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Indonesia will never allow West Papua referendum, Expert
By Online Editor
10:54 pm GMT+12, 26/05/2016, Indonesia
"Momentum is growing for that to happen," says Professor Kingsbury, "but Indonesia is using its considerable influence to stop full membership and hence recognition. It will be difficult for West Papua to gain full membership, not least because it cannot claim sovereign status."]Read more

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