The court, however, confirmed the establishment of West Irian Jaya
Province as it has been factually effective, including by the establishment of its local government, local legislative council through the 2004 legislative election and administrative apparatus.
Cases without antibody response would be most expected because of the heavily contaminated environment in Irian Jaya
Indonesia's attachment to Irian Jaya
is not just mystical, sentimental nationalism.
is half as populous as Aceh and its two million inhabitants are spread across a territory seven times larger than Aceh.
The struggle for independence in Irian Jaya
has been less marked by an armed struggle, although the Organizasi Papua Merdeka (Organisation of Papuan Independence or OPM) has been active militarily in the past.
near the village of Kelimo in East Irian Jaya
Province about 3,600 kilometers east of Jakarta and at about 3,700 meters above sea level.
It was in West New Guinea, Irian Jaya
, among the Asmat people, that
A congress held by Irian Jaya
activists and tribal leaders last week declared independence of the resource-rich province.
is marginal to the Indonesian Field of Ethnological Study, while at the same time it is at the western extreme of what might be called the Melanesian Field of Ethnological Study.
Theo van den Broek, a Franciscan Brother originally from Holland, has worked in Irian Jaya
for twenty-four years.
Their outreach to unreached groups in Irian Jaya
confirms that picture.
Hundreds of separatist protesters, some carrying arrows, spears and daggers, demonstrated yesterday against Indonesian control of the remote province of Irian Jaya