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  Travelling to Indonesia (Irian Jaya)
Jayapura, the neat provincial capital on a hillside overlooking the bay, is 3,520 kilometers away from Jakarta.
Jayapura is the capital and the biggest city of this easternmost province.
It is a neat and pleasant city, built on the slope of a hill overlooking the bay.
www.emp.pdx.edu /htliono/irja.html   (921 words)

  Jayapura - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jayapura City (Kota Jayapura) is the capital of Papua province, Indonesia, on the island of New Guinea.
Occupied by the Japanese in April 1942, it was liberated by U.S. forces on April 22, 1944, and served as General Douglas MacArthur's headquarters until the conquest of the Philippines in March 1945.
Jayapura: a village in Sri Lanka in the Thampalagamuwa divisional secretary's division of Trincomalee district.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hollandia   (237 words)

 ANTARA News :: Tremor jolts Jayapura, Papua
Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA News) - A tectonic tremor measuring 4.45 on the Richter Scale jolted Jayapura city and Jayapura District in Papua,, Indonesia`s eastern most province, on Sunday.
The tremor's epicenter was located at the coordinates of 2.20 degrees southern latitude and 140.97 degrees eastern longitude, around 55 kilometers northeast of Genyem, Jayapura District, Eresmus Kayadu, an officer at the Papua Meteorological and Geophysics (BMG) office, said here on Monday.
Indonesia lies in a zone known as the Pacific "ring of fire", which is prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity.
www.antara.co.id /en/arc/2006/7/10/tremor-jolts-jayapura-papua   (123 words)

 Tsunami News for Jayapura, Indonesia
In a speech at Jayapura, West Papua where he had commiserated with victims from an earlier earthquake there and celebrated Christmas with the Papuans, he said...
JAYAPURA: The Papua administration has given the go-ahead for a plane it normally relies...
Jayapura in West Papua at Indonesia’s extreme eastern border was also rocked...
danger.mongabay.com /earthquake/2004/Jayapura.html   (315 words)

 VISITING JAYAPURA - Ecotourism Melanesia
Jayapura is the capital of the Indonesian-administered territory of Irian Jaya, otherwise known as West Papua.
Small boats and fibreglass dinghies travel regularly betwen Vanimo and Jayapura and by asking around the waterfront you may be lucky enough to catch a ride although it may not be at a time convenient to you.
Jayapura is a well-kept secret that the Indonesian tourist authorities don't talk about, due to the political sensitivities surrounding the Indonesian annexation of West Papua.
www.em.com.pg /PNG/provinces/Sandaun/visitingjayapura.htm   (1645 words)

 Kota Jayapura - Kamis, 17 Juli 2003
Berada di Jayapura yang terletak di bibir Teluk Yos Sudarso dan Teluk Yotefa akan disuguhkan pemandangan indah panorama alam yang berbukit-bukit serta hamparan lautan Pasifik berair biru jernih.
Bukan hanya penduduk Papua yang menjadikan Jayapura sebagai kota transit, turis asing maupun lokal juga menggunakan kota ini sebagai kota persinggahan bila ingin menuju pedalaman.
Pariwisata Jayapura memang belum sepenuhnya pulih dari kondisi terpuruk sejak krisis melanda negeri ini.
www.kompas.com /kompas-cetak/0307/17/otonomi/432849.htm   (853 words)

 Wamena, Biak, Jayapura, Monokwari, Sorong, Timika - Irian Jaya Travel and Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A short trip from Jayapura, Lake Sentani is one of the biggest lakes and still virtually untouched by tourism.
Wamena is the regency's capital of Baliem, it is 45 minutes flight from Jayapura and it is the only town in the valley.
There are regular flightsto and from Jayapura on the north coast, Denpasar - Bali and from Makassar in Sulawesi, connecting to Jakarta.
www.travellingtoindonesia.com /irianjaya/city.htm   (827 words)

