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Freeport plans to dismiss employees rejected by the government (26 Mar 2009)
Cenderawasih Pos - In response to the current economic recession, the Freeport copper and gold mine announced that they were planning to dismiss three thousand workers, out of a workforce of 11,900 employed at the mine.

Historic meeting: Papuan leader Nicolaas Jouwe & president Yudhoyono (26 Mar 2009)
Nicolaas Jouwe has had a historic meeting with Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono this morning.

Unease In Papua Over Leader's Return (25 Mar 2009)
International Herald Tribune - Jakarta: Tensions arising from clashes between the Indonesian military and independence fighters in the restive and resource-rich region of Papua in recent months have been further stoked by the return of the separatist movement's founder from exile.

An Independence Fighter Returns Home To Papua: To Talk, Not Fight (25 Mar 2009)
Radio Netherlands - After 47 years of exile in the Netherlands, Nicolaas Jouwe, founder of the Free Papua organisation, has returned home. But he will still not allow himself to be used for Jakarta's propaganda.

Declaration of the International Conference on Extractive Industries and Indigenous Peoples (25 Mar 2009)
Legend Villas, Metro Manila, Philippines - We, Indigenous Peoples and support organisations from 35 countries around the world and representing many more Indigenous Nations, have gathered together in this International Conference on Extractive Industries and Indigenous Peoples.