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Filep Karma in hospital in Abepura (14 Jul 2009)
According to information received from Papua, Filep Karma who is serving a 15-year sentence for peacefully raising the Morning Star flag in Papua on 1 December 2004, is suffering from respiratory problems, making it difficult for him to breath.

Indonesia signs agreement with EU (14 Jul 2009)
Indonesia took a major step on Tuesday towards cementing closer relations with the European Union than any other Asian country when officials from both sides signed a wide-ranging Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.

Imparsial responds to recent incidents in Papua (14 Jul 2009)
The NGO, Imparsial said in a press release today that the recent violent incidents in Papua were the work of well-trained people with the capacity to plan such actions scrupulously. Their aim was to create a situation of uncertainty in an area ridden with conflict.

Accquittal of Muchdi PR by the Supreme Court (10 Jul 2009)
KASUM regrets the Supreme Court decision to accquit Muchdi PR in the case of planned assassination towards Munir. The release of Muchdi PR indicates that the law institution is powerless upon bringing down Justice. In its verdict, the Supreme Court stated that the final appeal process requested by the Attorney General as a NO, means the final appeal was not accepted.

Different approach demanded for injustice in Papua (9 Jul 2009)
Poengky Indarti, the external relations director of Imparsial has stressed the need for whoever is elected as president in the election this week to adopt a different approach to the question of reaching a solution to the Papuan question.