 Papuans 'tortured by police' in Jayapura - Breaking News - World - Breaking News
The Peace and Justice Secretariat of the Catholic diocese in Papua's provincial capital, Jayapura, alleges cases of physical and mental abuse, and intimidation of prisoners.
Four policemen, an air force soldier and a civilian were killed in the riots, prompting hundreds of students to flee their homes and dormitories in fear of reprisals by security forces.
During hearings at the Jayapura District Court involving 16 of the detainees, judges put questions to police witnesses and gave answers for them that were detrimental to the accused, the report said.
www.smh.com.au /news/World/Papuans-tortured-by-police-in-Jayapura/2006/06/26/1151174113479.html   (587 words)

 DEHATOUR - INFO IRIAN JAYA - Island Destination   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On the basis of physical features and differences in language, customs, artistic expression and other aspects of culture, the indigenous people of Irian Jaya are distinguished into about 250 sub-groups, although they all belong to the Melanesian race, and are related to the people inhabiting the islands along the southern rim of the Pacific.
Jayapura is the capital and the biggest city of this easternmost province.
It is a neat and pleasant city, built on the slope of a hill overlooking the bay.
www.dehatour.com /data/info_irianjaya.htm   (987 words)

 PapuaWeb: Kronologi Papua - 2000-2003 - Chronology of Papua
Belgian hostages Philippe Si and Johan van Den Eynde are released and flown to Jayapura.
Several thousand student and youth demonstrators march from Abepura to the Governor’s office in Jayapura to protest the lack of progress on solving the Eluay murder, and to reject the forthcoming Dec 22 visit by President Megawati.
Some 700 student demonstrators gathered in Jayapura are dispersed violently by anti-riot police, and 42 students are arrested.
www.papuaweb.org /chrono/files/c2000-.html   (4572 words)

 Jayapura Justice and Peace Office alleges abuse in Papua
The Jayapura Diocese Office of Justice and Peace has accused Indonesian police of torturing 23 Papuans arrested after violent protests in March, alleging cases of physical and mental abuse, and intimidation of prisoners.
Four policemen, an air force soldier and a civilian were killed in the riots on 16 March, prompting hundreds of students to flee their homes and dormitories in fear of reprisals by security forces.
Judges and prosecutors had not upheld basic principles of fair and honest hearings, which were held amidst heavy security in an "atmosphere of terror and fear for the accused", the report said.
www.cathnews.com /news/606/139.php   (947 words)

 Inside Indonesia 56 - Raising the West Papua flag
After the first demonstration in Jayapura, Abri and the officially controlled local media blame the trouble on 'wild terrorist gangs' (GPK) from Black Water, a refugee camp on the Papua New Guinea side of the border.
Jayapura, usually a bustling city, is silent and deserted except for police and Abri.
Jayapura is already an Indonesian city in Melanesia.
www.insideindonesia.org /edit56/kilvert.htm   (1583 words)

 CNN.com - Indonesia awaits outcome of mass prayer rally in Jayapura - November 30, 2000
JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) -- Nerves were taut as separatists and soldiers awaited Friday's mass prayer rally intended to celebrate claims for independence in the restive province of Irian Jaya.
The show of force in Jayapura, unashamedly meant to intimidate protesters, was carried out after authorities filed subversion charges against two jailed Irian Jaya secessionist leaders.
Jayapura, a port city of about 840,000 people, was calm Thursday night.
archives.cnn.com /2000/ASIANOW/southeast/11/30/indonesia.02.ap/index.html   (1044 words)

 AsiaMedia :: Regional media in RI comes to life
We chose Jayapura partly because it was what we call a border area and again precisely because we anticipated that it would be so different to Java as well as Manado.
One of the features, for example, in Jayapura, in the print media, which we see also to a degree in Manado, but functioning in a slightly different way, is the importance of government funding.
If we open a newspaper in Jayapura, there are about half a dozen with a variety of different views, most of those newspapers are quiet heavily dependent on advertising, which is exclusive advertising, or sponsorship, which is sometimes explicitly stated and sometimes less evident.
www.asiamedia.ucla.edu /article-southeastasia.asp?parentid=60338   (1095 words)

