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Free Papua founder welcomed with warmth, protest in homeland (22 Mar 2009)
The Jakarta Post - Co-founder of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) Nicholas Jouwe returned to his homeland in Papua on Sunday after more than 40 years in exile.

Sinar Mas Defends Palm Oil Expansion (22 Mar 2009)
Reuters - Sinar Mas Group, one of the country's top palm oil growers, has denied accusations that its activities are damaging the environment and said it would stick to plans to expand its plantations.

Official Bars Journalists from Jouwe, Calls Them 'Bloody Idiots' (21 Mar 2009)
Jakarta Globe - Authorities bent on curbing pro-independence sentiment in the easternmost province of Papua went out of their way on Friday to limit access to a visiting exiled Papuan separatist leader after the latter turned out to be still aspiring for freedom for his homeland.

Papua separatist in Indonesia talks (21 Mar 2009)
Aljazeera - An exiled West Papuan leader who has been fighting for the island's independence from Indonesia, has returned from exile to hold reconciliation talks in Jakarta.

Papua separatist in Indonesiatalks (21 Mar 2009)
Aljazeera - An exiled West Papuan leader who has been fighting for the island's independence from Indonesia, has returned from exile to hold reconciliation talks in Jakarta.