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Indonesia: Stop Prison Brutality in Papua (4 Jun 2009)
Human Rights Watch - How can the government turn a blind eye to beatings and torture in one of its prisons? Jakarta needs to put an end to this disgraceful behavior, punish those responsible, and start keeping a close eye on what is happening there.

Down to Earth Newsletter (4 Jun 2009)
The latest issue of the "Down to Earth" newsletter is now available.

West Papua Report June 2009 (3 Jun 2009)
Contents * Amnesty International Reports Human Rights Abuse in West Papua * Various Papuan Groups Reach Consensus on Manifesto * The Jakarta Post Details Indonesian Government's Failure to Build Infrastructure in West Papua * The Indonesian Government Has Failed to Control Illegal Fishing in Papuan Waters * Hundreds of Papuans Protest Police Fatal Shooting The British Government Comments on Expulsion of ICRC and Human Rights

Trial of DAP chairman in Bird's Head underway for subversion (2 Jun 2009)
Media Papua - The police authorities in Manokwari are showing their determination to proceed with the charge of subversion against the chairman of Bird's Head DAP (Dewan Adat Papua), and the chairman of the National Committee of Papuan Youth, John Warijo, and the matter is now in the hands of the prosecutor's office.

Freeport investors voice environmental fears over goldmine (2 Jun 2009)
Jakarta post - One of the world's largest gold, silver and copper mines can be found deep in the heart of one of Indonesia's most remote landscapes.