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New York Agreement & 1969 Referendum

January 8, 2020

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Jakarta Post - January 8, 2020

Jakarta – The Constitutional Court rejected on Monday a petition for a judicial review of several articles of Law No.

January 6, 2020

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CNN Indonesia - January 6, 2020

Jakarta – The Constitutional Court (MK) has rejected a judicial review of Law Number 12/1969 on the Formation of the West Irian (Papua) Autonomous Province and Autonomous Regencies in

August 17, 2019

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Radio New Zealand - August 17, 2019

An Indonesian lawyer says more than 150 West Papuan independence activists were arrested on Thursday.

August 16, 2019

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CNN Indonesia - August 16, 2019

Jakarta – The Papuan student dormitory in the Kalasan area of the East Java city of Surabaya was besieged by hundreds of people from various ormas (mass or social organisations) on the

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Tabloid JUBI - August 16, 2019

David Sobolim, Jayapura – Papuan students from the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) and the Semarang and Salatiga Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) Committees held a joint

August 15, 2019

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Merdeka - August 15, 2019

Darmadi Sasongko – A protest action on Thursday August 15 by the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) and the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) in the East Java city of Malang

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Jakarta Globe - August 15, 2019

Yudha Baskoro – Papuan activists marched in Central Jakarta on Thursday to mark the 56th commemoration of the United Nations-brokered New York Agreement, which saw control over the wes

May 1, 2019

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Indonesia at Melbourne - May 1, 2019

It might seem incongruous but the Indonesian Constitutional Court is being asked to adjudicate a case that challenges Indonesian sovereignty in Papua.

April 25, 2019

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Associated Press - April 25, 2019

Jakarta, Indonesia – Lawyers are challenging Indonesia's incorporation of the volatile Papua region into its territory in 1969 with a judicial review at the country's highest court.

April 13, 2019

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Asia Pacific Report - April 13, 2019

TAPOL and the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) have applied for a judicial review of the "Act of Free Choice" by the Indonesian Constitutional Court.

September 21, 2018

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Australian West Papua Association (Sydney) Media Release - September 21, 2018

On the 21st September in 1962 the UNGA debated the New York Agreement and voted to pass a Dutch-Indonesia resolution on it by 89 votes to none. There were 14 abstentions.

August 15, 2018

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Suara Papua - August 15, 2018

Bastian Tebai, Semarang – The Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) and the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) have called on all Papuan students through their city committees in

News ›› West Papua ›› New York Agreement & 1969 Referendum
Suara Papua - August 15, 2018

Arnold Belau, Jayapura – A peaceful action that was to be held by the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) in Ternate, North Maluku, was forcibly broken up by local police

August 2, 2018

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CNN Indonesia - August 2, 2018

Kustin Ayuwuragil & Ramadhan Rizki, Jakarta – Commemorating 49 years since the 'Act of Free Choice' (Pepera), the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) and the Indonesian People's Front for

December 19, 2017

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Suara Papua - December 19, 2017

Bastian Tebai, Semarang – On Tuesday December 19, the Papua Student Alliance (AMP) and the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) held simultaneous protest actions around the country aga

September 27, 2017

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Radio New Zealand International - September 27, 2017

Johnny Blades – It's become an annual stoush in New York.

August 15, 2017

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Sindo News - August 15, 2017

Chanry Andrew Suripatty, Jayapura – A peaceful rally by thousands of protesters from the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) in Waena Abepura, Jayapura, rejecting the August 15, 1962 New York Agre

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Radio New Zealand International - August 15, 2017

Protests have been held in several cities in Indonesia to mark the anniversary of the agreement which sealed West Papua's incorporation into the republic.

August 3, 2017

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Tabloid JUBI - August 3, 2017

Jayapura – Papuan students from the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) and the solidarity group the Indonesian People's Front for West Papua (FRI-WP) have held protests against the 1969 UN sponsored ref

August 15, 2015

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Red Flag - August 15, 2015

Ben Hillier – "West Papuans know this day, 15 August, as 'Betrayal Day'." Jacob Rumbiak, a veteran leader of the West Papuan nationalist movement, is speaking at a Melbourne commemoration of the si

April 30, 2015

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Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Media Release - April 30, 2015

Fifty-two years ago on 1 May in 1963, the United Nations Temporary Executive Authority (UNTEA) transferred administration of the Dutch colony of Netherlands New Guinea to Indonesia.

July 15, 2014

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Selangkah Magazine - July 15, 2014

Admin MS, Yogyakarta – Insisting that the annexation of West Papua into the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI) through the 1969 referendum (Pepera) was done undemocratica

March 7, 2014

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Free West Papua Campaign - March 7, 2014

As global media focus on Crimea's forthcoming referendum on whether to join Russia, we remember another 'Act of Free Choice' in West Papua in 1969 – which set off 45 years of military o

August 15, 2013

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Selangkah Magazine - August 15, 2013

Yogyakarta – "Self-determination, the Democratic Solution for the Papuan People", shouted West Papuan students protesting the New York Agreement of August 15, 1962, and supporting the o

August 13, 2013

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Radio New Zealand International - August 13, 2013

Police in Indonesia's Papua region have reportedly banned a number of protests and cultural parades planned to protest against the signing of the 1962 New York Agreement.