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Open letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (28 Jun 2007)
Open letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono concerning Col. Cav. Burhanuddin Siagian, Commander of the Resort Military Command 172/PWY Jayapura, Papua

Wood Import: NGOs caution for enormous costs for both humans and the environment (26 Jun 2007)
Berlin - China’s fast economy growth results in extreme demand increases on the world market for wood. The ‘wood workshop of the world’ produces a third of the worldwide furniture. China has long been unable to cover the demand of industrial wood with its own production: in 2005 it imported 143 million cubic meters of wood—three times as much as in 1997. Experts expect this number to have doubled in 2013.

Intimidation follows UN envoy's mission to Papua (21 Jun 2007)
Imparsial, Kontras, SKP Jayapura, YLBHI and Pokja Papua - Violent incidents happened in the aftermath of the visit of Special Representative on Human Rights Defenders to Papua.

Half in Indonesia's remote Papua province unaware of HIV/AIDS, research finds (18 Jun 2007)
The Associated Press - Nearly half the residents of Indonesia's remote Papua province have never heard of HIV/AIDS despite the virus' prevalence there being 15 times the national average, a new internationally funded research report shows.

UN suspects Papuan activists tortured (12 Jun 2007)
A special representative to the United Nations (UN) secretary-general says there are credible reports that human rights defenders in the Indonesian province of Papua are being held, tortured and harassed.