This month's PERSPECTIVE is by ETAN's John M. Miller. It looks at differences and similarities in the historical experience of Timor-Leste (East Timor) and West Papua.
|French journalists Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois |
currently under arrest in West Papua. Photo: AFP
CHRONICLE highlights appeals to President-elect Widodo by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch regarding the need to make human rights a priority. Both appeals include a focus on West Papua. A comment by Pat Walsh offers the view that the Widodo administration may offer the "best prospect" for progress on the decades-old "Papua problem."
|Tangguh LNG plant at Bintuni Bay, West Papua. Photo: Tempo.|