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Specter of unrest in Indonesian mine mire

During a recent presentation to Australian academics, a respected Jakarta-based analyst made the bold prediction that if the current stand-off between the Indonesian government and US mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold isn’t resolved soon, it could light a fire under Papua’s stuttering struggle for independence from Jakarta’s rule. The same week, a member […]