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Since 1962 the former Dutch colony of West Papua was under UN protection. In fact, Indonesia ruled it and had no compassion whatever for the Papuan independence movement. UN diplomats carried out... [Item of the Day]
On 20 July 1947 in Indonesia political activists are arrested and imprisoned by the Dutch Army. On this day the Dutch government denounced the Lingaddjati treaty (1946) that provided for a gradual... [Item of the Day]
La Charte Tunisienne is the organ of the Tunisian independence movement, led by Habib Bourguiba (1903-2000). On 6 February 1937 La Charte complains about the 'ridiculous suspicion' of French customs... [Item of the Day]