Business as usual for military, says group (1 Nov 2007)
Jakarta - To understand the extent of the Indonesian Military (TNI)'s business network, it is necessary for regional administrations to undertake a thorough inventory of military-linked companies in their areas, observers said Wednesday.

Uncen concludes that implementation of Otsus is far from satisfactory (1 Nov 2007)
Cenderawasih Pos- A meeting at the governor's office attended by district heads which was held on the fifth anniversary of the introduction of the Special Autonomy Law (OTSUS) was presented with an evaluation by Cenderawasih University (Uncen). The general conclusion was that implementation was far from satisfactory.

Police need to explain arrest of Papuan human rights lawyer - Komnas HAM (1 Nov 2007)
Kompas, Jakarta -- The National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) hopes that the police will soon provide an explanation for the arrest of an activist from the Foundation for Legal Education and Democracy (LPHD), Iwangin Sabar Olif. A clarification is necessary in order that the Papuan public -- particularly activists -- are not anxious because in the arrest involved members of the Detachment 88 Anti-Terror Unit.

The West Papua Report - November 2007 (1 Nov 2007)
This is the 42nd in a series of monthly reports that focus on developments affecting Papuans. This series is produced by the non-profit West Papua Advocacy Team (WPAT) drawing on media accounts, other NGO assessments and analysis and reporting from sources within West Papua.

UN rights official criticizes RI over access (29 Oct 2007)
The Jakarta Post - Despite being a member of the UN Human Rights Council, Indonesia is among those countries that continue to refuse a visit by a UN official responsible for investigating extrajudicial killings.