Saturday, July 3, 2010
West Papua Report July 2010
This is the 74th 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.
Beginning with this edition the West Papua Report will include a Bahasa Indonesia translation of the summary and subject titles. This report is co-published with the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) Back issues are posted on lineathttp://etan.org/issues/wpapua/default.htm Questions regarding this reportcan be addressed to Edmund McWilliams ated...@msn.com.
-- Andreas Harsono Wins 2010 John Rumbiak Human Rights Defenders Award
-- Security Force Operations in Puncak Jaya Escalate
-- Papuan Peoples Council Rejects Special Autonomy, Calls for Referendum on Papuans' Future
-- New Human Rights Watch Report on Political Prisoners Indicates No Progress Since 2007 UN Report
-- Papuans Continue to Resist Merauke Food Estate Plan
-- Kopassus in West Papua
-- Vanuatu Steps Forward to Support Papuan Political Rights
-- Earthquake Causes Serious Damage in YapenIsland
-- Racism Infects Perspective of Some Indonesians Regardin Papuans
- Andreas Harsono Wins 2010 John Rumbiak Human Rights Defenders Award