 Places of Interest in Papua New Guinea ( Irian Jaya ) East Indonesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There is a settlement on-the shore of this lake not far from Jayapura whereone can observe local traditions as they are practiced in the daily lives ofthe people.
The short trip from Jayapura, pleasant as it is, offers a little foretaste of the province’s magnificent scenarios.
Biak, a town built on the rocky soil of an island of the same name on the rim of Cendrawasih Bay, is Irian Jaya’s gateway.
www.nelltours.com /main/irian-poi.html   (1680 words)

 Evan in Indonesia Part 3: West Papua, nee Irian Jaya
The flight is in three hops: Manado to Sorong to Timika to Jayapura.
Jayapura lies in one valley and my destination, Apebura, lies in another.
Tuk and I made the road trip to Jayapura to pick up a "surat jalan," the travel permit we need to visit the Baliem valley, the tourist center for traditional culture in Irian Jaya.
www.whereisevan.com /indonesia00-3.html   (6912 words)

 Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jayapura residents were forced to endure hunger and thirst today (Tuesday 13 November 2001) as the main source of drinking water located in Camp Walker, Waena, supplying a wide area in Jayapura was poisoned by unidentified men.
A nurse working in Dok II Jayapura hospital, Yoke Teopari (age 43) when contacted by ELSHAM confirmed the incident by testifying as follow: "At 11.45 Jayapura time, I was walking by the Intensive Care Unit I saw fellow medical staff were treating 5 children lying in bed.
Jayapura Police members collected samples of the poisoned water for further Lab.
www.koteka.net /h20poisoned.htm   (310 words)

 archipelaGoIrian Jaya
Jayapura, in the northern coastal region, is the capital of Irian Jaya and is a convenient point of departure for trips around the province.
Jayapura is easy to reach from anywhere in Indonesia, either by air or by sea.
Located 37 km from Jayapura, at the foot of the Cyclops Mountains, it is very popular for recreation and bathing.
www.goarchi.com /archo/provinces/i-jaya/i-jayatour.html   (1809 words)

This website is maintained by the Catholic Diocese of Jayapura and the Franciscan Friars in West Papua through the Office of Justice and Peace (Sekretariat Keadilan dan Perdamaian/ SKP) as an effort to accurately portray the human rights situation in West Papua and to publicise it.
SKP Jayapura and Franciscans International reported the case of Abepura of 16 March 2006 to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Prof.
Manfred Nowak, due to the high risk of torture to 73 detainees that are being interrogated in the Jayapura Police Station without access to lawyers.
www.hampapua.org /home2.html   (1157 words)

 The Jakarta Post: Papuans want Theys trial moved to Jayapura, JAKARTA POST@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Papuans demanded on Monday that the venue of the murder trial for local separatist leader Theys Hiyo Eluay be moved from the East Java capital of Surabaya to their province in order for justice to take place.
"The case of Theys Eluay's murder that was perpetrated in Jayapura should be tried in Papua, so that the local people can directly monitor the trial," spokesman for former Papuan political prisoners Saul J. Bomay told the Antara news agency.
He argued that it would only be natural under the legal procedures to hold the trial in Jayapura, the capital of...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:70847403&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (231 words)

 Elsham News Service
JAYAPURA- Perang saudara di Kwamki Lama, Timika yang hingga kini masih terjadi, sangat disayangkan Wakil Gubernur Papua, Alex Hesegem SE.
JAYAPURA - Meski upaya penanggulangan bencana kekeringan di Kabupaten Yahukimo oleh pemerintah pusat yang penangganannya langsung dibawah Interdep (Lintas Departemen) dengan dana bantuan sebesar Rp 68 miliar, namun DPRD Yahukimo tetap meminta agar dana itu diaudit penggunaannya.
JAYAPURA- Meletusnya kembali perang saudara di Timika yang memakan korban jiwa lebih banyak dari perang saudara sebelumnya, ternyata mengundang pertanyaan dari Wakil Ketua II Majelis Rakyat Papua (MRP), Dra Hana Hikoyabi.
www.geocities.com /elshamnewsservice   (1090 words)

