Recognizes Papua as Parth of the Unitary state of the republic of indonesia
West Papua – The results of the Papuan People’opinion (Pepera) are final and valid and recognized by the international community so there is nothing that can separate Papua from the unitary state of the republic of Indonesia. A separatist group is intensively carrying out the discourse of an independent Papua.
The group that wants to proclaim independence from Cendrawasih land is suspected to have emerged following the case of racism against Papuan students in Surabaya in 2019.The demonstration that ended in chaos was also decked with speeches relating to the independence they had long dreamed of.
Whereas according to the Papuan People’s opinion, Papua is officially a legal and absolute part of the republic of Indonesia, a decision that no one can interfere with, considering that its validity has been recognized by the international community as well as by friendly countries.
The Papuan People’s opinion event in 1969 marked a new history in the western part of Papua. A referendum was also held to determine whether West Irian was willing to join the republic of Indonesia, or whether it would be independent and stand on its own.
West Papua finally declared itself part of the republic of Indonesia. However, the process and the validity of the Papuan People’s opinion result still resulted to pros and cons. In practice, the Government of Indonesia decided that the Papuan People’s opinion is held through deliberation system, not voting as it is considered impossible to carry out voting with a one-man one vote system with Papua’s terrain.
In addition, the implementation of the determination of opinion by deliberation is also in accordance with the rules of the opinion poll because it is based on local culture. Although the Papuan People’s opinion has a long history of implementation, all decisions have been passed so there is no longer any doubt about the outcome.
In its implementation, deliberations in the Papuan People’s opinion in each district are attended by the Chairperson and members of the Delibeation Council of Pepera (DMP), the Minister of home Affairs, or the head of the Central Government Mission, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, a delegation of the un secretary general led by Ambassador ortiz Sanz, as well as several Ambassadors of friendly countries, journalists at home and abroad, and not to mention observers. The Papuan People’s opinion meeting resulted in a decision of the declaration by the Papuan people of joining the unitary State of the republic of Indonesia. Papua was lined up as the 26th province of Indonesia under the name Irian jaya.
However, along the way, the OPM and a number of its supporters opposed this decision.one of the Papuan fighters, the lateFrans Albert joku said that Papua was not annexed, did not integrate, and neither was integrated nor combined with the republic of Indonesia, because integration or joining is a process of entering Indonesia from outside.
Meanwhile, since the Proclamation of Independence on August 17, 1945 and based on the principle of uti possidetisjuris, Papua has officially become part of Indonesia however, this process was in fact restrained by the Dutch for a while, and finally after going through various diplomatic processes which also involved the united nations, it was finally determined that the settlement was through the Papuan People’opinion.
Thus, it can be concluded that Indonesia reclaimed Papua or Irian through diplomacy. Frans also stated that if Papua was reclaimed or reentered into the unitary State of the republic of Indonesia, it is not integrated. long before Indonesia’s independence, the Papuan fighter figure, ramses ohee, who is one of the figures in the Papuan People’s opinion, also explained historical facts that show the desire of the Papuan people to join Indonesia emerged since the implementation of the youth Pledge on October 28, 1928.
However, it is unfortunate that there are still others who think that the youths’oath was not attended by Papuan youths. However, in reality, ramses emphasized that these Papuan youths were present and made a vow along with all the youths from other areas.
Interestingly, Ramses stated that his father, Poreu ohee was one of the many Papuan youths who were present at the event. Ramses also revealed that Papua has been legally returned to the Motherland, through the Papuan People’s opinion which was held on May 1, 1969 and made official by the united nations.
These facts and the history of Indonesia’s struggle are clear evidence that Papua is part of Indonesia and cannot be tampered with anymore, although many parties deny this decision and it includes the Free Papua Movement (OPM).
The OPM also seeks various international supports to shakeup security and create opinions that deviate from reality. For this reason, decisive action by the government is considered appropriate.
Moreover, it is necessary to be cautious of foreign parties and non-Governmental organizations (NGOS) that follow it as all forms of activities that are considered left-leaning threaten the security and peace of the country. In the end, the Papuan People’s opinion decision is irrevocable, Papua is part of the unitary State of the republic of Indonesia, and it is a Fixed Price! (Source: Suaradewata.com)
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