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Food estate projects to dig deeper into forests (24 Mar 2010)
The Jakarta Post - Greenomics Indonesia predicted Wednesday most of the planned 1.6 million of hectares of food estates in Merauke, Papua, would open forested areas.

Indonesia sees need for more troops in Papua (23 Mar 2010)
AFP - The Indonesian military is considering sending thousands of extra troops to restive Papua province where it stands accused of widespread human rights abuses, a spokesman said Tuesday.<br /> RNW - Indonesia considers more troops for Papua. The Indonesian army is considering whether to station extra troops in the province of Papua, in a bid to take quicker and more effective action against separatists.

Protesters arrested in Papua protest (23 Mar 2010)
The Jakarta Post - JAYAPURA, Papua: The police apprehended 15 activists from the West Papua National Committee protesting outside Waena Expo complex in Jayapura on Monday.

Reaction on ICG report and response by ICG (23 Mar 2010)
ICG and WPAT - Ever since the International Crisis Group report on West Papua was published on March 11th many organisations have given their response or criticism to the same. This article reflects one of the opinions, namely of the WPAT and ICG's reaction to the main topics of criticism.

International Statement by the Dewan Adat Papua (18 Mar 2010)
Papua Traditional Council - an international statement by Forkorus Yaboisembut, the general leader of the Papua traditional council on the resolution of the conflict between the nation-state of West Papua and the Government of Indonesia.