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From remote villages to bustling cities: educating Indonesians about HIV (28 Nov 2008)
UNICEF - It is before dawn as a UNICEF outreach team departs on a bumpy six-hour drive up a steep mountain road to the remote village of Imbenti. The goal is to bring life saving information about HIV/AIDS to the approximately 100 families who are living in the Arfak moutains of West Papua.

Police not to tolerate "Morning Star" flag raising (27 Nov 2008)
ANTARA News - Papua Police chief Insp.Gen. Bagus Eko Danto said he would not tolerate the raising of the "bintang kejora" (morning star) flag of the Free Papua Organization (OPM) on the separatist movement's anniversary on December 1, 2008 anywhere in the province.

Papuan Women Demand Dialog (27 Nov 2008)
TEMPO Interactive - The Papuan Women's Group Work is demanding to meet with the central government as an effort to solve fundamental problems in Papua, including human rights violations, corruption, and special autonomy implementation.

Papua Police reiterate warnings on separatist flag (27 Nov 2008)
The Jakarta Post - Papua Police has reiterated warnings over any attempt to raise the morning star flag, a symbol of the Free Papua Organization.

Indonesia's Vast Papua In The Grip of Asia's Worst AIDS Crisis (24 Nov 2008)
Jakarta - Gaunt and covered in sores, 20-year-old Christina Mabele is a rarity in the ballooning AIDS crisis that has hit the remote Papua region in eastern Indonesia: she knows why she is sick.