Canberra, — Tiongkok memrotes kritik seorang menteri Australia yang menuduh program bantuan Tiongkok untuk negara-negara kepulauan Pasifik menciptakan “gajah putih” (sesuatu yang spektakuler dan bergengsi, namun lebih banyak membawa kesulitan daripada keuntungan–pent) yang mengancam stabilitas ekonomi negara-negara itu tanpa membawakan keuntungan. Baca lebih lanjut
On the occasion of international human rights day, the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) observes the major human rights issues of concern in Indonesia. Impunity and a fragile criminal justice system have let down victims of human rights abuse and those seeking justice. According to research by the Indonesian Legal Roundtable (ILR), Indonesia’s rule of law index is five, under the minimum score of six. Rule of law is key to human rights implementation and enjoyment. Baca lebih lanjut
Tembagapura, -Indonesian police said they helped evacuate more than 340 people Friday from villages in easternmost Papua after security forces apparently gained the upper hand in a standoff with separatists. It was unclear if there were any casualties.
Papua police spokesman Suryadi Diaz said the villages of Kimbeli and Banti, where separatists stationed gunmen last week, were secured and 344 people including two dozen children were evacuated by bus to a nearby town. Those who left were mostly migrants from other regions while hundreds of indigenous Papuans stayed behind, police said. Baca lebih lanjut