Since 11 September, the global airwaves and media have been virtually taken over by the ‘war against terrorism’ launched by President George Bush and backed up to the hilt by Tony Blair. This war, which in fact amounts to a war on Afghanistan, has focused on an act of terrorism directed against the US.
Presentation by Carmel Budiardjo to the West Papua Solidarity Meeting in Germany, analysing the Papua situation within the Indonesian political landscape, and suggesting recommendations on West Papua to be taken up by the solidarity movement.
TAPOL paper on the historical role of the security forces in the Indonesian state, presented at the International workshop 'Violence in Indonesia: Its historical roots and its contemporary manifestations' at the Universiteit Leiden.
Statement presented by TAPOL, petitioning the UN Special Committee on the situation in East Timor, calling for a fair referendum, and steps to ensure peaceful disarmament
A bibliography of books and resources on Indonesia's 1965/66 atrocities. This bibliography provides an essential resource for those wishing to study what really happened in Indonesia during those fateful years.
Briefing on the upcoming East Timor referendum, highlighting conditions which are not yet conducive to a free and fair referendum, and providing recommendations to UNAMET and the international community.