy Has Brought Few Benefits (28 May 2010)
Jakarta Globe - Little good has come of the special autonomy status conferred on Papua in 2001 with most people there left behind by the nation’s push for development, activists and community representatives said at a discussion in Jakarta on Wednesday.