Presidential Elections in Papua: A Battle Between 'New' and 'Old'?
Presidential elections will be held in Indonesia on 9 July 2014. The two candidates seem to offer a choice that Papuans have not previously encountered in an election: between the old military guard and a new face of populist leadership. Following Richard Chauvel (2011, 106), Papua has become a battle ground in a struggle between a 'new' and an 'old' Indonesia. The 'old' Indonesia considers that its soldiers' torturing fellow Indonesian citizens in a most barbaric manner is an 'incident'. The...[Show more]
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