International Institute for Religious Freedom

Bonn – Cape Town – Colombo



Papua: Muslim-Christian Tensions On A Knife Edge

International Crisis Group (ICG) has just released an informative and significant report on the escalating ethnic and religious tensions in Papua (eastern Indonesia).

West Papua: 45 Years of Indonasian Rule

When Indonesia declared its independence from Holland in 1949, the Dutch insisted that West Papua (West or Dutch New Guinea) not be considered part of Indonesia as the Papuans were Melanesian and pred...