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it becomes clear that in the document the basic assumption is that Papua is and always will be an integral part of the Indonesian Republic. The final document leaves no doubt as to that matter.


, in line with this basic assumption, the demand for open research into the history of Papua is virtually made impossible; the nomination (by Jakarta) of a "Commission for Truth and Reconciliation" (CTR) doesn’t serve properly the need for an open-ended political dialogue. It might even be concluded that setting up a CTR as viewed by the government is not really meant to open up the truth, but mainly meant to strengthen the national unity. Herewith the CTR loses its original principal contents and purpose.



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