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Churches, NGOs release report on torture (26 Apr 2008)
Non-governmental organizations and churches released Friday The Practice of Torture in Aceh and Papua 1998-2007 report, which details thousand of abuse cases in Aceh and Papua during the past military imposition and in Timor Leste during the occupation of Indonesia from 1975-1999.

Ex-Generals Ask Komnas to Terminate Rights Probe (25 Apr 2008)
Retired military and police generals met in Jakarta on Thursday, telling the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) to stop probing past human rights cases implicating armed forces officers.

Freeport-McMoRan profit more than doubles (23 Apr 2008)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc said on Wednesday first-quarter profit more than doubled, topping Wall Street estimates, as the miner benefited from higher metals prices. The company lowered slightly its estimate for copper sales this year, and raised its estimate for gold sales.

letter Dutch ministtry FA to Pro Papua (23 Apr 2008)
I can assure you that the attention of the Dutch Government about the situation in Papua takes in a prominent position in the Dutch policy towards Indonesia.

FI makes place for West Papua at UN review (23 Apr 2008)
From 3-28 March 2008, 7th session of the UN Human Rights Council was held in Geneva. Five Franciscan brothers and sisters spoke at the Council, addressing their concerns for the poor and vulnerable to the international community.