Indonesia's transition from a centralised, military-dominated regime to a multi-ethnic democracy has often been held up as a shining example of successful democratisation. However, the legacy of violence runs deep and has given rise to strong demands for justice. Transitional justice in practice in Indonesia combines many of the elements familiar from across the field, from local processes to international tribunals set up following East Timorese independence.
The Working Papers series, along with podcasts from OTJR seminars and events on Indonesian subjects, seeks to broaden perspectives on one of the most difficult and nuanced situations of TJ practice.
Thu, 04 Mar 2010 by Christian Warta
Tension and division in West Papua is not only focused around nationalism; religion is a key, but often ignored, factor.