 PNG smugglers jailed in Jayapura   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
At least 10 Papua New Guinea citizens are in jail in the Indonesian province of Papua for smuggling offences and breaches of Indonesian immigration laws.
One of the prisoners is the son of a former senior public servant in West Sepik province whose mother has made a number of pleas to Indonesian authorities to release her son.
This was revealed to The National recently by Indonesia's border affairs liaison chief, Surianto, in Jayapura when commenting on the increase of drug smuggling from Papua New Guinea and the gross abuses of traditional border pass (TBP) by Papua New Guineans visiting Papua.
www.hellopacific.com /news/general/news/2004/10/15/15reg13.html   (226 words)

 INDONESIA 1991-92
In Jayapura, Bruce went to the Garuda office to book his ticket to Wamena, which was accomplished without too much hassle.
There is not a lot of interest in Jayapura, other than the market; this is a long ribbon-like covered complex along the bank of a fairly grungy river.
From Jayapura, we took a bemo to the suburb of Hamadi, which was the site of American amphibious landings in World War II.
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 Indonesia: Irian Jaya: recent arrests
The riots were the result of public anger over the manner in which the military authorities handled the return to Jayapura of the body of a former Irian Jayan prisoner.
Amnesty International is concerned however that when Dr Wainggai refused to be taken to a military hospital after complaining of ill-health, the prison authorities rejection of his request for treatment in a private hospital resulted in him not receiving any medical treatment at all.
Concern for the safety of the detainees was heightened by the news that some of those arrested were held initially in military custody, increasing the risk of beatings and torture.
www.amnestyusa.org /countries/indonesia/document.do?id=CD98E2A86EBF912A8025690000692F3E   (2882 words)

 Indonesia Update
We should explain also that the sixteen detainees whose cases are now being heard at the Jayapura district court were moved from the POLDA detention centre where they had been held for three months to the Abepura Prison on 6 June 2006, Jayapura.
Since 17 May 2006, sixteen have been on trial at Jayapura district court while the other six are still being held at POLDA and are being interrogated by the police.
On 30 May 2006, the Justice and Peace Secretariat (SKP) of the Jayapura Diocese, Justice and Peace of the GKI Synod in Papua and the Justice and Peace Bureau of Indonesia the GKII (Kemah Injili Church in Papua) visited the detainees in POLDA Papua detention centre.
www.minesandcommunities.org /Action/press1124.htm   (2344 words)

 Jayapura City Tourism - Papua Indonesia
Jayapura, founded on 7 March 1910 as Hollandia, had developed into a city with modern civil, educational, and medical services in 1962.
Among ethnic Papuans, it is also known as Port Numbai, the former name before the arrival of immigrants.
Jayapura is the largest city, boasting a small but active tourism industry; it is built on a slope overlooking the bay.
www.indonesia-tourism.com /east-papua/jayapura.html   (301 words)

 Freeport Ambush Libel Case Opens in Jayapura
Human rights activists and journalists have been charged with libel after they accused the elite special branch of the Indonesia's military (TNI), the Kopassus of orchestrating the killings to destabilise the region and the mine site and ensuring lucrative security contracts and budgets continue to flow to the TNI.
The attack took place at Mile 63, an area near the Freeport compound which was supposed to have been tightly guarded by soldiers said The Post.
The libel action, submitted to the Jayapura District Court on June 13, 2003, resulted from a media conference in Jakarta on Sept. 25 last year, in which Rumbiak described what he said was the role of Kopassus soldiers in the ambush.
www.minesandcommunities.org /Company/freeport09.htm   (875 words)

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