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5.11.15

After Decades, Indonesia to Allow Foreign Journalists Into West Papua

Indonesia announced on Sunday that foreign journalists will be allowed to travel unhindered to West Papau, a region where a 50-year separatist movement has challenged Indonesian territorial claims.

12.11.14

'It's a Time Bomb': How the Pacific is Being Fed to Death by Western Food

The Pacific is facing an obesity and diabetes epidemic, thanks in large part to a world trade system set up by rich Western countries.

12.9.14

Indonesian Army Kills Five Civilians as West Papua Independence Campaign Strengthens

A protest in Paniai was broken up with force on Monday, leaving five demonstrators dead, just as West Papuan activists unified for independence.