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Human rights body chief: Papua torture case not over (13 Nov 2010)
The Jakarta Post - The national human rights body says it would look into reports of human rights violations in Papua, adding that a recent military tribunal only paid lip service in the attempt to bring justice to the province.

Soldiers punished in ‘red herring’ case (12 Nov 2010)
Jakarta Post - Three enlisted soldiers were sentenced to five months in prison on Thursday for their involvement in assaulting dozens of Puncak Jaya residents in March.

West Papuan rebels struggle for freedom (11 Nov 2010)
The Telegraph - Defying Indonesia's foreign media ban on West Papua, English filmmaker Dominic Brown risked his life to spend two months undercover with West Papuan rebels and returned with the story the Indonesian government has tried so hard to suppress.

Two heroes, no Soeharto this year (11 Nov 2010)
The Jakarta Post - After much debate, two relatively low-profile figures have been nominated as this year’s recipients of national hero titles: the late Johannes Leimena and Johannes Abraham Dimara.

‘Leaked’ file shows civilians targeted in Papua (11 Nov 2010)
The Jakarta Post / CommonDreams / AHRC - US freelance journalist Allan Nairn claimed he got hold of a leaked document containing an intelligence report on the Indonesian Army’s Special Forces (Kopassus) that showed a targeted list of civilians in Papua allegedly involved in a separatist group.