Argumentative essay outline about west papua freedom introduction thesis statement: west papua should be embraced by nkri because it is a one of indonesia’s dignity. Exploitation in papua from freeport/rio tinto to mifee,papua’s long history of top-down resource exploitation is one of human rights abuses,military oppression,environmental devastation and enduring poverty for the majority of papuans. West papua: a history of exploitation west papua was taken over by indonesia in 1969, and a legacy of oppression and environmental devastation has followed. There have been numerous non-governmental organisations such as minority rights international and amnesty who have compiled reports on the situation in west papua, but it seems that east timor’s conflict with indonesia in 1975 and the realization of independence in 1999 has overshadowed west papua’s case. Western colonial expansion began during the 15th century when spanish and portuguese explorers conquered new lands in the west indies and the americas it continued for over 400 years, and ended with the start of the first world war.
The term “prehistoric” refers to the time before written history in the west, writing was invented in ancient mesopotamia just before 3000 bce, so this period includes visual culture (paintings, sculpture, and architecture) made before that date. While today marks papua new guinea’s independence from australia, west papua, a province on the same island continues its struggle for for self-governance in one of the least publicized and. Rogue cop missing from jail (01/27/2015) an indonesian police official busted for illegal logging in west papua has been missing from jail for nearly a year after being granted permission to seek.
In an attempt to bring discussions about west papua back to the fore this thesis he history of west papua reads something like a play there have been many actors there have been many roles exploitation, and murder unfortunately, this is no stage production the blood spilt is very real and it is ongoing. Land rights: counter-mapping west papua environmental violence an enormous crocodile coils around a giant spiral, carved into a mountain the crocodile breathes fire into the hole its monstrous tail curves out of the horizon. The massive exploitation of the natural and mineral resources, aggressive repression of our human dignity and continuous environmental destruction by foreign and indonesian interests has deprived west papuans of our rights to live freely and independently. West papua, indonesia ()new guinea, the largest tropical island in the world, is divided roughly in halfto the east is papua new guinea (png), independent since 1975 to the west is papua (163,000 square miles), which comprises approximately one-fourth of the total area of the indonesian archipelago. West papua – the secret war in asia (2007) the film tells the story of the situation of the west papuan refugees in papua new guinea as well as the history of the annexation by indonesia and exploitation of natural resources.
Indonesia’s attention and concern for papua and west papua since 1945 is a proof that indonesia continues to fight for the sovereignty of its people, so as not to be destroyed by the interests of groups and foreign intervention. West irian dutch new guinea essay on the western side of papua new guinea (png) is situated west irian, a province of indonesia a colony of the netherlands after august 1828, it was known earlier as dutch new guinea or west new guinea. West papua, the other half, was conquered by the dutch and became known as the netherlands new guinea (infoplease, nd ) in 1945, the rule of the dutch faced turmoil as the indonesian government lay claim on the area.
One exception is the work put in the constitution for west papua entitled basic guidelines, state of west papua that is edited by don al flassy, a bureaucrat, writer and thinker, with a preface by late theys h eluay, then chairman of the papuan council. Indonesia: ending repression in irian jaya crisis group west papua was taken over by indonesia in 1969, and a legacy of oppression and environmental devastation has followed de-centering cold war history: local and global change - google books result 11 feb 2009 workers in the shadows abuse and exploitation of child. Vanishing tribes: unheard voices from west papua is an interactive, illustrated, ebook that tells a fictional story based on real events in west papua it is a tribute to the melanesian people of this island nation and their unstoppable determination to be free of a corrupt and brittle state. This extended essay (2,600 words) is about two unique australians and the startling symbols they've employed to demonstrate their support for west papuans right to self-determination. For many west papuans, the un-sponsored vote legitimised the forced takeover by indonesia in 1962 and the indonesian annexation that continues today few people are aware that 30 years before east timor, west papua was the first ever un administered territory and the first territory granted a un sponsored vote.
Guinea, under the name french guinea, was a part of french west africa until it achieved independence in 1958 it then was ruled successively by sékou touré (1958–84) and lansana conté (1984–2008), the latter of whom claimed power through a military coup. Systematic resource exploitation, the destruction of papuan resources and crops, compulsory (and often uncompensated) labor, transmigration schemes, and forced relocation have caused pervasive environmental harm to the region, undermined traditional subsistence practices, and led to widespread disease, malnutrition, and death among west papuans. Two recent works are casting a much-needed light on the history and contemporary experience of west papua in an age of ever deeper and more complex global entanglements and local struggles. Exploitation and genocide in west papua estimations of over 500,000 indigenous west papuans have been murdered over the last 54 years this also includes reports of wide spread torture of women and children.
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 occupation, theft, repression and murder. West papua has been under illegal indonesian occupation and corporate exploitation since 1969 and in that time over 500,000 west papuans have been killed west papuans are jailed for 15 years just for raising this flag. Short history of west papua enter freeport-mcmoran freeport-mcmoran copper and gold inc, an international mining company headquartered in new orleans, plays a major role in the exploitation of the papuan people freeport became interested in west papua in the 1950’s and in 1965 negotiations between freeport and indonesia began one month.