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Greenpeace ship visits Indonesia to promote forest conservation (27 Sep 2008)
A Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, will arrive in Indonesia on October 6 to promote forest and climate conservation as part of the environmentalist organization's 'Forest for Climate' campaign, a spokesperson said.

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION - URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME (26 Sep 2008)
*The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information regarding the death of hundreds of people in the Dogiyai District in Papua, Indonesia, due to a cholera epidemic.

Migrants from South Sulawesi have played an important role in manufacturing a Papuan identity (26 Sep 2008)
After an absence of nearly six months, Haji Sarip has returned home to his wife and children in the Papuan capital of Jayapura. He's just completed an arduous journey in search of artefacts in the inland regions of southern Papua.

Indonesia: Investigate ill-treatment of Papuan prisoner (25 Sep 2008)
The Indonesian authorities must take immediate action to investigate the torture of Papuan prisoner Ferdinand Pakage, who is detained at Abepura Prison, Papua.

West Papua Report - October 2008 (23 Sep 2008)
Eighteen men have been arrested after an outlawed separatist flag was raised in the Papua province, Indonesian police said Tuesday.