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Indonesia: Lead-up to election lacks discussion of human rights (9 Apr 2009)
Asian Human Rights Commission - As Indonesia takes part in its third parliamentary election under a new order regime, one might be tempted to see it emerging as a modern, democratic state that has overcome its atrocious decades of military rule. But appearances here are deceiving.

Incidents in Papua prior to 2009 elections (9 Apr 2009)
Kontras - Kontras regrets the occurrence of several incidents of violence prior to the elections in Papua which have spread a sense of anxiety among Papuan people.

Three Bomb Blasts in Jayapura (9 Apr 2009)
TEMPO /Interactive/ - Three bombs exploded under the Muara Tami Bridge in Jayapura, an area directly bordering Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, around 09.00 Central Indonesian Time yesterday (08/04).

INDONESIA: Unjust Democracy (9 Apr 2009)
As Indonesia takes part in its third parliamentary election under a new order regime, one might be tempted to see it emerging as a modern, democratic state that has overcome its atrocious decades of military rule. But appearances here are deceiving.

6 Dead in Pre-Election Violence (9 Apr 2009)
AP - Police say Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua was hit by violence ahead of parliamentary elections. At least six people were killed.