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UN envoy says Indonesian torture widespread (28 Nov 2007)
Torture in Indonesian detention centres is widespread said a special UN investigator Friday, after visiting police lock-ups and prisons across the country in a two-week trip.

Goverment told to review troops in Papua (28 Nov 2007)
The government and the House of Representatives have to evaluate the performance of security personnel in Papua, especially the concentration of military forces, their roles and the clarity of their purpose in Papua, activists said Monday.

Indonesia ratifies Aussie security pact (28 Nov 2007)
Indonesia's parliament has ratified a key security treaty with Australia, a year after both nations signed the historic pact.

West Papuan Flag Raising Outside Indonesian Embass (28 Nov 2007)
Members of the West Papuan community in Australia and their supporters will raise the West Papuan National Flag, The Morning Star, outside the Indonesian Embassy in Canberra on Friday 30 November at a peaceful rally to draw attention to the human rights situation in West Papua.

West Papuan lawyer arrested for sending text message (8 Nov 2007)
Survival International - Sabar Iwanggin has been arrested and interrogated by Indonesia’s special anti-terrorism police force Sabar Iwanggin, a lawyer who defended Papuan students arrested in 2006 after demonstrations against the Indonesian regime, has been arrested and interrogated by Indonesia’s special anti-terrorism police force, Detachment 88. He has now been moved to police headquarters in Jakarta.