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Will Indonesia’s new president end one of Asia’s oldest conflicts?

Will Indonesia’s new president end one of Asia’s oldest conflicts?

JAKARTA, Indonesia — “It’s safe here in Papua. There is nothing to hide.” That’s what Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo said when asked on the campaign trail whether foreign journalists would be allowed into West Papua. “Why not?” he said. It was as if foreign journalists and activists hadn’t essentially been banned for decades from Indonesia’s easternmost…

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